MVC 4: Kompakter Einstieg

MVC4Oft erliegt man als Entwickler ja der Versuchung einfach alles wie immer zu machen. Naja, vielleicht ist das nicht nur ein Problem des Entwicklers sondern des Menschen an sich (Stichwort: Gewohnheitstier). Für ein neues Projekt im ASP.NET Umfeld habe ich aber jetzt mal den Schritt Richtung MVC 4 gewagt.

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Powerbuilder .NET to the Web: The HttpHandler pattern

1343737749_agt_webgbSince Powerbuilder 11 you can use WebForms deployment to bring you classic application to the web. The idea opening to the web was good, but WebForms lags in several ways. It isn’t compatible with browsers excepted the Internet Explorer and so e.g. the growing mobile device market next to Windows Phone is cut off. In Powerbuilder .NET WebForms deployment isn’t possible anymore.

Some developer were frustrated about the fact there isn’t a replacement to proceed this way. Appeon could work, but is a heavy solution. Powerbuilder 15 with the shiny new HTML5 Datawindow is even on the horizon.

It’s time to search for options. This article describes how to implement a rendering engine from the scratch in PB .NET. It’s not the idea to migrate an application to the web. It’s the idea to get some basics to build up a PB.NET Web framework. Have fun!

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