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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 Phantom Product In a galaxy, far, far away... before Sybase... PowerBuilder was developed as a prototype by Cullinet Database Systems of Boston. Cullinet was the developer of the IDMS DBMS and ADS-Online (Application Development System). IDMS was originally developed by BF Goodrich, the tire co... (more)

An Updated History of PowerBuilder

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)

Chris Pollach's PowerBuilder Blog: "Have You Hugged Your DW Today?"

OK, if you are a PowerBuilder developer, then this would not be a surprise ! Check out the winner in this .NET category #8 and #9 (click here)! Regards ... Chris PS: Remember to say thanks to Kim Sheffield !read moreOriginal EntryLeave Commentread mo Leave Comment ... (more)

OSUG - Special Guest

Sybase - PowerBuilder Family senior product manager - Sue Dunnell will be attending the next Ottawa Sybase User Group meeting ...Leave Commentread moreOriginal EntryLeave Commentread moreOriginal EntryLeave Commentread moreOriginal EntryOriginal Entr ... (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)