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As a long-time PB developer, I have successfully created or maintained many PB applications for clients and for myself. Since day one, I was impressed with the ease with which applications can be created using PowerBuilder. Although I had been exposed to Visual Studio and other client/server tools, I have always felt PB was the better product. Even when I had to code GIS mapping functionality using OLE automation and there were no PB examples, I was able to find VB code examples and figure out the PB equivalent. I have also developed PB functionality for SAPI, TAPI, SMTP, and VoIP. I have looked forward to each release of PowerBuilder and I must admit the latest release has me very excited. The idea of converting our client/server applications to be Web-based would have three major benefits: prospective users from around the world could try out our products at their ... (more)