Migration from ISIS environments
The presentation focuses on the differences, similarities, pros and contras of migration from an ISIS environment to a related ChemAxon product. It gives a proper overview about the features of several ChemAxon products, it describes the functionalities of the ISIS tools, you can find independent comparisons, migration case studies and feedback from users and an appendix about the technical resources of ChemAxon products. The presentation starts with a brief overview of ChemAxon tools like the Marvin family, the Calculator plugins, the Chemical naming, the JChem family, the Markush features, the Standardizer, the drug discovery tools and even the embedded ChemAxon tools.
The first product that is discussed in this presentation is JChem Cartridge. This part starts with the thorough overview of the software's purpose, features, operators and functions. Afterwards the migration from MDL/Direct cartridge and from ISIS/Host is described through independent comparison and from technical point of view. On the end of this section an overview of a migration questionnaire takes place. In the next section the ChemAxon's Standardizer goes through a comparison against the Cheshire including such topics like counting groups, adding explicit hydrogens, group conversion and structure checker. In the following slides the Instant JChem is compared to the ISIS/Base with special focus on architecture, databases, forms and security. Within the topic of the migration the presentations gives an overview about the comparison of the JChem's Data Tree and the ISIS Hview and the migration options are explained here thoroughly. Afterwards comes the brief description of the JChem for Excel and its short comparison to ISIS for Excel. It is followed by the migration of the custom applications including Java applications, .NET applications, web based applications and SOAP. Finally among the ChemAxon products the migration of the Web Services is discussed. The presentation closes with the review of the developers' resources emphasizing the Java API, the Marvin Applets for web applications, the .NET API and native .NET solutions, SOAP interface, AJAX GUI and the integration of ChemAxon components to vendors' softwares.