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PowerBuilder® 9: Internet and Distributed Application Development by John D. Olson, Bill Green

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Common Distributed Computing Techniques from a PB Perspective

In this section we will discuss things like multi-threading, concurrency, transaction management, connection pooling, Servlets, JSPs, EJBs (and Java as a whole), COM/COM+/.NET, and what parts of these are available or accessible for PowerBuilder developers, referencing the chapters that go into detail. There are so many different pieces that go into developing a distributed application that we have to be very focused on what can and cannot be done in order to take advantage of the processing capabilities that the technology offers. Many of these topics will be covered in detail in the book, but what we want to do in this chapter is bring these concepts to your attention and make you ...

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