Accession Number : ADA182652

Title :   Integrated Information Support System (IISS). Volume 8. User Interface Subsystem. Part 25. Rapid Application Generator Product Specification.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 22 Sep 80-31 Jul 85,

Corporate Author : GENERAL ELECTRIC CO SCHENECTADY NY PRODUCTION RESOURCES CONSULTING

Personal Author(s) : Morenc,Carol ; Robie,Penny ; Butterworth,Manning

Report Date : 01 NOV 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 511

Abstract : This specification establishes the detailed design of a computer program identified as the Rapid Application Generator hereinafter referred to as RAP. RAP is one configuration item of the Integrated Information Support System (IISS) User Interface (UI). RAP is used to facilitate development of screen driven interactive programs accessing databases through the Common Data Model (CDM). The major functions of the Rapid Application Generator are: 1) To provide a screen driven interface to database application programs; 2) To provide a screen based means of displaying the contents of a database; To provide a context within which a single application program can switch between modes of database access: update, query, deletion, and insertion; and To allow the application developer to apply human engineering to the means by which the user dialogues with the database program.

Descriptors :   *COMPUTER PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INTEGRATED SYSTEMS, INTERFACES, INTERROGATION, MODELS, USER NEEDS, ACCESS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA BASES, DATA MANAGEMENT, COMPILERS, SPECIFICATIONS, COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE