Distributed Concepts

There are lots of new concepts that are constantly referenced in distributed application development. We'll take a look at a set of concepts we feel are key to have a solid understanding of distributed development.

Partitioning Code

The term partitioned code refers to an application whose presentation logic and business logic have a logical and sometimes physical separation within the code base. A typical PowerBuilder client/server application does not have this kind of structure, because one of the primary aspects of PowerBuilder is the DataWindow that allows a developer to easily combine presentation and logic in one object. This often means that a significant portion of the effort required to get an application ready for ...

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