The Client/Server Development staff enhances and maintains many
small to medium scale applications. Most applications are written
in VB.NET with SQL Server, however, there are some legacy
applications written in VB 6 with Access. Typically, custom
applications are only developed when an off-the-shelf software
package is too expensive or does not meet the business needs of the
requesting department or office.
In 2001, the Public Works department purchased software system
called Tidemark. This system tracks and processes numerous types of
building permit information. The Client/Server developers have made
extensive modifications to this 3rd party piece of software,
tailoring it to meet the specific needs of Polk County.
In addition to creating application systems, the Client/Server
development staff members also provide Database Analyst (DBA)
support for several production SQL servers throughout the
The Client/Server team frequently participates in Web
Development design, analysis, and development. A number of
applications developed by this team are actually contained in the
list of web development applications.
List of Supported Systems