Hi Dataflex Users,

Time is flying and it's hard to believe it's only 3 months until the
2006 Corroboree in Sydney. It will be held at the Sydney Travelodge
from the 16th to the 19th of March.

The cost of the Corroboree has been set at $389 per attendee, $329 for
subsequent members from the same company. This cost includes

* the Conference
* DDUG membership
* Lunch, Morning and Afternoon Tea on each day of the Conference
* Dinner on Saturday Night
* Welcoming Drinks on Thursday Night
* and much more!

An Application Form is now available on the DDUG Website
(http://www.ddug.org). As usual there is an Earlybird date set to the
10th of February, after which the prices will increase by $50 per member.

We are pleased to announce that Riaz Merchant from Mertech Data will be
joining us again this year, and will be happy to answer all your
questions regarding SQL and Connectivity, as well as presenting during
the Conference. He is also planning to present "An SQL Tutorial: A to Z
of SQL and how it is used to build complex applications" as a special
training session on Thursday prior to the conference. More details on
this shortly.

The Agenda for the Conference is starting to come together, and so far
includes the following:

* Trends in the RDBMS and DF market as seen by Mertech Data by Riaz
* Eclipse, an alternative for developing (Visual) Dataflex outside
the Studio by Marco Kuipers
* Row Id, What is it? And What is it not? by Daniel Pjevac
* Safe@School - SMS/Voice/Email Messaging in VDF by Matt Smith
* Project Horizon (VDF 12)

Other items on the Agenda include:

* Exploring the new Crystal RDC Report Integration Interface
* New Data Types, Structs and Arrays
* The Start Centre - A Guide for the Developer
* Native Rich Edit Controls, from Edit to Print
* Web Services
* AJAX; making Web Applications more interactive
* Source Code/Version Control

We are looking for presenters for these topics, as well as suggestions
for other topic, so if you'd like to volunteer, or just offer a
suggestion, contact Marco the Agenda Co-ordinator (marco@ddug.org).

Looking forward to seeing you all in March 2006

The DDUG Board