Tuesday, October 11, 2016
at 8:00 AM PST (Los Angeles) / 17H00 PM CET (Paris).
Automating the PowerBuilder Build Process with PowerGen 2016
An essential tool to automate the building of PowerBuilder
applications, it lets you use command line functions to automate the entire
build, create libraries from object source. With PowerGen, you can control
your builds with predictability and reliability.
Presenter: Phil Wallingford
Regards ... Chris
** Hot News **
The next annual PowerBuilder Conference will take place in the
second quarter of 2017 in order to coincide with the launch of the Appeon
PowerBuilder 2017 product. The conference next year will be held in
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. If you are interested participating in this
event as a speaker / presenter, please contact the Appeon Corporation
marketing department. As a designated speaker, you will receive a free
conference pass as a token of Appeon's appreciation.
Please contact the Appeon marketing team at email@example.com
with the subject he... (more)
I have been asked many times by various clients, students, and the IT curious
about PowerBuilder: When did Sybase develop the product and how did it
evolve? I keep telling this story and answering e-mails on the subject. I am
now to the point where I have decided that I should have PBDJ formally
publish this story for posterity. This story is solely from my own personal
perspective and I'm sure that I may have a somewhat distorted view of time
and space (which keeps getting worse at my age). But anyway, here is a
perspective of how life (as a DataWindow) began.
Episode I - The P... (more)
Maybe you have just downloaded the evaluation version of Pocket PowerBuilder
(PPB) and are playing around with the sample applications. This may also be
your first time trying to construct an application for your organization and
perhaps you have never used the Sybase PowerBuilder product line before.
On the other hand, maybe you have a seasoned background in using PowerBuilder
and this is your first time venturing into the Pocket PC world. Either way,
the new Pocket PowerBuilder tool and PPC platform can present a challenging
learning curve. You can jump-start your first applicat... (more)
SQLXTRACT - New Release!
I am pleased to announce that Software Tool & Die Inc. has just released a
new version of the SQLXtract utility (10.2.1) that reverse engineers
Sybase's proprietary SQL format (PBSELECT) into ANSI, PL/SQL or TransAct SQL
from the "DataWindow" object. The new version of the SQLXtract utility was
mainly revised to allow it to reverse engineer the source code from a
Unicode based library vs.. an ANSI format previously.
The output of SQLXTract is a textual .SQL file that can be input directly
into products like Quest Central (aka SQLExpert) for further analysis... (more)