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DataPlus - a revolutionary applications generator for DOS hand-held computersAuthor(s): David Dean; Linda Dean
Source: In: Hansen, Mark; Burk, Tom, eds. Integrated tools for natural resources inventories in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-212. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 444-452.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionDataPlus allows the user to easily design data collection templates for DOS-based hand-held computers that mimic clipboard data sheets. The user designs and tests the application on the desktop PC and then transfers it to a DOS field computer. Other features include: error checking, missing data checks, and sensor input from RS-232 devices such as bar code wands, calipers, electronic balances, GPS receivers, laser rangefinders, and water quality transmitters. DataPlus is developed for the nonprogrammer, yet robust enough for the professional software developer. DataPlus was designed with natural resource data collection in mind.
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CitationDean, David; Dean, Linda. 2000. DataPlus - a revolutionary applications generator for DOS hand-held computers. In: Hansen, Mark; Burk, Tom, eds. Integrated tools for natural resources inventories in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-212. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 444-452.
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