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Posts on digital data and how it is used, stored, and modified.

Posted on 03/22/2016

Are you building a template but don’t know how to query your JSON data? No problem. Gathering your JSON data is fairly simple as long as you understand a few JSONPath basics. This blog post and video will help you understand how JSONPath works and how you can use Windward’s JSONPath tools to retrieve your […] …read more

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Posted on 02/16/2016

Our team has been hard at work and we have some good news for those of you using Microsoft Dynamics CRM: Windward now supports MS Dynamics reporting. Newly added to version 14, you can now access MS Dynamics data and plug it into your reports and documents. How AutoTag’s MS Dynamics Reporting Works MS Dynamics […] …read more

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Posted on 01/13/2016

Providing access to your database can lead to horrible data breaches, such as when China pulled down all federal employee data from the Office of Personnel Management. Regardless of the security you put in place, fundamentally all the information in your database is accessible to the right query, with the correct credentials. Your only protection […] …read more

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Posted on 12/01/2015

We’re creating a word processor that runs in the browser. A web worker recalculating the layout of the document in the background seemed at first to be a no-brainer. That would have no impact on the UI and could recalculate as a background thread. This is definitely how you would code it if it was […] …read more

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Posted on 11/03/2015

Although I am new to the OData protocol and OData reporting, I am realizing that the more I learn about it, the more I like it. OData allows anyone to query data from a REST API by supplying typed data as well as relevant metadata. Armed with this information, one can easily and quickly write […] …read more

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