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Database and Application
Migration and Modernization

Progress 4GL ABL Reports to Crystal Reports Conversion

Ispirer MnMTK is an application migration tool, which is capable of converting of Progress 4GL ABL Reports to Crystal Reports.

Progress 4GL ABL Reports to Crystal Reports Conversion Features

  • Migrates Progress databases to all most popular target databases
  • Converts ABL report design definition to Crystal report design using the Report Application Server (RAS) object model
  • Converts ABL business logic to PL/SQL stored procedure

Migration of ABL Reports to Crystal Reports is divided into two parts:

Design Migration

  • Frame declaration to creation of Crystal Report
  • Frame PAGE-TOP option to Crystal Page Header
  • Frame PAGE-BOTTOM option to Crystal Page Footer
  • Frame items to Crystal Reports items (special fields, text objects, images, cross tabs, etc.)
  • Manipulation with frame items to Crystal Formula Fields
  • ABL grouping (BREAK BY clause, FIRST-OF/LAST-OF functions) to Group Header/Footer

Business Logic Migration

  • ABL procedure file parameters to parameters of PL/SQL stored procedure
  • Data Manipulation to PL/SQL stored procedure with returning result set
    • FIND statements to SELECT statements,
    • FOR EACH statements to FETCH statements, etc.

You can download a sample here:

The presented demo contains an example of a report implementation from Progress4GL to Crystal Reports. You will see how main constructions of a Progress4GL report are employed. They are:

  • Frame PAGE-TOP/PAGE-BOTTOM options
  • Frame items (time, today)
  • ABL grouping

Why Ispirer MnMTK 2017 for Progress 4GL ABL Reports to Crystal Reports Conversion?

The main purpose of Ispirer Systems is to carry out a high-grade and top-of-the-line database migration. We personalize our migration tool Ispirer MnMTK in such a way that a customized version can fully satisfy a client's business requirements.

Our main benefits:

  • High quality and experiences technical support: our technical team has a tremendous experience in migration projects of different levels of complexity.
  • Customer-oriented approach and Fast Customization: we personalize our migration tool in such a way that a customized version can fully satisfy our client’s business needs, custom conversions and optimizations are made within 1-2 business days;
  • Pre-Sales Engagement: we demonstrate a full conversion during the evaluation before you make a decision.
  • Flexible pricing: we can offer you a wide range of options, among which you will definitely find the one which suits you;
  • Optimized Conversion: after the conversion you get an intelligent and maintainable code, without using any Ispirer's middleware.

Assessment Process

The assessment of your migration project could definitely help to weigh up efforts and the approximate cost of your migration. In order to facilitate the process, you're welcome to send us your migration project details while requesting for quote:

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Progress 4GL ABL Reports to Crystal Reports


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Progress 4GL ABL Reports to Crystal Reports

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Everything went very well, thank you! We did convert everything that we needed without a problem! It was perfect and we have the output we need. Thank you!

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