** 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
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)
** Hot Tip **Free Developers Edition of either SAP Sybase ASE or IQ!
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)
** Hot News **
Appeon WebMultiple Web Browser Support for PowerBuilder!
All Appeon Web Uusers,
Appeon are happy to announce that they will be launching an new Appeon Web
beta version this summer with the “Multi-Browser Compatibility” as the
main feature! However, they need your help to make this new feature a
The new multi-browser feature will empower PowerBuilder developers to easily
build applications for all of the major web browsers for Windows OS including
IE, Chrome, Safari and Firefox. Be one of the selected beta testers to get
the opportunity to interact with Appe... (more)
** 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
When you start to develop mission-critical business applications using your
favorite development tool, you should seriously consider iAnywhere's SQL
Anywhere database management system to support the data management
requirements. The iAnywhere company is a subsidiary of Sybase. In the middle
1990s, Sybase acquired along with Powersoft's PowerBuilder product a company
from Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, known as Watcom. The company had many
products, but was also internationally recognized with the best small
footprint and performance DBMS engine then called Watcom SQL. Sybase renamed... (more)