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DISTRIBUTING A CLIENT/SERVER SOLUTION

After your application is fully migrated to client/server, a few outstanding issues still exist, such as how you can distribute the application. The largest challenge comes into play when you need to send it to someone geographically removed from you or when you determine that you have a salable commercial application. Some things to consider are creating the SQL Server database, setting up an ODBC data source, and loading any existing data into the SQL Server tables.

Programmatically Setting Up an ODBC Data Source

To implement a client/server solution, it's necessary to set up the ODBC data source. It's not a difficult task to complete manually, but if you're developing applications for the commercial market ...

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