When a program presents textual data to a user, it is usually (and hopefully) formatted for easy consumption. As the programmer, understanding how to format strings will make the process of making text presentable significantly faster and smoother. Legato offers an arsenal of tools to make formatting text simple and easy.Continue reading "LDC #116: Getting Text into Shape" »
Thursday, December 27. 2018
Friday, December 21. 2018
Last week, Dave went over how to build a basic UI for our Bulk Filing function. This week, we’re expanding that a little bit by adding a “clear all” function to drop all items from the list, a “LIVE” checkbox to mark our submission as a live filing, and a setting to store the previously chosen files to reload if we need to rebuild the filing.
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Friday, December 14. 2018
For this week’s blog post we are going to start creating a script that will allow users to create a bulk filing for submission to EDGAR. In order to accomplish this we are going to split the blog into three parts: interface, project file processing, and finally the submission creation. Since this is the first blog in the series we are going to start with the interface.
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Friday, December 07. 2018
Well, may be. When the house of cards you are in begins to fall, wouldn’t it be nice to grab Fluffy the cat, your wallet, phone, and perhaps the car keys? Sometimes a program engages in operations that just cannot be casually aborted without an orderly shutdown. Within Legato, there is a function that help you to just that. This can even apply when a run-time error occurs within your script.Continue reading "LDC #113: Time to Relax and Unwind" »