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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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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 ...


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PowerBuilder Migrations to C#  .NET – Handling Inheritance in C# This article was created to answer a question on a post written about PowerBuilder inheritance, and dynamic function calls in PowerBuilder. The person asking the question, Jose, asked the following question from the PowerBuilder Tip – Dynamic Functions and Events […]

PowerBuilder to C# .NET Migration Tip



How to fix “the name ‘InitializeComponent’ does not exist in the current context” in Silverlight or WPF   The error messages: [important]’LinksStackPanel.Children’ does not exist in the current context.[/important] [important]’InitializeComponent’ does not exist in the current context[/important]     You’ve made some changes to your Silverlight application and all of the […]

Silverlight or WPF – InitializeComponent does not exist in the ...


 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