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PowerBuilder is a programming language created in 2010.

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PowerBuilder is an integrated development environment owned by SAP since the acquisition of Sybase in 2010. On July 5, 2016, SAP and Appeon entered into an agreement whereby Appeon would be responsible for developing, selling, and supporting PowerBuilder.PowerBuilder has been in use since 1991, peaking around 1998 with around 100,000 users. While PowerBuilder's market share has declined over the years, many applications created with it are still in use today. Read more on Wikipedia...

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// The MIT License (MIT) // Copyright (c) 2016 dario ureña // Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy // of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal // in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights // to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell // copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is // furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions: // The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all // copies or substantial portions of the Software. // THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR // IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, // FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE // AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER // LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, // OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE // SOFTWARE. // Source: Save Format v3.0(19990112) @begin Projects 0 "myproject\\myprojectlib.pbl"; @end; appname "myproject"; applib "myproject\\myproject.pbl"; LibList "myproject\\myproject.pbl;myproject\\lib\\logger\\logger.pbl;myproject\\lib\\payroll\\payroll.pbl;myproject\\lib\\contract\\contract.pbl;myproject\\lib\\common\\common.pbl;"; type "pb";
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Strings "
"Hello world"
Print() Debugging MessageBox
// A comment
Line Comments //
// A comment
Semantic Indentation X

Books about PowerBuilder on goodreads

title author year reviews ratings rating
PowerBuilder 5.0: Secrets of the PowerBuilder Masters: PowerBuilder Developer's Journal Michael MacDonald 1996 0 0 0.0
More Professional PowerBuilder Programming Paul Bukauskas 1997 0 0 0.0
Powerbuilder 5: Developer's Resource Robin Schumacher 1997 0 0 0.0
PowerBuilder 4 Programming for Dummies Ted Coombs 1995 0 0 0.0
Powerbuilder For Xbase Programmers Greg Nunemacher 0 0 0.0
Distributed Application Development With Powerbuilder 6 (Powerbuilder Developer's Library) Michael Barlotta 0 0 0.0

Books about PowerBuilder from ISBNdb

title authors year publisher
Client/server Programming With Powerbuilder Harrington and Jan L.
Powerbuilder Desktop: The Authorized Guide To Object-oriented Powerbuilder Programming D. William Reynolds and Margaret Robbins 1996 Addison-wesley
Powerbuilder 6.0 Unleashed Gallagher, Simon and Herbert, Simon J. A. 1997 Sams
Developing Powerbuilder 5 Applications Hatfield, Bill 1996 Sams
Powerbuilder 7.0: Basic Programming Hieber and Chetney J. 1999 Envision Software Systems
The Definitive DataWindow: Your Key to PowerBuilder Success Brooks, Richard 2000 Addison-Wesley
Official Powerbuilder 6: Advanced Tools for the Enterprise Ball, Derek 1998 Itp - Media
Foundations of Powerbuilder 5.0 Programming Schaad, Gordon W. and Castler, Richard and Bruce, Jon E. and Gandjei, Azita and Miller, John and Smith, Brian J. 1996 John Wiley & Sons Inc
PowerBuilder 5.0 Questions and Answers Hatton, Tim 1998 Manning Publications
Instant Powerbuilder Objects Nanda, Basant and Bodepudi, Prasad and Hartwell, Bruce 1996 Apress
Using Powerbuilder 6 (SPECIAL EDITION USING) Hayes, William B. and Wood, Charles A. 1997 Que Pub
Powerbuilder 5 Unleashed Gallagher and Simon; Herbert and Simon 1996 Sams Publishing, U.s.a.
Basic PowerBuilder Programming Chetney Heiber 1998
Professional Powerbuilder Programming Paul Bukauskas 1995 Pearson P T R
Application Development With Powerbuilder James Hobuss 1995 Wiley
Advanced Powerbuilder 6.0 Programming Chetney Hieber 1998 Envision Software Systems
Advanced Powerbuilder 7.0 Programming Chetney Hieber 1999 Envision Software Systems
Object-oriented Programming Powerbuilder Marsh Longman Higher Education
Teach Yourself... Powerbuilder 5 David Mcclanahan 1996 Mis Pr
Powerbuilder 8.0 Advanced Programming Hieber and Chetney J
Powerbuilder 4 Programming For Dummies Jason Coombs and Ted Coombs 1995 John Wiley & Sons Inc
Powerbuilder 5: A Developer's Guide David Mcclanahan 1996 John Wiley & Sons Inc
Programming With The Pfc: Powerbuilder 8.0 Bob Hendry 2002 Envision Software Systems
Using Powerbuilder Special Edition (Using ... (Que)) C. Wood 1995 Que
Internet & Intranet Applications With Powerbuilder 6 Tom Cervenka 1999 Manning Pubns Co
Powerbuilder 6.0 Programming With The Pfc Envision Software Sy
More Professional Powerbuilder Programming: Advanced Techniques Paul Bukauskas and Bruce Braunstein 1997 Prentice Hall Ptr
Powerbuilder 32 Success Secrets - 32 Most Asked Questions On Powerbuilder - What You Need To Know Daniel Mckay 20140224 Emereo
Teach Yourself PowerBuilder 4 in 14 Days Judah Holstein 1995 Sams Publishing
Powerbuilder 5 Developer's Resource: Client/server Programming For The Enterprise Robin Schumacher and Billy Bosworth 1996 Prentice Hall Ptr
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