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PBDJ Editorial: We Live in Interesting Times...

We Live in Interesting Times...

That isn't, by the way, a Chinese curse. The phrase "may you live in interesting times" (which became popular after Robert Kennedy used it in a speech in 1966) probably originated from a 1950's science fiction story. Regardless of its roots though, we find ourselves living in such times.

In a previous issue I talked about the incremental releases that Sybase was doing for PowerBuilder 11. Since then they've officially announced there will be a major release before 12.0 called 11.5. However, unlike prior .5 major releases (i.e., 6.5 and 10.5), this time they will also be offering it as a free upgrade for folks already using 11.0. More good moves in the right direction.

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Bruce Armstrong is a development lead with Integrated Data Services (www.get-integrated.com). A charter member of TeamSybase, he has been using PowerBuilder since version 1.0.B. He was a contributing author to SYS-CON's PowerBuilder 4.0 Secrets of the Masters and the editor of SAMs' PowerBuilder 9: Advanced Client/Server Development.

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