On Wednesday 02 July 2003 08:25, Thomas Steinmaurer wrote:
> How do you register for such an event?
I use these other methods quite a bit. For instance..
In a 'call centre' system that can handle a number of 'call types', the
CALL_QUEUE table has an after insert trigger that does a..
POST_EVENT "NEW CALL " || NEW.CALL_TYPE_ID;
..and then in the application, depending of which call types the user is
interested in, I register for relevent events e.g. "NEW CALL 27", so they
are only 'refreshing' their data when needed.
I also use these methods, where some processes take a longer
amount of time. For instance, when generating an invoice, as the invoice
number needs to be sequencal etc. it is generated in a 'serialized' method in
another server, which at busy times, could take several seconds. So what
- Application registers for "NEW INVOICE NUMBER 12345" (where 12345 is the
- Application calls the CREATE_INVOICE procedure
- 'a server' creates invoice and invoice number, and inserts it into a table
that posts the above event
- Application gets "New Invoice" event, queries the database to get the new
number for display, and unregisters
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