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Software Tool & Die Inc Updates Their STD-FC PB 12 Classic and 12.NET

For Fast and Reliable Performance

Software Tool & Die Inc is pleased to announce that they have released a major update to their STD Foundation Classes for the production version of PowerBuilder 12.0 Classic and PowerBuilder 12.NET build 5530. You can now enjoy the framework for Win32, Winform, Webform and WPF based environments.

The Release 12.0.0 Include:

1) Migrated code to PB 12 classic - GA, Build 5530
2) Added PBWPF conditional code.
3) Tested FC's with the OrderEntry sample application
4) Fixed Open LOG functionality under WPF
5) Fixed Zoom GPF error
6) Corrected menu support for response dialogs
7) Added new "Processor" tab on HELP dialog
8) Fixed Memory display on HELP dialog.
9) Changed code to support SA 11.0.1 DBMS
10) Converted to "EAS Demo DB V120" test database
11) Added support for new 12.NET application "skins".

Note: All PB 12 Classic. 12.Net, examples and utilities have now also been fully tested using Sybase's newest  beta of the SQLAnywhere 12 DBMS (along with SA 11.1 - latest production release).

Download here !

Along with the new framework for PB12, there are also new example applications that use the Foundation Classes and exploit the WPF world. All this and it's is free too!  Laughing


I hope that the framework and example applications will enhance your PB 12.NET experience!


Regards ... Chris Pollach
President: STD Inc.

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Chris Pollach is a Senior Consultant with over 30 years experience in Systems and Software Analysis, Development, Maintenance and Technical Support, mainly in the areas of GUI Design, MS-Windows Programming, Java / .NET Programming, Wireless, Application / Web Server Design & Programming, Object Oriented Development Tools and Methodologies, Data Base, Data Communications and Network application development. He has participated in numerous technical, planning and management roles, as well as consulted and educated in these fields for a diverse clientele. He is also the owner of “Software Tool & Die Inc.” a company dedicated to provide custom software and education solutions on Object Oriented business systems.

As an educator, Chris is certified to teach PowerBuilder (first in Canada), MS-SQLServer, Sybase’s Enterprise Application Studio and EAServer integrated application/web development environment. He is former Certified SilverStream developer (CSSD) and current Certified PowerBuilder Developer – Associate / Professional (CPD-P) as well as a Certified Sybase Tools Instructor (CSI).

Chris has written numerous articles in various popular personal computer magazines, newsletters and is the author of the PowerGuide and PowerExpert products as well as the STD Foundation Classes. Currently, Chris has developed a Foundation Class library for Sybase's PocketBuilder, SAP's PowerBulder and EAServer products and now Appeon Web & mobile products that integrates JSP or ASP web development, Section 508 / CLF web standards and mobile applications. A new Web Service framework has also been released for IIs to support PowerBuilder based web service NVUO's!

Chris recently became a 2nd Degree Black in the TaeKwonDo martial art and has developed a Martial Art multimedia study guide using the Component-One “Doc2Help” and Sybase PowerBuilder products. Since the fall of 2004 he became a TaeKwonDo instructor for the City of Ottawa’s Goulbourn program. He has also been certified with the World TaeKwonDo Federation (February 2005 - 1st Dan and October 2008 - 2nd Dan).

Chris was awarded the Sybase “Innovation and Achievement” award for 2005 as voted for by the International Sybase User Group (ISUG). This award was presented for innovations to the PocketBuilder mobile development product, contributions to the PowerBuilder News groups and support of the Ottawa Sybase User Group.

To round his management and leadership skills, Chris is the former president of the Kiwanis Club of Goulbourn and still volunteers his time with the service clubs in his area. He is also the coordinator of the Ottawa Sybase User group and a certified NAUI scuba instructor. For the last three years, Chris has been voted onto the ISUG Board of Directors and holds the position of "Director - North American User Groups".