Developing PowerBuilder 3 Applications

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Sams Pub., 1994 - Computers - 709 pages
A hands-on introduction to all aspects of development with PowerBuilder. The book provides a practical overview of database creation, application/database interfacing and user interface design. Organized and indexed to act as a reference tool as well as a tutorial. All source code from the book is included on the disk.

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Contents

10
29
Your First PowerBuilder Application Part 2
35
Using PowerBuilder
55
The PowerBuilder Way
57
Creating an Application
67
Launching the Application Painter
68
The Application Events
74
Building a Window
79
Graphs
459
The Premise
460
Series
467
Inheritance
489
Capturing Your Own Events
501
The SQL
516
Creating SQL Queries
517
DISTINCTive Queries
522

Making a Menu
137
Writing a Script
151
Programming in PowerScript
169
PowerScript Basics
170
Decision Structures
183
Debugging
217
Database Administration
229
Launching the Database Painter
230
Tables
236
Developing a DataWindow
271
Customizing a DataWindow
295
Using a DataWindow
343
Functions Related to the Edit Control
360
Using DataWindow Events
372
Embedded SQL Database Errors
380
Organizing Your Project
387
Library Organization Goals
388
Browsing the Libraries
399
Customizing PowerBuilder
411
Generating the Finished Product
431
Making Your Own Controls
441
SQL Data Manipulation Commands
525
Developing ClientServer Applications
531
Analysis and Design
533
Laying the Foundation
553
Security Integrity and Concurrency
563
Testing
573
Testing and Quality
574
Documentation and Online Help
583
Appendixes
607
A Glossary
611
B Powersoft CODE Partners
619
PowerBuilder Development Consultants
627
UNITED STATES
650
Powersoft Authorized Training Partners
651
Australia
664
Finland
665
E Powersoft International Distributors
669
Sweden
671
Index
673
Copyright

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