Client Project: Infosphere Pty Ltd
Infosphere provides custom software development services for Microsoft Access, Microsoft Visual Basic and SQL Server Database projects.
Infosphere has created Infocouncil, a highly specialised software package for managing council reports, agendas, minutes and resolutions.
Programming Project Period:
March 2001 to January 2010.
Programming Job Description:
Microsoft Visual Basic Programmer, Microsoft Access designer and Website Designer.
VB Programming Duties:
- Microsoft Visual Basic conversion and programmer
- Microsoft Access design, program and maintenance
- Setting of Visual Basic programmer standards
- HTML and Website Designer
- Updated the Infocouncil Website with a fluid design that copes with screens of all sizes. Upgraded all code to HTML5 and CSS3.
- Produced a 30 page manual on SQL, Microsoft Access, Visual Basic and Visual Basic for Applications Programmer standards.
- Analysed the automatic creation of Acrobat's Portable Document Format (.pdf) files as email attachments.
- Converted a VB3 project to Microsoft Visual Basic 6 for George Patterson Bates. This comprised 65,000 lines of code, and involved the conversion of:
- Multiple Microsoft Access databases.
- Third party Controls – Video Elastic (now SizerOne), True Grid (now True DBGrid).
- 16 bit API Windows System calls – including replacement of those that were obsoleted.
- Crystal Reports
- Converted a VB3 to Microsoft Visual Basic 6 Life Insurance valuation system for Phillips Fox actuaries.
- Rewrote the Infosphere Web site, optimised for Search Engines – including research on Keywords.
- Created a Visual Basic program to automate the sending of monthly newsletters by Email. Added a routine to check the validity of the Email address, for the correct format, domain and country. Created numerous newsletters in HTML compatible with Microsoft Outlook.
- Updated the Infosphere Website to ASP.Net. Created the Infocouncil Website - www.Infocouncil.com.au
- Set up a template for Emailing the Infocouncil Newsletters to Councils.