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)
(November 20, 2003) - Sybase, Inc. has announced its Unwired Enterprise
initiative, focused on solutions to help organizations effectively manage and
mobilize data, and give people access to business-critical information
anytime, anywhere. Sybase’s market dominance in mobile database and
middleware and its expertise in data management and integration technology is
empowering organizations today to achieve the potential of the Unwired
Enterprise. Sybase and Intel are driving Unwired Enterprise education through
developer training programs nationwide.
"Business models are literally... (more)
(August 6, 2002) - At its TechWave 2002 conference in San Diego, Sybase,
Inc., announced availability of the beta version of Sybase PowerBuilder 9.0.
This updated version of Sybase's industry-leading rapid application
development (RAD) tool incorporates new features - including XML, Java Server
Pages, and third-party application server support - that allow developers to
build for, and deploy into, multi-architectural environments such as
distributed, Web, and client-server.
The first phase of the PowerBuilder 9.0 beta will support a number of key
XML Dat... (more)
The award-winning series, The Pragmatic Starter Kit, has a new addition:
Pragmatic Version Control Using Subversion, by Mike Mason, a senior developer
with the transnational IT professional services firm ThoughtWorks.
Version control is the lifeblood of software projects, but it often becomes
complicated and overly difficult. The original first volume of the Starter
Kit solves that problem with a guide to getting started with version control,
including simple recipes for managing day-to-day development tasks using CVS,
a widely-used Open Source version control system.
Now in Pragma... (more)
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... (more)