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QweryBuilder 7.7.0 is now available for download. A full list of changes can be seen on our What's New page. Please visit our download page to get the latest version: http://download.werysoft.com If you find any bugs or if you have any enhancement idea's, please email us at support@werysoft.com. Thanks, The Werysoft Team www.werysoft.com Werysoft Inc.http://www.blogger.com/profile/04726066291902301395noreply@blogger.com0 ... (more)

Debugger Beta for Oracle in QweryBuilder

We finally finished implementing a debugger for Oracle in QweryBuilder. It was set up to work very similar to how the debuggers for Sybase ASE and SQL Anywhere work. In order to make sure we didn't miss anything important, we need people to beta test it for us. If you're interested in trying it out, you can download 7.3.0 Beta here. ... (more)

QweryBuilder 7.3.0 Release Coming Soon

We're putting the final touches on the 7.3.0 release of QweryBuilder. There are a lot of exciting enhancements in this release. For a list of all the items that have been added so far, please view our Trello board: https://trello.com/board/qwerybuilder-www-werysoft-com/4e7aac5cd9273f2356398fdb If you have something that you want added, please email us at support@werysoft.com. Thanks, The Werysoft Inc.http://www.blogger.com/profile/04726066291902301395noreply@blogger.com0 ... (more)

Office 2003 Toolbar: A New Look For Your Old PowerBuilder App

There's a reason why software developers like Microsoft update the look of their applications every two years. It shows the consumer that something has changed and therefore they need to upgrade, at least that's my opinion. If this is true, I can only presume that presentation plays a vital role in the sale of commercial applications. If you're not writing commercial applications, then it's just a cool thing to do. Unfortunately, most developers are usually confined to creating applications with the look provided by the development tool they're using. Fortunately for us developer... (more)

A PowerBuilder Challenge

PowerBuilder contains so many features and capabilities that it's hard to fully understand and learn all of them when you're caught up in the "daily grind." A good way to deal with this is to create a skill-developing challenge. In most cases, I try to do something that I figure can't be done in PowerBuilder. My latest challenge was to create an XP style listbar similar to the one in the Windows XP Control Panel (see Figure 1). I think it's a sharp-looking control that provides an efficient way to navigate an application. Could it be done in PowerBuilder? With enough time and cr... (more)