Sybase to Oracle conversion

Background Few years ago, I worked on a project where I had to convert close to 100 stored procedures from Sybase to Oracle. There are several differences between the 2 databases. I was hired to be the Oracle expert in a team full of Sybase developers. I constantly worked with them to convert the databases […]

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What is Powerbuilder?

Powerbuilder is an IDE, an integrated Development Environment, a tool where a programmer do everything within it, including design and develop screens/reports, write command line programs, compile, deploy applications all from within Powerbuilder. This is in contrast to programming in languages like C or Pascal, where you use a text editor to edit, a compiler […]

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My Journey with and without Powerbuilder

As I mentioned in my previous post, I worked on Powerbuilder (PB) for a while, went away and finally came back to using it. I came ┬áin contact with Powerbuilder in the early 1990. I was working for a Consulting company and we evaluated several products to port an existing applications written in B-Trieve/C and […]

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Born Again Powerbuilder

I am a born again Powerbuilder (developer)! That’s right I program in Sybase’s Powerbuilder, again! Like many I also left it sometime in 1999 when it looked like fading. But, Powerbuilder has proved it’s worth and reserved it’s place and pace in the ever growing world of Java, C++ and .Net. It has not only […]

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