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I recently purchased a new laptop. Choosing an operating system was not any easy decision and challenged me for two weeks. Finally, I decided to go with the flow. I ordered my first Vista system. That was only the start of a long and arduous journey and I'm still trying to get my environment and tools back to normal! When I started the PowerBuilder 11.0 application, I first noticed that pbtutor, the sample application installed with PowerBuilder, wasn't running. The Help files weren't opening. If you started out as I did, I hope you will, before too long, deploy your first application on IIS 7.0 ready to run it as a .NET Web form application. The main issue is that Vista's new User Account Control (UAC) prevents PowerBuilder from connecting to the database and running pbtutor. The UAC is a new security component in Windows Vista. Unlike XP, Vista doesn't automatic... (more)

Implement a Calendar Component in PowerBuilder Applications

Those who answer to users probably agree that the style of the PowerBuilder applications have remained unchanged for far too long. While major improvements are anticipated with the release of the PowerBuilder 12 beta, developers who would like a quick face-lift for their applications are invited to continue reading here. RES-Q Healthcare Systems (www.res-q.com) is a provider of resource management software for hospitals. The RES-Q software includes applications for enterprise-wide employee scheduling and staffing, surgery department management and procedure scheduling, patient a... (more)