Archive for the ‘FileCatalyst Web and Workflow’ Category

Better Form Uploads

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
Old Form Uploads Our existing web applications have used a solid "form upload" mechanism for years, which serves as a fallback for people who cannot (or choose to not) use our Java applets for accelerated uploads. However, as more time goes by, the more it is showing its age. Here are the current limitations:

FileCatalyst Webmail and Workflow updated to 4.8.2

Monday, December 24th, 2012
We are pleased to announce the latest release in our FileCatalyst Webmail and FileCatalyst Workflow product lines. Both products have been updated to version 4.8.2. Read the version history and full release notes on support site.

If big data is the new oil, accelerated file transfer is the pipeline!

Friday, November 9th, 2012
"Big data" is the latest buzz word among the IT community. There is much talk about analyzing data to save money and improve efficiency. In fact, there is so much money involved in big data that IBM’s VP of innovation, Bernard Meyerson, referred to big data as the "new oil" at the recent GTEC conference. […]

FileCatalyst Workflow and Webmail Version 4.8.1 Released

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
Today we released the latest versions of our FileCatalyst Workflow and FileCatalyst Webmail web applications. Webmail solves the problem of large file distribution, allowing users to send large files to anybody with an email address. Workflow solves this problem as well, but also provides a complete submission workflow, enabling "many to one" file transfers. Key […]

The Connectedness Principle in REST

Monday, April 30th, 2012
We are currently in the process of implementing REST services for our FileCatalyst Webmail and Workflow products. While implementing these services I started looking around to see what others are doing in this space. One thing that became apparent is the lack of the “connectedness” or “link” principle (as defined by Roy T. Fielding's dissertation […]

Do's and Don'ts of Database connection Pooling

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
Having recently implemented a database connection pooling in our web applications, I want to share some of the issues we stumbled upon during the implementation. Clean up your database calls Make sure that you close your ResultSet and the database connection after every call to the database or you risk to fill-up your connection pool […]

FileCatalyst Webmail and Workflow new version released

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
FileCatalyst Webmail and Workflow have had a new major upgrade, bringing our ground breaking web applications up to version 4.4 Our new Outlook™ Plugin for FileCatalyst Webmail is now officially released. The plugin integrates directly into Outlook for Windows, allowing people to send large files without leaving their email client. Transfers are still tracked by […]

FileCatalyst at IBC

Monday, August 24th, 2009
In a few weeks, we will be in Amsterdam at one of the year's biggest events, the IBC Conference and Exhibition. If you're going to be in attendance, visit us during the exhibition (September 11-15) at booth 7.J41. Check out the press release here The atmosphere is always electric at the IBC, and it's exciting […]

FileCatalyst Webmail and Workflow 4.3 released

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009
FileCatalyst Webmail and Workflow have been updated and released as production versions. The latest version included some changes to internal components and libraries, as well as improvements to the way the web application interacts with the file server. Some of the changes included in 4.3 are: Logging improvements (memory usage, FTP logs from applets) Delta […]

files2u – a new FileCatalyst-powered service

Thursday, April 16th, 2009
A formal press release is due soon, but I thought I'd get a bit ahead of myself with an informal post: As some of you may have already discovered, we have been in the beta stages of a new file transfer service for a few weeks now. The service is powered by our FileCatalyst Webmail […]