Since 2003, Microsoft Visual Studio has been the main development platform for all Windows Desktop software titles developed - starting with Professional Edition 2002, then Visual Studio 2008 and now Visual Studio 2017.
All software titles for Windows Desktop have had their source code migrated to Visual Studio 2017 in order to continue support for the latest Windows OS environments.
Provision of support and bespoke alterations for patient record and detail management system for blood disorders clinic; development of middleware Interface for main facility patient record and detail management system to third party patient treatment administration system via SOAP/XML.
Design and development of SSCC compliant pallet label management and printing application.
Produces pallet labels for tracking & tracing - food shipping industry
SSCC compliant pallet labelling software for Windows, designed to operate with Zebra family of printers using ZPL protocol.
Tag insertion & extraction utility for localization production support
Takes list of localizable terms from Excel document and searches all files in a project for a locale and replaces occurrences of these terms with system generated tags, then once the Excel document has been localized, inserts the localized terms into the documents in question replacing the system generated tags with the localized terms. Deals with C, C++, XML, HTML and TXT format files.
Designed and developed a mass find and replace utility
Searches any document for list of patterns and replaces that list with respective content on the opposing pattern list.
Designed and developed a disk object watcher
Allows administrator to create schedules for checking folders, network drives and individual documents at any accessible location for existance, size, location and last user access - raises alarm if any of the scheduled objects falls outside the set parameters such as file size, location or deletion.
Designed and developed an SLA reporting system for project managers / production
Stores information about project progress and pulls off reports giving project timelines, costs and forecasts / performance. Project formed basis of prototype for Business Intelligence module which was developed for localization GMS.
Design, development and marketing of Shelf Talker Management software for Wholesale / Cash & Carry
Manages information about warehouse stock and imports data from 3rd party stock management system - prints various styles of barcoded stock labels (Shelf Talkers). Project is variant of already existing software product (see below)
Designed, developed and marketed a Shelf Label Management software application for Retailers
Manages information about retail stock and imports / exports data from and to 3rd party stock management system - prints various styles of barcoded and unit priced shelf labels - supports wide range of label printers.
Support and continued development of Retail distribution management system / warehouse management suite
Various 2nd and 3rd level support undertakings for this UNIX based suite of business applications, developed in KCML (Business Basic - See Wang 2200 2C-Basic for legacy background) - Stock management, e-POS interfacing, branch communications, handheld scanning terminal interfacing, ledger and sales / purchase order management, Payroll)
In addition, application development and support was also undertaken with C, C++ and VB6 devised solutions. (Database query add on modules, device drivers, communications software)
Major tasks :
Support for up to 30 retail / wholesale / Cash & Carry sites
Development of specialist module and bespoke alterations
Modification of Invoicing and transaction modules for Cash & Carry environments
Y2K risk analysis and code changes
Euro changeover risk analysis, code changes and management
Branch communications infrastructure creation and management (Price changes, sales data, new line information)
Project managed and constructed test plans for group of software testers :
Testing Subscriber Management System for Star TV in Hong Kong, rolled out by News International, UK
· Performed structured testing which lead to fault finding with database record locks in Novell Btrieve.
Designed and developed a bookshop retail management suite
Features included :
- Text based menu driven application
- Stock detail management / reorder level data inclusion and analysis
- sales reporting
- Cashier account management
- Stock take forecast reporting
- Stock ordering and order list / picking list reporting
- Goods received / invoice matching
- Ledger access & control (Sales & Purchase); accounting period Control
- Basic shop line code driven EPOS System with receipt printing / book docket printing
- Security backup facility
Deployed in Acorn BASIC on Acorn Archimedes ARM2 based processor PC and later in QuickBasic 7 on an IBM PC/AT (80286) under MS-DOS 5