LSG Sky Chefs, a subsidiary of German national airline Lufthansa, is the
world's leading provider of integrated in-flight services solutions from
catering, provisioning, equipment, and retail to comprehensive in-flight
management services. With 30,000 employees working at over 200 locations in
48 countries, LSG Sky Chefs serves more than 270 airlines.
The loading requirements differ for each individual flight and are sometimes
subject to drastic changes until shortly before departure. The highest degree
of flexibility is therefore of paramount importance. The company needed a new
centralized software application to ultimately control the complete chain of
catering processes, from preparing and arranging items at Customer Service
Centers to in-flight passenger service.
The application developed by LSG Sky Chefs is based on a centralized data ... (more)
Business Challenge: Provide wireless access to a point-of-sale and inventory
Sybase Technology Used: PocketBuilder, PowerBuilder, SQL Anywhere, and
Developed wireless interface to desktop POS and inventory management system
in three days. Saved considerable time and expense by not having to rewrite
code. Provided bookstores with faster, easier access to better inventory
data. Built customer satisfaction by speeding up cashier checkouts and
offering faster and more accurate responses to queries. Increased store
flexibility to access an... (more)
A sign of a vibrant developer community is the active blogosphere that
surrounds a technology. Here's a more or less random selection of what's
being talked about this month in the PowerBuilder community's blogs.
Support for the Data Pipeline in PowerBuilder .NET Windows Forms Targets
by Dave Fish
Do you use data pipelines in your applications? If so you should know that
PowerBuilder 11.1 supports the use of the data pipeline in .NET Windows Forms
You need to deploy a new DLL, pbdpl110.dll, with your applications if they
use p... (more)
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Cloud Computing Technology Contributors of 2009
10Gen, 3Leaf Systems, 6fusion Intern... (more)
With approximately 2,100 attendees from 36 countries here, TechWave this year
has drawn a record number of top level sponsors, reflecting the company's
focus on partners. Platinum sponsors are Intel, SAP and Sun; Gold are
Bradmark, BMC Software and Hewlett Packard; and Silver are Appeon and RIM.
The 10th sponsor is ISUG, the International Sybase User Group, where SYS-CON
Media and PBDJ – PowerBuilder Developer’s Journal are lead media
ASE 15 Will Formally Launch on September 15
The buzz this year is around the impending formal launch of ASE 15-on
September 1... (more)