Rolling Thunder Bicycles: Data Generator

The data generator subsystem is an important component of the Rolling Thunder database. It enables the instructor to create new data. The routines generate realistic data that can be tailored to illustrate specific situations.

To the instructor, data is generated in batches, instead of by day. Data is typically generated in the order displayed on the main generator form:

You can combine the generators with student data entry. For example, if students create new orders, the data generator can be used to build the bicycles, generate customer payments, maintain inventory, and pay manufacturers.


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