Monthly Archives: December 2008

More fun with PB’s new datawindow gradients – animated progress bars!

We all know that PB has the HProgressBar and VProgressBar controls, and they work exactly as advertised. You set the min/max position properties, the starting position, and the step increment, and then just call the StepIt() method to kick the … Continue reading

Posted in PowerBuilder, Software | Tagged , , ,

Datawindows: They’re not just for DATA anymore!!!

OK, we all know that the “selling point” for PowerBuilder’s datawindow object is the ease with which it can retrieve data from a relational database, abstract out the complexities of binding that data to visual controls in the UI layer, … Continue reading

Posted in PowerBuilder, Software | Tagged , , ,

3rd-party PB Tools (episode 2)

This is the second post in the “Tools that all PB developers should be familiar with” thread. We’re going to stick with PBLPeeper for now, but we’ll be looking at a the PBDEBUG file viewer. This is quite possibly, the … Continue reading

Posted in PowerBuilder, Software | Tagged , , , ,

Tools that all PowerBuilder developers should be familiar with…

I’m going to make this a regular series, along with the other Tips and Tricks, so if you have any suggestions – please pass them along to me at paul.horan@teamsybase.com. The first tool out of the box is easily my … Continue reading

Posted in PowerBuilder, Software | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment