DBxtra 6.0: enhanced data reporting at your fingertips.Quanticus has announced the release of version 6.0 of DBxtra, a stand alone query and reporting tool for the Windows platforms. Designed with an ordinary user in mind, this application enables you to connect to various data sources, create ad hoc queries and reports, leaving the complexity behind the scene. While delivering all much requested features, the newest version gives you an extra ability to design a data report and publish it to an Intranet or Internet server as an ASP page. Similar to other DBxtra operations, ASP design and publication can be done with a point-and-click simplicity.
"Creating an ASP report in DBxtra is simple and doesn't require any knowledge of ASP, HTML HTML
in full HyperText Markup Language
Markup language derived from SGML that is used to prepare hypertext documents. Relatively easy for nonprogrammers to master, HTML is the language used for documents on the World Wide Web. or programming," says Rudolf F. Vanek, executive director of Quanticus S.A. de C.V. "Instead of writing code you can use the visual DBxtra ASP Designer to specify the desired format and create an ASP page. Once the page is ready, the program will help you to publish it online. End users can view the page from any computer either with the DBxtra software or from any Internet browser. Since the page is live connected to the data, the online report remains always up-to-date. We believe DBxtra--ASP pages will be of great help for executives and personnel who need access to live data reports from any location and any computer."
Today the new feature is available for free for all owners of DBxtra Professional edition. However the company is planning to distribute it as an add-on option to DBxtra Professional for an extra cost.
DBxtra at a Glance DBxtra is designed for anyone who wants to have the full control over business data with minimum expenses and efforts. Using the program, you can connect to multiple local and Internet data sources at the same time, create queries with powerful expressions and design reports.
DBxtra allows you to connect to Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server A relational DBMS from Microsoft that is a major component of the Windows Server System. It is Microsoft's high-end client/server database and is closely integrated with Microsoft Visual Studio and the Microsoft Office System. , MySQL, Oracle, DB2 and any other database through ODBC (Open DataBase Connectivity) A database programming interface from Microsoft that provides a common language for Windows applications to access databases on a network. . Created reports can be printed, exported to HTML, ASP, Excel, XML XML
in full Extensible Markup Language.
Markup language developed to be a simplified and more structural version of SGML. It incorporates features of HTML (e.g., hypertext linking), but is designed to overcome some of HTML's limitations. or PDF (Portable Document Format) The de facto standard for document publishing from Adobe. On the Web, there are countless brochures, data sheets, white papers and technical manuals in the PDF format. , sent by email or uploaded to an FTP server. Customers will also discover the ability to schedule operations and get them executed automatically. For all its technical sophistication so·phis·ti·cate
v. so·phis·ti·cat·ed, so·phis·ti·cat·ing, so·phis·ti·cates
1. To cause to become less natural, especially to make less naive and more worldly.
2. , DBxtra is easy to learn and use Easy to learn refers to software that is well designed and capable of being used right away without having to wade through documentation. If you make the program work with little effort, it is easy to learn. . Its intuitive interface, documentation and tutorials remove all complexities traditionally associated with data querying and reporting.
Pricing and Availability DBxtra 6.0 is designed for Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/NT4/ 2000/2003 Server and costs $100(USD USD
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