Cycla Software

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Software Systems

Cycla Corporation develops interactive database-driven systems for use in collaboration among users with a broad variety of needs and computer experience. Cycla's emphasis is on Web-based user interfaces accessible to any user with a Web browser. All processing is performed at the server to ensure maximum accessibility to the user base, irrespective of location or equipment.

Cycla's development platform uses Microsoft Visual FoxPro ( Cycla uses West-Wind Web Connection ( as the ISAPI interface to Microsoft Internet Information Server running on Microsoft Windows Server platforms. Cycla uses the object-oriented L7 Framework for its web applications.

Some of Cycla's software systems include:

  • U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Pipeline Safety, OPS Information System.
  • U.S. Enrichment Corporation (USEC), Business Prioritization System.
  • U.S. Department of Energy. a) Environment, Safety & Health (ES&H) Management Plan Information System (ESH/Plan). b) Strategic Issue Management Information System (SIMIS).

L7 Framework

L7 is an open-source framework for developing web applications. The framework was initially developed by Cycla, but now represents a collaborative effort of Cycla and other developers. Some L7 references include:

Web Connection Technical Reference

Other Technical Reference Material

Software Articles and White Papers

Several software articles and white papers are available for viewing or download in Adobe's portable document format (PDF).

  1. Articles are about Microsoft Visual FoxPro and other software tools. These are of general interest and are not directly associated with Cycla software systems.
  2. White papers cover specific aspects of Cycla software systems. These typically cover advanced features in more detail than is presented in software Users' Manuals.
  3. "WebRAD: Building Database Applications on the Web with Visual FoxPro and Web Connection" by Harold Chattaway, Randy Pearson and Whil Hentzen; Hentzenwerke Publishing; ISBN 1-930919-07-7.
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