Tag: Code

Tips for Migrating Your VBA Code to a GP Dot Net Add-on

Recently we had the task of getting a large number of customization that had been created using VBA and Modifier to function on the GP2015 Web Client. Since VBA will not function on the web client, we had the option of re-writing the functionality in Dexterity or Dot Net. Our development team is mainly focused on Dot Net, with a few of us that are well versed in Dexterity. For this reason, we decided that Dot Net would be the best tool to use in this update, and ongoing support in the future.

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Zero in on ZIP code risk

Internet and mobile sales continue to grow in popularity among shoppers and profitability for retailers. Last year, online sales in the U.S. topped $307 billion. The lucrative internet marketplace has also led to more online crime. Recent cyberattacks on U.S. businesses, which affected such titans of industry as Target, JPMorgan Chase, Home Depot and Premera, has Congress scrambling to craft laws to protect businesses and consumers against data breaches. And in 2014, businesses lost an estimated $3.5 trillion globally from retail fraud. Online sellers took the biggest hit, according to LexisNexis, primarily due to losses from card-not-present (CNP) transactions. 

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