JOBLOG is a time management/cost tracking software system designed for the Direct Mail industry. Software allows line by line job status updates including completion time and duration of task. Each job generates a total for the amount of time expended to complete a task which when combined with the number of pieces yields information to determine if the job is priced correctly.Reports can be generated based on active and completed jobs for the purpose of scheduling production work.
DAT-CONVERTER provided a way to CONVERT Mail.dat® files into XML for importing into the PRO-MAIL System. Architect and Lead for this time-saving Windows application that allowed users to save hours by exporting postage information directly to Project Management Software (PROMAIL). Development involved converting data to XML. A daemon monitored the XML folder and the postage presort information was then pumped into the PRO-MAIL server database. Prior to transit, perform scrubbing and minor manipulation. Utilizing a pre-defined ODBC connection to the enterprise Project Management System (PRO-MAIL), users select destination job and exported postage information. This project became obsolete when the company purchased commercial WindowBook software. LASER-PRINT print on demand system; Architect and Lead Developer of the company's first POD application. Developed using VB 6.0, native PCL code and 3rd party libraries, the app provided a way to quickly set up complex print jobs with hundreds of data variables, multiple documents, and font typefaces. The design provided complete control over the entire document lifecycle and approval process, and allowed data integration from multiple sources. Business Automation Utilities; developed fast, tight code; single EXE, with no run-times nor dependencies; multiple apps aiding in daily task automation such as a user-friendly file analysis app providing the account management team with instant file analysis, a mail-piece postal pre-sort algorithm adhering to the France Post Guidelines allowing deep postage discounts from La Poste, a Service for detecting and processing files received via FTP, generating dynamic HTML email with detailed analysis including Excel charts.