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Posted 25 Feb 2007

DressCare DB -Asim Abbasi

, 25 Feb 2007
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Visual Basic, MS Access Project. Designed for Dress Cleaners in order to completely computerize their system. Using this product one can store and retrieve information about daily orders that comes, info about daily or monthly or yearly expenditures. Info about employees, their salaries etc.

Screenshot - main2.jpg



This product is designed for Dress Cleaners in order to completely computerize their system. Using this product one can store and retrieve information about daily orders that comes, info about daily or monthly or yearly expenditures. Info about employees, their salaries etc. In short, complete solution for Dress Cleaners.

About GUI

The software has a very attractive and user friendly GUI. The picture u are seeing above is the picture of main window of the software that appears when the software is started. As the mouse rolls over the button, a slider moves out giving brief explanation about the button as shown the above figure. LED simulated buttons have been implemented throughout the project as is visible in the figure below. When the mouse rolls over such button it changes color.

System Analysis

The system can be divided into following portions.

Employees Info
Daily/Monthly Expenditures
P Report
3D Bar Graph Performance Report


In this portion of the system information about the customer and about the cloth they submit for cleaning are entered here. Each order is assigned a unique order number. Receipt can also be generated by clicking Report button. The following window will be visible when the user clicks the Customer button on the main window.

Screenshot - customer.jpg

Using this portion of the system one can find
All the Orders submitted on any specific Date.

All the Orders submitted by any specific Person.

All the Orders having any specific Delivery Date.

and many more...These can be found by clicking the Criteria button as depicted above.

Information about each employee can be entered or queried in this portion of the system. Each employee is assigned a specific ID. This portion of the system can be accessed by clicking Employee button on the main window.

Window relating this portion of the system has the same GUI as shown in above picture. Using this portion of the system one can find
Information about employee having specific ID.

All employees having salaries equal to Rs. 2000/-

All employees living in Lahore.

All the employees who have taken their salaries this month.

and many more. One can also get printable reports about all the employees or any specific one etc.

Monthly expenditures like Utility bills, Maintenance, Materials: printer, hangers, plastic, etc are entered in this portion of the system. Using this portion of the system one can find

Expenditures done on any specific month or year.

All expenditures having Net value equal to Rs.10,000.

and many more. Printable reports are also available.

P Report
Company's performance report can be get by entering two dates between which performance is required. In this way one get monthly performance report at the end of month and yearly report also at the end of year.

Screenshot - graph.jpg

Print out of this graph can be get by clicking the print button.

Total security is provided in this system. To log on the system one has to provide the password. Once entered in the system, one can change the password by clicking the Password button provided on the main window.


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About the Author

Web Developer
United States United States
Mr. Asim Abbasi is President and CEO of Takveen, Inc. NJ (, which is a firm providing information technology related ‘Optimal Solutions’ to the industry. He is also attached with three top-notch computer schools of NJ teaching Oracle Database Administration in Unix/Windows Server environments. Before coming to NJ, he used to teach Oracle in heart of NC, Raleigh while working as Chief Technologist with a business solutions development firm.

Back in Pakistan Mr. Abbasi worked as Chief Programmer with US based multi-national software development company. Prior to that he was Lecturer/Lab Manager at Center for Advanced Studies in Physics (CASP) - Government College University ( teaching Telecommunications & Computer Systems and Applications.

Mr. Abbasi has been attached intensely with the IT field for past 13 years and has written dozens of softwares and tons of code from programming microcontrollers using Assembly language to writing 3-tier multi-language web applications backed by Oracle. From developing custom wireless TCP/IP communication protocols to converting human driven business processes to machine driven automated self-healing systems. In short, when it comes to optimal computer solutions and designs Mr. Abbasi has the authority.

He did B.Sc. Electrical Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan ( He is Oracle Certified Professional Database Administrator (OCP), Microsoft Certified Professional (VB) and lots of other computer certifications. Besides certifications, he has lots of publications and has filed 1 patent with United States Patent & Trade Mark Office regarding system and method for controlling devices wirelessly using protocol based communication through voice.

When asked Mr. Abbasi, he said that it all erupted with a saying of my engineering professor, “Think yourself ….”

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