|.Net Platform Support||Enhanced WCF|
.Net Framework update
|Open Development||PowerBuilder in the Cloud|
REST based web services
|Easiest Application Development for .Net||Usability enhancements|
|Technology Differentiators||CVUO as assemblies|
Sharepoint support – DataWindow
Win32 DataWindow Enhancements
|DataWindow and Entity Framework|
Other items of interest
- Multi-touch support is built into WPF, all you need is the hardware to support it
- Looking at support for XBAP (Xaml Browser Application) as a way of deploying WCF apps until they have Silverlight support.
- Planning to support a visual user object control, so that PowerBuilder generated visual objects can be used by other .Net applications
- REST web services are not officially supported yet, but Dave demonstrated an application using it through some add on code
- They are talking about enhancing Infomaker to get it to the web and make it easier to use for end users
Some multimedia from the event:
Dave Fish demonstrating an SMS, email, voice mail messaging app developed with PowerBuilder.Net.
John Strano demonstrating the power of WPF enabled through PowerBuilder.Net.
Some pictures from the event: