Training


WaveMaker For PowerBuilder Developers Part 2 (Installing Tools)   Introduction We’ll be installing the tools that will be used in building a new WaveMaker and MySQL web application. The application will be used as a very simple content management slash note taking type application for storing code snippets, article parts, […]

WaveMaker For PowerBuilder Developers Part 2 (Installing Tools)


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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


I can’t take any credit for this really nice article that gives some real-world uses for gradient usage in our PowerBuilder applications that aren’t too flashy or tacky looking. Gradients, Not Glitz: Methods to Modernize PowerBuilder User Experiences — Surprisingly few applications have used DataWindow gradients since they were introduced […]



 Using .NET Assembly Methods in PB.NET and vice-versa I noticed a question on StackOverflow.com that asked how make methods of a .NET assembly visible to PowerBuilder 12 (or PowerBuilder 12.5).  Since putting pictures into an answer is kind of a pain I decided to write a quick article on how […]

Using .NET Assembly Methods in PowerBuilder.NET and vice-versa


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How To Leverage .NET Framework Code in PowerBuilder.NET Applications This article is intended to get you pointed in the right direction when it comes to using .NET Framework code in your PowerBuilder.NET programs. We will cover the following areas in this article: High level overview of important concepts of the .NET […]

Using .NET Framework Code in PowerBuilder .NET Applications



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Creating a PowerBuilder 12.5 WCF Web Service – Deploying to IIS – Start to Finish This is my latest article on PowerBuilder 12.5 WCF Web Services and it will take you through creating a basic WCF Web Service using PowerBuilder 12.5.NET and deploying the WCF Web Service to IIS 7.5 […]

Creating a PowerBuilder 12.5 WCF Web Service – Deploying to ...



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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



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