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Using Globals

This part shows you how to use the database you built in the previous exercises, introducing several important ObjectScript features. In the next exercises, you'll develop lookup/edit/delete methods.

In Part 3, you'll learn about more interesting and useful features of ObjectScript.

  • Functions: $Order, $Translate, $Replace, $Get, $Test.

  • Commands: Lock, TStart, TCommit, TRollback.

  • A little bit about objects, properties, and instance methods, including the standard object methods %New(), %OpenId(), and %Save().

  • Accessing data using SQL.