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Posted on 10/04/2017

** If you are a fan, there will be NO SPOILERS, only light innuendo of guilt ** “YOU did it, Darby” proclaimed EVERYONE at work, pointing their fingers at me, snickering behind my back. My age-old work nightmare was coming true. All except my name is Lesley (thank heavens!), and I am not a […] …read more

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Posted on 08/14/2017

What Can I Expect in Version 15.1 , 15.2 and Javelin? Version 15 has been mainly focused on its central theme of improving product usability.  In the recent months, our development team has been hard at work improving several core features as well as creating new ones, all to make working with Windward smoother than […] …read more

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Posted on 07/25/2017

Many times printing a map in your report is a great feature but more often there is a need to customize the map image with data points and markers to more effectively tell the story of the data.  Using Windward Import Tags, you will be able to dynamically construct Google Maps images from longitude and […] …read more

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Posted on 06/26/2017

I hit a weird situation last week. We had a report (Windward, not SSRS) that was pretty basic, 9 pages long, and it was taking over 1 minute to run. I ran it under a profiler and 92% of the time is in the ADO.NET connector (i.e. SQL Server was slow to respond). And then […] …read more

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Posted on 06/14/2017

Report generation can be a scary world if you’re not confident in the integrity of the data being used in your reports.  Luckily, the new Verify and Error Handling features in AutoTag and the Windward Engines allow you to make robust templates that can push past a host of issues caused by indecent data. By […] …read more

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