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Appify Your UI: Designing a Mobile User Experience With PowerBuilder

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Upcoming webinars on PowerBuilder TV

Thursday Jan 17, 2013
at 9:00 AM PST (Los Angeles) - 18h00 CET (Paris)

Appify Your UI: Designing a Mobile User Experience With PowerBuilder
Ready to go mobile? With the arrival of Appeon Mobile, you can now leverage your PowerBuilder skills to build complete apps for a full range of mobile devices, from smartphones to iPads to full-fledged Tablet PCs. Mobile application development has never been easier or faster. Creating an engaging user experience, however, requires more than simply re-deploying your existing code for new target platforms.
Join Ronnie Po of Morpheon Corporation as he discusses design considerations and techniques for developing user-friendly mobile applications, and watch him demonstrate native mobile apps he has built using PowerBuilder and Appeon Mobile, including:
• YouHoops, a mobile score-keeping and scoreboard application for basketball games
• ChartBase MA, an add-on to Morpheon’s signature ChartBase medical application
Presenter: Ronnie Po
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Wednesday Jan 23, 2013
at 9:00 AM PST (Los Angeles) - 18h00 CET (Paris)

Creation and Consumption of Web Services with SAP Sybase PowerBuilder
This session examines some of the recent improvements in PowerBuilder for the creation and consumption of Web services. Specific emphasis is placed on:
• The new WCF client in PowerBuilder .NET.
• The new WCF service type in PowerBuilder .NET.
• The new REST client in PowerBuilder .NET.
• Using a WCF client in a PowerBuilder .NET assembly to enhance PowerBuilder Classic.
Presenter: Bruce Armstrong
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More Stories By Chris Pollach

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".

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