Discussions tagged Build

I've recently migrated about a dozen PB apps from 12.5 up to 2019 R2.  We also moved from TFS to Bitbucket for source control, we're now storing the .pbl's in Bitbucket, and I'm using Bruce Armstrong's tutorial (thanks Bruce!) to get our builds done ...
I am migrating from PB12 to PB19.  My application runs in development on PB19.  I built it and the built version runs on the development machine.  However if I move it (and all the runtime DLLs to another machine) I get the error "The application was...
This question is a follow-up to a previous question I asked about build "system" for PB2019. I have been banging my head on the walls for 3 days trying to understand how on Earth orcascript is supposed to work and how I could make it do what I want. ...
Hello, We are currently building a large-ish PowerBuilder (2017 but we are in the process of migrating to 2019) application using Microsoft's DevOps pipelines. Our current build script takes quite a lot of time as we: cleanup everything copy all...
We currently are using TFS for source control. When I deploy the project no sr* files are being created. I verified that the delete pb generated objects is unchecked in the source control property. This just started happening yesterday and I cannot f...
When switching our internal build system to support the PowerBuilder Standalone Compiler (pbc170) I ran into several issues that might be worth looking at.   The compiler does not provide a proper exit code. In my tests several different build fai...
Did somebody know why the Monthcalendar-Control has an different look in the compiled exe as in the development-environment? This is the look when started from PB2019 IDE This is the look in the compiled exe We are using PB2019 Build 2082  Greeti...
We recently upgraded to the Powerbuilder 2019 from PB 12.5. We also have increased the number of developers and would like to use the SVN feature with PB 2019. We found instructions on how to set this up (using instructions for PB 2017 R2 You tube vi...
I would like to get detailed instruction of all the components to download, install, and configure for smooth integration with PowerBuilder 2017 R3. Or if I move to 2019 Version....
Source control in PB2017 and 2019 was improved to no longer export all objects into a common folder. It now creates a subfolder for each PBL and extracts it's source there. This avoids the problem of having objects with the same name in multiple PBLs...
The version information will display in the Windows property, but how does one access this to display it in a Power Builder window? Using the GetContextService for the ContextInformation returns version information for Power Builder itself and not th...
Hi all, Just looking for any advice on potentially moving our deployments from 32 bit machine code to 64 bit pcode. Are there any benefits in going to 64 bit and does anyone know of any issues or pitfalls that might arise from moving to 64 bit or p...
Hi,   If we want to build our powerbuilder 2017 R3 application on a build machine, do we need some licence? We dont want to use the PBC apps to compile because we don't want one PBD by PBL. We will have some conflict between the PBD generated on ...
Hi According to https://community.appeon.com/index.php/blogs/recent-blogs/enhanced-source-code-controlfor-pb2017-r2-r3 the pbg files will go away when using git and svn (what we currently do with PB2017 R2) How should 3rd party build tools that mak...
Hello This is my first posting to the Appeon community. I am hoping someone can help me? I have written an app using the MySQL database and PB2017. There are 8 Concurrent users. I am tracking the user as they sign in, but I have noticed t...
Hello All, I had posted this question some time back but didnt get any help on this. I am still facing this issue randomly.  Here is the link to my previous post -https://community.appeon.com/index.php/qna/q-a/pb12-5-2-net-runtime-error-please-help...
Hi All, Looking for any suggestions from the community on this. We are working on a counterpart Mobile App for our Desktop System.  Most of the DWs we are utilising in the Mobile App are straightforward tabular lists with no need for grouping. ...
How can I pop up a "New Email" window in Microsoft Outlook from PowerBuilder.  I am able to "Send" an email from PowerBuilder via Microsoft Outlook.  I can tell it the email address to send it to, enter the Subject, Text for the body, enter a CC, ...
Hi, We have a very old power builder application. But we dont have the developer who developed this application. We have only java developers. Can we use powerserver web to convert the PB application to java Web Application? Is the java Web ...
I have a customer who has both a Standard PowerBuilder license and a Universal license under separate emails. The customer is unable to switch accounts from the standard account to the universal account. PowerBuilder states that the universal account...
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