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Roland Smith

Today it was announced that Codeplex is shutting down. It is going read-only in October and in December it will be replaced by a lightweight archive interface. https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/bharry/2017/03/31/shutting-down-codeplex/ There are several PowerBuilder projects hosted there

I needed a way to build a string in a loop for import into a DataWindow but speed was important. I created an object with functions that allows for string concatenation using a blob variable

I had a need to sort a string array and I found some code on Real Gagnon’s website that sorted numbers by creating a DataStore/DataWindow on the fly and used that to sort. Someone added

I was wondering if it was possible to have a MessageBox that could automatically close after a set period of time so I did some searching and found that you can! In Windows XP, Microsoft

We all know that PowerBuilder is great for developing client server applications. Often there is a need to perform batch processing on schedule, usually at night when nobody is around. These batch programs can easily

Normally when you use OLEObject to connect to an ActiveX control and encounter an error, you will get the generic run time error ‘R0035 – Application terminated. Error calling external object function xxx’. I have

ImageMagick is a free open-source software package that allows you to convert image files between formats, resize images and perform other functions. It can be used from the command line or as a COM object