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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 it's headed. 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 positioned? A: P... (more)

A Success Story: Sybase and LSG Sky Chefs

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 Challenge 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)

PowerBuilder Success Story: Service Automation

Mobility is a key factor in Service Automation's recent success. Providing handheld Pocket PCs to their customers' mobile workforce has added dispatch, multi-warehouse inventory, and field force automation capabilities to their product line. Key Benefits Field technicians can focus on their skilled task, rather than filling out paperwork. By saving time on paperwork, technicians can complete more service calls in a day, resulting in increased revenue. Invoices are submitted in the field and better reflect both the actual time spent by the technician and the parts installed at t... (more)

Where's i-Technology Headed in 2007?

At the end of each year, when SYS-CON informally polls its globe-girdling network of software developers, industry executives, commentators, investors, writers, and editors, our question is always the same: where's the industry going next year? Every time, the answers are surprisingly different from the year before, and of course throw light not just on where the industry is going but also how it's going to get there, why, because of who, within what kind of time-scale - all that good stuff. Enjoy! Ruby on Rails . JRuby . AJAX . Rules-Based Programming JASON BELL Enterprise Dev... (more)

All Things of Interest to the PowerBuilder Community

- iANYWHERE - Grant Thornton 4/26/2007 - Sybase iAnywhere announced that Grant Thornton LLP, one of the largest accounting, tax and business advisory firms in the U.S., has selected Information Anywhere Afaria mobile device management technology to ensure that its policies, procedures, and other technical reference information are current and available to its 3,000 Assurance mobile professionals on their desktop and laptop computers. Information Anywhere suite is a platform that addresses converging enterprise requirements for mobile e-mail, collaboration, security, device manag... (more)