The DropDownDataWindow (DDDW) edit style is one of PowerBuilder's outstanding
features. Yes, I know there are a lot of new and exciting capabilities in the
upcoming release of PowerBuilder, but in this article I'll try to solve some
of the current problems with the existing features that are popping up in
nearly every project I've seen.
Here I'll focus on DropDownDataWindows, including:
How to get started with DDDWs Filtering DDDWs without losing the display
value in other rows Catching the collapsing of a DDDW Trapping the cursor
keys in a DDDW Autocomplete DDDW values
The basics are well covered in the PowerBuilder User's Manual, but if you
still have problems defining them look at Figure 1. Click on the column you
want and its edit style (yes, click on edit on the properties) as DDDW
(choose DropDownDW as Style Type).
Next, choose your DataWindow, ... (more)
The Sybase Enterprise Portal is ideal for organizations that are looking for
a solution that allows developers to integrate existing enterprise content
and applications as well as incorporate the tools that will enable them to
access, manage, share, and understand them better.
Parts 1 and 2 of this article will take a close look at the Sybase Enterprise
Portal. I'll start by describing why you might need an enterprise portal and
then examine the evaluation version of the Sybase EP.
We'll look at: The architecture of the Sybase Enterprise Portal Installing
Enterprise Portal 5.01 C... (more)
It won't be long until a new product developed by Sybase hits the stores.
Yes, I'm talking about Pocket PowerBuilder.
For any professional (PowerBuilder) software developer, this should be reason
enough to look behind the scenes of mobile and wireless development.
Fortunately for us there's a book on the market that covers everything we
need to know. This book, Mobile and Wireless Design Essentials, is written by
Martyn Mallick. Martyn is a senior software engineer in product management
and a wireless solutions evangelist for iAnywhere Solutions, a subsidiary of
Sybase, Inc. He'... (more)
Your company decides to implement a mobile application initiative and has
chosen which database, handheld, and software packages to use.
A new year has begun and new projects will be started, so now is the time to
think about what we are doing, what our jobs are, and how we understand
Many people write computer software and we all call it "software
development." Each type of software and development project has complex
issues and challenges that need to be solved by project managers and
developers. Just look around and talk with some of your friends or peopl... (more)
An enterprise portal is the converged "hub" of multiple, complementary
information management solutions, including document and content management,
information search and retrieval, knowledge management, team collaboration,
workflow, and business intelligence.
In this article, we describe what an enterprise portal is and give you a
brief overview of Sybase Enterprise Portal. Then we take a closer look at the
portal and go over some of the installation requirements and steps for the
Information Edition of the portal. We also delve into how to use a portal and
build components (ca... (more)