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    Default UK DataFlex Group Zoom Meetup - Thursday March 4th 2021

    Time: Thursday March 4th, 2021 19:00 GMT London
    The UK DataFlex Group are having a Zoom Meetup, which anyone is welcome to join.

    As with the last meetup, this is a largely social event, with a couple of short presentations to start. See the 'agenda' for more information.

    We have sent login details to the UK group, those who have expressed an interest (via the Unicorn newsletter) and those who attended previous meetups.

    To join the meetup
    If you would like to join, but haven't received the login details, please email good ol' Unicorn InterGlobal and we will email you the meeting login details.
    Last edited by hsymington; 25-Mar-2021 at 04:24 AM.

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    Default Re: UK DataFlex Group Zoom Meetup - Thursday March 4th 2021

    At the meetup, Peter Bragg (from Donorflex) gave a presentation about File handling in DataFlex.Donorflex has an application that has to process large numbers of text files and .csv files in particular. The application doesn’t have an API (yet!), so there is a lot of importing and exporting of files. Peter's presentation covered their preparation for DataFlex 2021/20.0 and the changes they will implement to be ready for Unicode, such as, the introduction of byte order marks (BOMs) to indicate Unicode encoding of text files. For this presentation, you can:

    Note, the code is in the new DataFlexCode organisation on GitHub. We've started a page about it on

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