Got some joy today! Overcame SQL update process and other silly mistakes and now have an XML document. I checked the summarized quantities and record counts and found no issues. Two more programs cloned from this one and I will be ready for full testing.
I now see all kinds of possibilities but have to keep focused. This is just a contract for interface programs that will only be used for a couple of years. I started thinking service program, procedures, modules, lions ,tigers and bears oh me oh my.
If debugging is the process of removing bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in. ~Edsger Dijkstra