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Memory Lane for PowerBuilder (PB) Developers   Have you ever noticed that a good number of the die-hard PowerBuilder evangelists started using the development tool some time between versions one and three? It seems that way to me anyway.   I started developing with version three back in the mid-90’s. Most […]

PowerBuilder Developers Trip Down Memory Lane


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PowerBuilder – Dominates Business App Development for 2 Decades PowerBuilder is the best development language for most vertical market business applications. Yes, this article was written in 2014, and it was written by a developer of twenty years who has written PowerBuilder, Microsoft, and Java applications.   PowerBuilder silences critics […]

PowerBuilder – Dominating Business App Development For 2 Decades



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Troubleshooting PowerBuilder Web Forms Applications   Do you remember the common GPF errors in PowerBuilder version 3, 4, 5 or 6? If so, get ready for round two with PowerBuilder web forms applications. PowerBuilder Web Forms Applications might test your patience with unpredictable challenges. I believe that the web forms […]

PowerBuilder Web Forms – Troubleshooting


PowerBuilder 15 a genuine SAP product until at least 2022   SAP is committed to releasing PowerBuilder 15 and has started an internal beta program and is moving PowerBuilder 12.5 and PowerBuilder 15 to the SAP downloads area. This information comes from PowerBuilder expert Bruce Armstrong via several blog posts on […]

PowerBuilder 15 – PowerBuilder User Conference 2014 in Charlotte NC





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Converting from UTC to Local & Local to UTC using .NET Framework   Converting dates from or to UTC in the .NET Framework is pretty simple as the DateTime class has many built in features including many conversion related functions.   [notice] When you parse a string into a date you […]

Converting Date to and from UTC in PowerBuilder.NET & .NET ...


  How to allow multi-line in TextBox or TextBlock in Silverlight 5 I recently needed a multi-line TextBox box in a Silverlight 5 application. I looked at the RichTextEdit Control but it was too much for what I needed. It turns out that the TextBox control supports multi-line display and […]

How to wrap text in Silverlight TextBox Control



Firing code from events in code behind of .NET user control A PowerBuilder Developers’ perspective [important]If you are not a PowerBuilder developer you may choose to skip this paragraph. [/important] Something as simple as causing some code to be fired for an event in a .NET program is not entirely intuitive […]

How to fire button click event in .NET button user ...