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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)

PB Classic Integrated Framework - V5.3.0.14 (SP3) Released!

** Hot News ** Integrated Foundation Classes ( Service Pack #3) Released!  "THE" PB Classic & Appeon Framework!(Version 5.3.0.14 - July 11, 2014)     Software Tool & Die Inc (STD) is very pleased to announce that they have just released an updated version (5.3.0.14) 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 ... (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)

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)

Updated Foundation Classes for PB 11.5.1

New PowerBuilder 11.5 framework version released! ** Hot News ** Software Tool & Die Inc is pleased to announce that they have released a new version of their STD Foundation Classes for the production version of PowerBuilder 11.5 classic. This release is based on the STD framework using PowerBuilder 11.5.1 build 4011. PowerBuilder developers can now further enjoy this superior framework for their mission critical applications allowing them to dramatically accelerate their development work while maintaining superior application performance. The framework architecture supports Win32,... (more)