Subject A newbie's perspective
Author Technisoft
Let me say at the outset that this is not (an adverse) criticism. I would
just like to give Jason and the Team the opportunity to see things from a
different viewpoint.

I'm a developer myself, so I know only too well that as a project grows in
size, because one has been involved every step of the way one has an
intimate knowledge of all its components, and this is much more difficult
for an outsider to assimilate.

IBO comes with a wealth of resources, in the form of technical notes, help
files, samples and tutorials. But it also presents the newcomer with a
bewildering array of components. What I would like to see, in a simple
document file which can be printed and kept for handy reference, is a list
of these components with brief descriptions of their usage, features and
benefits. For example, there are several grids included. Why should I use
one of these in preference to the standard Delphi grid, and which horse for
which course?

If this already exists, my apologies. I have not yet studied the
documentation thoroughly. Perhaps then all that is needed is an overall
guide to what is available and where to find it. And if that also exists,
then I'd better duck behind a firewall :>)

I've been lurking here for a couple of months, and I have to say that the
majority of postings, dealing as they do with abstruse properties or
strange problems (look who's talking) are to me incomprehensible. This may
well be because I've reached an age where my mental agility is declining.
On the other hand, I do have a commercial product in the field written (we
must assume poorly) in Delphi and IBX.

Peter Lawson