Hydro4GE provides custom software, web and interactive
marketing solutions. We also sell and maintain Pario, a tool for developing and maintaining web-based applications.

Pario Performance and Regression Testing


Most large software systems go through performance testing; Pario is no exception. We need to understand how our Online Development Environment responds to different system load conditions and identify performance bottlenecks and system components (hardware and software) that are critical to performance.



HydroViz – A Visual Data Model


Designing a good database system can be quite difficult; coming into an existing system and having to learn its structure can be even more difficult. Database designers have diagrams to help ease a developer into the structure of an existing system. Those diagrams have either not enough system detail, such as an Entity Relationship Diagram […]



Pario In Context


A key aspect of the Pario application can be found in the in the “4GE” component of its name; it is a Fourth Generation Environment. But just what does that mean? People have asked; I’ve heard of code generators, I’ve heard of Fourth Generation Languages, where does Pario fit relative to other types of systems?



Pario Roots


How, What, and Why of Better Software Any structure, including a software system, depends on the quality of its foundation. Where did Pario come from? The answer to this question is that it has evolved over years of experience in real-world software development and a gradual shift in focus from the how of software implementation […]



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