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The Las Vegas heat must have gotten to me as I started a new PocketBuilder application and wanted to encompass some of the "context sensitive" help features that I have previously used in a PowerBuilder application. I knew that this was not going to be easy, as the Pocket PC operating system does not support the (Multiple Document Interface) behavior. As a result, neither the Micro-Help bar nor pop-up help (also known as "bubble help") are available as they would be in a standard PowerBuilder application. PowerBuilder developers also use a nice feature named "PowerTipText" that allows automatic "bubble" help to appear during a mouse hover. Just to be on the safe side, I selected the F1 key on my laptop inside of PocketBuilder and checked out the ShowPopupHelp ( ) and SetMicroHelp ( ) commands. Guess what..."Not supported." Okay...I knew that! However, being a stubb... (more)

PowerBuilder 11.2 Released: Sybase's Flagship IDE

Chris Pollach's Blog Sybase has released the production version of its flagship .NET development tool - PowerBuilder version 11.2. This latest release of its premier IDE for RAD includes not only standard fixes but also a good list of new features. Here is the "Coles Notes" version of these new features ...AJAX functionality for Web Forms applications introduces AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) update functionality for Web Forms applications. With ASP.NET AJAX, the page is updated by refreshing individual regions of the page asynchronously. Telerik RadControls supported Power... (more)

Appeon Version 6.5.1 Released!

**Hot News** What's new in Appeon 6.5.1 New Supported PowerBuilder Features Support the encoding argument for DataWindow SaveAs function and File functions. Support CSV file type for ImportFile function. Support more Section 508 properties: AccessibleName, AccessibleDescription, & AccessibleRole properties of PB controls Inet object supports https address (this feature is available in Appeon only, not in PB) New Features in Appeon Developer Support deploying to J2EE and .NET servers at one time Appeon Deployment Wizard and Appeon Web Application Package Wizard can now deploy an app... (more)

PowerBuilder Mobile

Are you a PowerBuilder developer and is your organization considering developing Mobile applications? Then your help is needed! Who is going mobile? Discover what PowerBuilder Projects are working on. Did you know that 70 million tablets were sold this year? By 2015, it is predicted tablet sales will surpass PC sales! A lot of PowerBuilder projects are preparing for this evolution ... Are you? Fill this survey, and you will discover: How many PowerBuilder projects are planning to go mobile Which devices and OS they intend to support How many user would typically access these applic... (more)

STD Foundation Classes (10.2.1) For Sybase PowerBuilder Released

STD Foundation Classes (10.2.1) - PowerBuilder I am pleased to announce that Software Tool & Die Inc. has just released today a new version of it's Foundation Classes (10.2.1) for PowerBuilder 10.2.1 (Build 9004). This is a port of the PocketBuilder 2.0.3 FC's to the PowerBuilder platform. This release also includes a few minor improvements that address: 1) Conversion to Unicode. 2) New Menu generated for the Log Viewer. 3) Menu fixes added for multi-lingual support. 4) Controller NVUO updated for PB, ASA and O/S version checks. 5) Scroll icons scripts updated in Master Menu. 6) Calend... (more)