In light of the release of PowerBuilder 9.0, PowerBuilder Developer's Journal
had the opportunity to pose a number of questions to Dr. Raj Nathan, SVP and
GM of Sybase's Enterprise Solutions Division, about PowerBuilder and where
Q: Sybase has put increasing effort behind PowerBuilder recently. What is the
importance of PB to the company?
A: PowerBuilder is Sybase's flagship application development environment and
is extremely important to the company. We are continuing to put more and more
resources and energy behind PowerBuilder as we move forward with its
development. The continuing evolution of J2EE, the emergence of .NET, and the
growing demands of the mobile market mean that we must, and want to, devote a
lot of effort toward developing and marketing PowerBuilder.
Q: In the fast-moving world of application development, where is PB
A: P... (more)
Sybase’s Q4 2008 earnings results, just announced, showed a revenue
increase of 3% to $305.1 million from $295.2 million in the fourth quarter of
2007 and a total revenue for 2008 increase of 10% year over year to $1.13
billion. This makes it its best quarter and year in company history.
Chairman, CEO, and President of Sybase John Chen stated, “We are extremely
proud to deliver our first-ever quarter exceeding $300 million in revenue, as
well as record results for our fifth consecutive quarter and second
“The market is responding well to our market-leading mobili... (more)
01/12/2008 - Brad Wery announced his new website: www.PowerToTheBuilder.com.
The site offers a variety of GUI components to help you change the look of
the software you create with PowerBuilder. Adding any of the following to
your PowerBuilder application will give it an instant and much-needed
Outlook ShortcutBar XP ListBar Button ListBar Gradient Header Tab Control
Toolbar Strip Custom Static Text
PB Code Analyzer 4.4
01/03/2008 - Ecocion, Inc. (the new name of Ascension Labs), released version
4.4 of PB Code Analyzer. The new version ... (more)
Sybase announced that AJAX development capabilities and further Microsoft
.NET enhancements have been added to the latest version of Sybase
PowerBuilder 11, the premier 4GL rapid application development (RAD) tool.
PowerBuilder 11.2 represents another milestone in the PowerBuilder roadmap
for delivering .NET interoperability and incorporates new features such as
AJAX functionality for WebForms, which enables richer, more interactive
data-driven application development.
PowerBuilder has long been a gold-standard for 4GL Rapid Application
Development (RAD) IDE for building two-tie... (more)
SYS-CON Media announced today that the Website showcasing one of its most
distinguished titles, PowerBuilder Developer's Journal (PBDJ), founded in
1994 and now now in its sixteenth consecutive year of publication, has been
stunningly re-designed and re-launched at PBDJ 2009 - where under the
technical-savvy leadership of longtime Editor Bruce Armstrong, PBDJ continues
to publish in-depth perspectives, technical features, industry columns, book
reviews and excerpts, all written by thought leaders in the worldwide
Distinguished contributions over the years ... (more)