Introducing RetroGen

Yesterday, we announced a new application being developed that is retro-styled and written to allow genealogists with much older equipment to work on their family tree being compliant to the GEDCOM standards, free from application nuances and fast. Today, the structure of the loading is outlined since the successful loading of the GEDCOM file is …

RetroGen – Entity Relationship Diagram

I have prepared a draft entity relationship diagram, not perfect with all the details required, a work in progress as an initial diagram to show some of the relationship between some of the more critical data elements. ****************************************************************** * โ”Œโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ” โ”Œโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ” โ”Œโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ” * * โ”‚ Individual โ”‚ โ”‚ Ind. Event โ”‚ โ”‚ Citation โ”‚ * …

ANSI74 to ANSI85 Differences

In writing the retro-style genealogy app, I was reviewing an older text-book from Internet Archives, "Structured COBOL programming : for the year 2000 and beyond", by Stern and Stern (9th edition), introduced a new approach to reading and processing a sequential file in ANS85. The usual approach in ANS74 was as follows; MAIN. OPEN INPUT …