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** Hot News **SAP withdraws PowerBuilder 15!   In a surprise move this week, SAP cancelled the much anticipated PowerBuilder 15 release and released instead PowerBuilder version 12.6. The product announcement was made by PB product manager Sue Dunnell on the SAP website (click here).   The new features of PB 12.6 are mainly focused on PowerBuilder Classic. Highlights include: support for OData; 64 bit compilation (note that the IDE is still 32 bit); and Dockable Windows. Due to the limited new feature list, speculation in the PB Community is that SAP decided not to release PB 15 as this would be an embarrassment after nearly 4 years since PB 12.5 was released.   SAP currently has no solid road-map for PB 15 and the last update for this was in 2011. So it is unclear where SAP will take PB in the future - especially given PB.Net`s lackluster adoption in the market place... (more)

Free ASE & IQ Software

** Hot Tip **Free Developers Edition of either SAP Sybase ASE or IQ! ASE    The developer's edition has most license options enabled, but only restricted with a light limit of 25 user connections and may not be used for production purposes. When you're running ASE on Linux you won't be able to run it on older versions of Linux such as RedHat 7.x - you really need to run RH Enterprise Linux (or similar).    The free Developer's Edition for ASE 16.0 can be downloaded here (available on all supported ASE platforms). IQ   A free Express Edition of IQ 16.0 for Linux/Intel and Windows (all... (more)

Reporting Studio for PowerBuilder

** Hot News **Reporting Studio      Novalys will soon be launching the first version of Reporting Studio.Unlike InfoMaker or Crystal Reports, this tool does not require any SQL skills to create a report.Business users can add new reports themselves, and even deploy them to web and mobile users!You can tightly integrate it with your PowerBuilder code, or use it as a standalone application.    Novalys needs your help to make the User experience as smooth as possible.If you are Interested in joining this innovative adventure, please Sign-up here for the BETA! Regards ... Chris ... (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)

AIRMAN on the Amazon Cloud via APPEON

** Hot News ** Airman on Amazon Airman running on my actual iPhone.      Wow, did I ever have a great weekend! I was able to help out a friend of mine Greg Winfield who owns Volairus - the home of the famous AIRMAN PowerBuilder application. You might remember in the days of PocketBuilder, the first production application built with this tool was the Airman Mobile system deployed to NewYork city's LaGuardia Airport. I was the person who built that application for Greg.   However, my pleasure this weekend was to allocate an E2.Medium Amazon Cloud space and load it with the Sybase SQL... (more)