Powerbuilder Documentation 9.0

Powerbuilder Documentation 9.0

Opening the sample applications – PB Docs 90

Opening the sample applications To open a sample application, you need to create a workspace for the application and then add the target for that application to your workspace. If there is no target file for an application, you can still add it to your workspace. Select Existing Application from the Target tab of the…

Web DataWindow on COM+/MTS or IIS – PB Docs 90

Web DataWindow on COM+/MTS or IIS You can run the Web DataWindow server component on a Microsoft Transaction Serveror COM+ using either PowerDynamo or ASP as the page server. You can also run the Web DataWindow on a Microsoft IIS application server. Files required on the COM+/MTS or IIS server Two types of files are…

About window instances – PB Docs 90

About window instances When you build an application, you may want to display several windows that are identical in structure but have different data values. For example, you may have a w_employee window and want to display information for two or more employees at the same time by opening multiple copies (instances) of the w_employee…

Creating Help files – PB Docs 90

Creating Help files About Help authoring tools There are many authoring tools and related products available for creating online Help files on Windows. All of the authoring tools for RTF-based Help files use the Microsoft Help compiler to compile a set of source files into a finished Help file. What to include The source files…

Building the objects you need – PB Docs 90

Building the objects you need To implement data piping in an application, you need to build a few different objects: A Pipeline object A supporting user object A window Building a Pipeline object You must build a Pipeline object to specify the data definition and access aspects of the pipeline that you want your application…

About PBDOM – PB Docs 90

About PBDOM PBDOM is the PowerBuilder implementation of the Document Object Model (DOM), a programming interface defining the means by which XML documents can be accessed and manipulated. Although PBDOM is not an implementation of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) DOM API, it is very similar. The PBDOM PowerBuilder API can be used for…

Deploying applications, components, and supporting files – PB Docs 90

Deploying applications, components, and supporting files Regardless of the type of application you are deploying, you must include any supporting files such as dynamic libraries, resources like BMP and ICO files, online Help files, and initialization files. Each application type requires a different set of supporting files. Planning for deployment Chapter 38, “Packaging an Application…

Chapter 4 Getting Information About PowerBuilder Class Definitions – PB Docs 90

Chapter 4 Getting Information About PowerBuilder Class Definitions About this chapter This chapter explains what class definition information is and how it is used, and presents some sample code. Developers of tools and object frameworks can use class definition information for tasks such as producing reports or defining objects with similar characteristics. You do not…

Using the JaguarORB object – PB Docs 90

Using the JaguarORB object To create a CORBA-compatible client, you can use the JaguarORB object instead of the Connection object to establish the connection to the server. The JaguarORB object allows you to access EAServer from PowerBuilder clients in the same way as C++ clients. Two techniques The JaguarORB object supports two techniques for accessing…

Handling errors – PB Docs 90

Handling errors PowerBuilder provides three layers of error handling that can be used by clients connecting to EAServer: A mechanism, using try/catch/finally blocks, for handling exceptions thrown by components running in EAServer All system and runtime errors are converted into objects that descend from the type RuntimeError. The Error event on the Connection and JaguarORB…