In an effort to better understand our customers’ needs and requirements for deploying or developing applications using Cincom Smalltalk™, product management launched the next survey in our series of mini-surveys to our customer base.
As of April 8 2014, Microsoft® discontinued support for Windows® XP. Also, after April 8, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or any of the various support-related options and updates for XP.
I recently had the unpleasant experience of trying to recover my Smalltalk code stored in PostgreSQL from the raw files with no backup. I am sharing my steps and eventual success in case others find themselves in the same predicament. Or better yet, use this report as motivation to learn how to do a backup proper for whatever database you use!
The Cincom Smalltalk Team is creating monthly mini surveys for fact-finding and research purposes, and also to help customers feel closer to the planning process and more inclined to share more information with the team.