Yearly Archives: 2012


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Wikipedia’s Plea For Money – How Much Money Do They Need Want? This is an opinion-article about the non-profit organization Wikimedia Foundation (a.k.a. Wikipedia) and takes a skeptical, perhaps cynical view of the yearly pleas for money by Wikimedia Foundation and one of the more well known founders Jimmy Wales.   […]

Wikipedia’s Plea For Money – How Much Money Do They ...


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Why Web Services Are Easy To Love & Hate This article was written with the intention of Improving the Web Service Development Experience particularly in the areas of Testing & Debugging.   The  specific topics discussed in this article include:  Identify common developer challenges with web service development. Offer suggestions […]

Testing & Debugging WCF Web Services


PowerBuilder Web Forms DataWindow – Differences, Limitations & Settings  Performance Settings for the Web DataWindow SetWeight Method:  PowerBuilder generates a considerable amount of HTML or XHTML and JavaScript for the Web DataWindow client control.  There are steps you can take to reduce the amount of client code.  To reduce the amount of […]

PowerBuilder Web Forms DataWindow Limitations & Settings



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DisplacedGuy Poll – What information would you like to see for 2013? Would you please take a moment to let me know what information you’d like to see for 2013?  I created a new poll, and you can choose as many items as you’d like.  This information will be extremely […]

DisplacedGuy Poll – What information would you like to see ...


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The DisplacedGuy.Com Actual Adsense Earnings Update October 2012 October 2012 was a record setting month for many Adsense categories including: RPM, CTR, Clicks, Pageviews, & Earnings [adrotate banner=”28″] Before I get into how great the increases were, let me say thank you to all of the readers.  Without the persons who read […]

DisplacedGuy & Other Sites Oct 2012 Adsense Actuals


Is it possible to view the datawindow buffers (and data) in the PowerBuilder debugger? This post is to share something cool that I learned about PowerBuilder 12.5.NET while researching a question posted on StackOverflow.   The entire post from StackOverflow can be found here, the member asked if it was possible […]

PowerBuilder 12.5.NET – Datawindow Buffer View & Edit in Debugger



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PowerBuilder Debugging – How to View Datawindow Data The PowerBuilder Debugger doesn’t have a mechanism for viewing the underlying data while debugging an application.  This can be annoying at times; so I wrote some simple code that uses the SaveAs function and a Windows ShellExecute function to automatically display the […]

PowerBuilder DataWindow SaveAs Easter Egg – Debugging Aid



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 Simple DisplayTemplate for “Status Code” columns in ASP.NET MVC The following example shows how to create and use a custom DisplayTemplate for status code type columns in an ASP.NET MVC application. Before DisplayTemplate — After DisplayTemplate      Display Templates Display templates are cshtml or ascx partials that have a name […]

Simple ASP.NET MVC DisplayTemplate for Status Codes (Active, Inactive, Pending)



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PowerBuilder 12.5.NET WCF Web Service – Consumed by ASP.NET MVC4 Application Page 3 Back to Page 2 of the article Steps Completed PowerBuilder 12.5.NET WCF Web Service Application Steps Remaining Visual Studio 2012 ASP.NET MVC4 Application that consumes the PowerBuilder 12.5.NET WCF Service Create the ASP.NET MVC4 Application In Visual […]

PowerBuilder 12.5.NET WCF Web Services with ASP.NET4 Page 3 of ...