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Everyone Says PowerBuilder Is Dead – But Is It Dead? Being a career PowerBuilder developer like myself, I keep a close eye on the marketplace and where I think PowerBuilder is headed.  Part of the reason that I stick with the tool is because I believe it is technically superior […]

PowerBuilder Is Dead – Really Dead – Right?


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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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  WaveMaker Revisited: Part 2 –  Observations made by a career PowerBuilder developer For those of you who don’t know me,  I am a career PowerBuilder developer, having ridden the PowerBuilder wave from before it started until now– still riding the remnants of the huge waves PowerBuilder made in the […]

WaveMaker – Revisited Part 2 – Perspective of a PowerBuilder ...


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The Latest WaveMaker is freaking Amazing – Look out Microsoft – Goodbye PB! Has anyone seen the new WaveMaker?    I wrote an article about it a while ago and was pretty impressed with the tool.  I don’t remember which version I was using then but it reminded me a little […]

WaveMaker – Take Two – PowerBuilder Pro Reaction, OMG


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Learning To Create a WCF Web Service using PowerBuilder 12.5 .NET Page 2 Back to Page 1 of the article Jump ahead to Page 3 of the article for file downloads Continuing through the PowerBuilder wizard for creating the WCF Service… finally we reach the confirmation window where we click […]

Creating & Using a PowerBuilder 12.5 WCF Service – Page ...



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Web Developers aren’t really true programmers. Remember the old days, the mid 1990’s when Visual Basic (pre .net) and Front-Page were the tools of the web developer?   It wasn’t long after they were doing “shadow-IT” developing Clipper and Dbase programs that you ultimately ended up supporting or converting to […]

Web Development is Easy & Web Applications Are Boring


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The Inversion of Control  (a.k.a. The Hollywood Principle) & ORM Panacea Inversion of Control (IoC) is old news for the Java community but it is the latest and greatest panacea for the .NET world. Inversion of Control actually first came to light way back in the late ’80’s when it […]

ORM & IoC – Hollywood Principle, Panacea or Fad?


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Help Me Make DisplacedGuy Blog Better For You! Without your feedback I have no way of knowing what I’m doing right, and what I’m doing wrong.  If you tell me then I will do my best to make changes. What things would you like to see more of, and what […]

Making DisplacedGuy More Useful, Please Let Me Know Here



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Calling all PowerBuilder developers… for the first PB12.NET scorecard If you’re a current or former PB developer, thank you very much for stopping over.  If you aren’t, thank you too, however be aware I’m offering some information, I’m also soliciting it too. 🙂   I’m sharing my experiences and asking […]

Calling all PowerBuilder developers… for the first PB12.NET scorecard