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mdimen
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎09-18-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Looking for database app

Folks:

 

I'm looking for either an existing app, or a programmer to construct one.  This project is for an electrical contractor, who wishes to move to the Blackberry platform.  Goals are twofold:  (1) create a standardized materials database, from which a field foreman can search/pick and place an order with a pre-specified supplier via email.  Email will be copied to home office for review, and this copy will include pricing data (estimated) which might ultimately flow into the accounting system as a provisional expense item. (2) interface with payroll service company to receive payroll data from foreman on a weekly basis.  Interface will include copy to home office as well. 

 

These interfaces may be web-based, or may reside on Blackberry (I'm not sure of BB's capabilities).

 

I'd appreciate any feedback.

 

Thanks.

 

Michael

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marchywka
Posts: 1,415
Registered: ‎07-30-2008
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Re: Looking for database app

I'm not sure if you are thinking about a DB on the BB as it sounds like you need a designer but

I'd be curious to get more discussion on this thread from somone wanting a DB on the BB,

 

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/rim/board/message?board.id=java_dev&message.id=4033#M4033

 

 

Certainly web based approaches require less specialized development and generally the BB browser

seems to work ( please see my other posts on Browser board as there are several exceptions including

an inability to post on yahoo finanace mesage boards).

 

I'm working on a custom browser if you need something like that we are always interested but it probably isn't hard

to write a gui app either. The basic app wouldn't be much different from,say, something that let's you place a togo food order

while driving( and sends a copy to your budget monitoring spouse for veto, LOL). I'm thinking about ways that an end-consumer can do something similar.