January 12, 2005 Joel Cochran
The code for this article is available for download.
Reader response to my July article, “Encapsulating File Access in a Service Program,” filled my mailbox for some time. Most of the feedback has been extremely positive, with readers wanting information on some of the more advanced techniques I referred to but didn’t have column space to explain.
Many of the questions had to do with embedded SQL and how to incorporate that into the service program to offer more flexibility. In this article, I address a number of these questions and offer some more techniques to employ in this