ILINX 6.X is an easy to configure and easy to use software package to scan, index, and provide workflow. The workflow steps are based on IXM (ILINX eXtension Modules) that are very similar to a programming language. There are several different types of IXM’s available out of the box. The following is a quick listing by name of the out of the box IXM’s:
By using the IXM’s, the designer of a workflow can have a batch move through single or multiple steps to perform any required task.
In addition to the IXM’s there can be actual code executed through a Client Side Extension or through a Server Side Extension. So there is little that cannot be accomplished using the ILINX Capture workflow IXM’s.
This week I would like to concentrate the discussion on a single IXM Database Lookup. The Database Lookup IXM is one of the most powerful when it comes to interacting with entities outside of ILINX. It not only allows ILINX to perform a database lookup and return column values to the Batch Profile or Document fields, but it also allows for the update of a database table’s columns. Continue reading