The internet was an invaluable tool in the research and development that has made TurboData the high-quality and popular tool that it is today. We would like to share some of the sites with you that we found useful.

How did we do it?

TurboData was developed using Microsoft’s Visual Basic v6.

TurboData connects to your databases via ODBC or OLE DB connections using Microsoft’s Universal Data Access technology using DAO and ADO database protocols. Visit this link to download the latest Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) which contains ADO database protocols that may be used to obtain a direct connection to your database. This site also has the latest Microsoft’s Jet 4.0 Service Pack which may be required on your computer to use TurboData.

Third Party Components

To make TurboData a robust product with many features, we used various third party components including:

  • True DBGrid Pro v6 and VS Elastic v6 by Component One.
  • Tlist v6 and MetaDraw v2 by Bennet-Tec Information Systems
  • Active ToolBars Plus v2 by Infragistics, Inc
  • Supported Databases
  • DB2
  • Jet (Microsoft Access)
  • MS SQL Server
  • MySQL
  • NonStop SQL
  • Oracle
  • SQL Anywhere
  • Sybase
  • Teradata
  • Visual FoxPro

Internet Solutions

We search the internet almost daily with Google.

On line purchasing software by Concept Software, Inc.

The search engine optimisation software Web Position Gold by Firstplace Software is excellent. This is the reason that typing “Test Data Generator” into Google will list TurboData in the top 5 out of over 500,000 results!

The TurboData web site was designed and developed for Canam Software Labs by Turbo Computer Systems, Inc..


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