Advanced Powerbuilder 7 Techniques

  • 11h 7m
  • Purshottam Chandak, Ramesh Chandak
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 1999

This latest edition of the #1 guide to advanced PowerBuilder techniques reveals powerful solutions to hard-core programming problems. From building business logic with User Objects, to creating layout forms with the HTML DataWindow, it offers step-by-step guidance on mastering the latest features of PowerBuilder 7. And, like its critically-acclaimed predecessor, it is loaded with proven, hard-to-find programming techniques, ready-to-run code, and real-world examples.

The authors show how to:

  • Develop applications using PowerBuilder's new and improved user interface
  • Program using PowerBuilder Foundation Classes
  • Build advanced applications with integrated Internet tools
  • Develop robust, scaleable distributed applications with Jaguar CTS
  • Develop Distributed PowerBuilder (DPB) applications
  • Interface with Microsoft Messaging API, Open Repository CASE API, Word, Excel, Windows SDK, and version control software
  • Solve network and performance problems
  • Test and debug PowerBuilder applications

About the Authors

Ramesh Chandak and Purshottam Chandak cofounded Technology R Us and are the authors and editors of more than 32 books on software development, including the acclaimed Advanced PowerBuilder 6 Techniques (also available from Wiley). Ramesh and Purshottam have more than 15 years of combined experience with Powersoft, Sybase, Microsoft, and Java-based technologies.

In this Book

  • Advanced PowerBuilder 7 Techniques
  • Introduction
  • Application Architectures
  • Getting Started with PowerBuilder
  • Building Business Logic with User Objects
  • Designing Interfaces with the Window Object
  • Using Menus
  • Using Structures and Functions
  • Knowing Your DataWindow
  • Advanced DataWindow Design Considerations
  • Reporting
  • File I/O and Printing Operations
  • Debugging with PowerBuilder
  • External Interfaces
  • Creating an Executable and Testing PowerBuilder Applications
  • Project Standards and Naming Conventions
  • PowerBuilder Software Migration
  • Open Repository CASE API (ORCA)
  • Email Interfaces
  • Creating Windows Help Files
  • Network Considerations
  • Performance Considerations
  • The World of Open Database Connectivity
  • Working with Databases
  • The Data Pipeline
  • PowerBuilder Foundation Class Library
  • Distributed Application Development
  • Advanced Distributed Application Development
  • Distributed Application Development with Jaguar CTS
  • Using the Internet Development Toolkit