PowerBuilder 15


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  PowerBuilder, the Y2K of 2014?   SAP is dropping the proverbial ball better than the Times Square on New Years Eve.  When SAP purchased PowerBuilder from Sybase in 2012  loyal PB developers celebrated the anticipated greener grass at SAP which ended up resembling that of the Bayou Corne (on […]

PowerBuilder 15 – No News is not Good News


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PowerBuilder – As an Open Source development tool? I just noticed that Bruce Armstrong has started an on-line petition to SAP management to either release PB15 or release the code to open-source.  PB Petition to save PowerBuilder.  *update Aug 29, 2013: The petition has passed 1,500 signatures you can find […]

SAP PowerBuilder as Open Source Development Tool?


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PowerBuilder Support Changes for 2013 This article was corrected from it’s original version due to inaccuracies.  I misunderstood the press-release and apologize for any confusion. SAP will be supporting the following versions of Sybase PowerBuilder from this point forward. If you are wondering why they had to make this unusual change […]

PowerBuilder Support Changes for 2013 – PB is still alive ...




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Prototyping Windows SDK calls to PowerBuilder API calls Calling windows functions from within PowerBuilder used to be somewhat painful but over the years it has become easier and the mapping between datatypes more well defined.  This excludes functions with a callback (having “Callback” as a datatype) that cannot be performed […]

Windows SDK Functions to PowerBuilder API Call