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Brad Wery

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As we all know, the DataWindow is a very powerful and flexible control used for data presentation and manipulation. For the most part, the features that you get out of the box allow you to create some very impressive applications. With that said, there is always room for improvement. Fortunately for us, the DataWindow was built with flexibility in mind. By taking advantage of this flexibility, we can extend the DataWindow to do almost anything we want. In this article, I'm going to introduce you to PowerFilter, a control developed by Jim Reese and available for purchase from PowerFilter is an easy-to-implement DataWindow filtering component that gives your application auto-filtering functionality similar to that found in Excel 2007\2010. It works with your existing DataWindows and requires as little as three lines of PowerScript to implemen... (more)

QweryBuilder: A PowerBuilder Application

QweryBuilder is a database development tool designed and developed in PowerBuilder. Its purpose is to use innovative ideas and techniques to make database development and data retrieval easy and intuitive. It currently works against Sybase ASE, iAnywhere SQL Anywhere, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle. An evaluation version of the application can be downloaded from The purpose of this article will be to take you on a tour of QweryBuilder. I would like to show you what PowerBuilder is capable of. My hope is that some of the functionality you see can be used in you... (more)

SQL References

We've added some SQL reference material to our site: This SQL reference material shows how to query system tables for things like table, stored procedure, view and trigger lists. There are versions of the SQL for SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase ASE and SQL Anywhere. Please send us an email at [email protected] if there is something else that Werysoft[email protected] ... (more)

QweryBuilder 7.3.0 Available for Download

QweryBuilder 7.3.0 is now available for download. This release contains a new debugger for Oracle and some much needed source control integration enhancements. A full list of changes can be seen on our What's New page. If you find any bugs or if you have any enhancement idea's, please email us at [email protected] Thanks, The Werysoft Team www.werysoft.comWerysoft Inc.[email protected] ... (more)

Office 2003 Toolbar: A New Look For Your Old PowerBuilder App

There's a reason why software developers like Microsoft update the look of their applications every two years. It shows the consumer that something has changed and therefore they need to upgrade, at least that's my opinion. If this is true, I can only presume that presentation plays a vital role in the sale of commercial applications. If you're not writing commercial applications, then it's just a cool thing to do. Unfortunately, most developers are usually confined to creating applications with the look provided by the development tool they're using. Fortunately for us developer... (more)