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** Hot News ** Integrated Foundation Classes ( Service Pack #3) Released!  "THE" PB Classic & Appeon Framework!(Version - July 11, 2014)     Software Tool & Die Inc (STD) is very pleased to announce that they have just released an updated version ( of their Integrated Foundation Class library for PowerBuilder "Classic", Appeon Web and Appeon Mobile!    The latest version contains the following updates and has been tested with Appeon 2013R2 build 0138 using the official MR (maintenance  releases) of PowerBuilder "Classic". Testing inside of PB included Win32 (both p-code & m-code) deployments while testing inside of Appeon included Web (IE10/11 - 32 & 64bit) , latest Apple Tablet/Smart Phone and Android Tablet/Smart Phone  deployments.    The FC's are *free* and can be downloaded (along with an updated sample Order Entry application) from the SourceFo... (more)

SCN - PB Discrimination

Discriminating Against the PowerBuilder CommunityWhat the %$^#* is SAP's doing?   It has been an ever frustrating set of events for the PowerBuilder Community and ever saddening state of affairs since SAP took over Sybase and transferred the News Groups and moved the PB community over to their SAP Community Network (SCN) system! I say this because the SCN moderators have consistently suppressed key & useful information about the PowerBuilder product. I say this from first hand experience and in talking with other SCN users in the PowerBuilder Developer Centre section of SCN. We h... (more)

PB Classic Web Service Framework - V2.1.0.14 (SP1) Released!

** Hot News ** "THE" PB Classic Web Service Framework!Version Released (Service Pack#1)      July 11, 2014    Software Tool & Die Inc are please to announce today an updated release of their Web Service STD Foundation Classes for IIs (STD FC IIs)  version 2.0 - Service Pack#1. The updated v2.0.1.14 Web Service IIs framework version is solely targeted to helping PowerBuilder Classic developers, develop .Net based Web Services deployed to IIs. The IIs based framework takes advantage of RAD techniques - employes an MVC (Model, View, Controller) architecture for superior per... (more)

Apeon Web - How Does It Work

Appeon WebHow Does It Work?     I was just putting together some information and slides for a presentation to my fellow coworkers on the high-level technical architecture that Appeon Web uses to webify any PowerBuilder Classic based application including ones built using the PowerBuilder Foundation Classes (PFC)!    The main interesting aspects that I am always amazed at with the Appeon Web product are things like: removes the PBVM dependency, builds re-entrant & multi-threaded code, converts your 2 tier application into a 4-tier model, builds full 32 or 64 bit compliant code, incl... (more)

eLearnIt - PB Education

** Hot News **PowerBuilder Training - New offers from eLearnIt   eLearnIt’s entire acclaimed PowerBuilder on-demand e-Training library is now available for a longer subscription period and at a new reduced price! Details30% discount off of today’s triple course rate. ISUG Gold members will be entitled to additional discounts.PowerBuilder learning modules with hands on labs will now cost only $1600 for a one year unlimited access subscription.eLearnIT will extend a special $800 subscription offer to all developers who completed eLearnIT’s Core Fundamentals course within the last 6 m... (more)