Printing Data-Windows using PowerBuilder as a Web Application!

With the assistance of Sybase, we were able to resolve one of the two issues I have been having in converting this application over from a client/server application to a .net web application, and that is the print issue. I am writing this because after months of researching I found nothing online to help me, […]

Continued Issues

If you have read any of my prior posted, you are aware that I have the “honor” of developing software using a product from Sybase known as PowerBuilder. Around the beginning of July I found out that I was getting a newer machine, still using Windows XP SP3, but I would get Windows Office 2007 […]

Converting my PowerBuilder app to .Net

A couple of posts again I blogged about, in my opinion, some advantages in using the Visual Studio over PowerBuilder’s IDE. First let my state that I don’t hate PowerBuilder, I worked with this IDE for over 10 years . Let me explain why I angry with Sybase and PowerBuilder in general. Has I stated […]

Powerbuilder vs Visual Studio

PowerBuilder is a tool that I work with. I started using PB back in version 3. “flashback”remembering when software was distributed on the 3 1/2″ floppy and we would remove locking mechanism so we would not overwrite the content”/flashback” I was excited about working with a “truly OOP language”. Today, PowerBuilder is on version 12.x and […]

Tasking Client/Server to .NET

On August 10th, 1998, I was hired as a Senior Developer for CDSI. My tasking was to build and maintain a GOT’s program that would help the Comptrollers Office spread their budget down to a very specific level. To do this we had a team of three and I was the newest member on the […]

Creating the Model

As I embark on the task of converting the Powerbuilder Application to Visual Studio, I follow the usual steps I take when creating a new application. The first step is to create the database, but since this is an existing application, that step has already been taken care of. However, there is a challenge – […]

Converting Powerbuilder to .NET

PowerBuilder 11.x has a fantastic feature, it allows PowerBuilder developers to deploy their old applications into .NET 2.0 framework applications – either windows based or web based. There is one small problem with this “feature”, the code you are writing is still Sybase code. A major disadvantage, I believe, is that the code generated by […]