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PBNISMTP is a control for sending email via SMTP authored by Bruce Armstrong with a few small changes by myself.

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PBUpdater is a tool for enabling PowerBuilder applications to automatically update themselves over the Internet. It includes an administration program to package and upload the application files. It also includes a sample app with code that you need to copy into your application. This tool is written in PowerBuilder 10.

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WinsockPBNI is a version of my Winsock example written in C++ as a PBNI non-visual extension. The PowerBuilder code is 10.5 and can easily be migrated forward. The C++ code is Visual Studio 2017

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DWFromPBD is a tool for extracting DataWindow objects from a PBD file. This tool is written in PowerBuilder 10.5 and must be compiled to an EXE using the same or higher version of PowerBuiilder that the PBD file was created by.

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Virtual Library

Virtual Library is an IDE Wizard that allows you to group objects into "virtual libraries". You can open the objects from the wizard, perform source control actions and many other functions. The install includes files for versions 8 and higher. The files are installed to the ..\Shared\PowerBuilder folder. This is why there are two installers.

Download VirtualLibrary for PB8 - PB12.6     Download VirtualLibrary for PB2017 - PB2019


PBHtml is a control that allows you to create the user interface for your application using HTML, CSS, and image files just like a web application giving you complete control over the look. It is a wrapper for Sciter, a free HTML control. The Sciter SDK contains many examples that you can use as a guide. There is documentation on their website which is also part of the SDK install.

Download PBHtml      Download Sciter SDK