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Getting your COM component Registered for use with PowerBuilder

Posted on November 5, 2012 at 7:29 pm in

I built a COM component to allow for the taking of pictures from a webcam in PowerBuilder. The component itself was done in Visual Studio 2010 in C# and makes use of a web camera control created to use the Directshow API library available as part of the Windows SDK. You can find more information…

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PowerBuilder – Using .Net Visual Controls in PB Classic Applications

Posted on June 5, 2012 at 5:27 pm in

This article describes the techniques and code used during my presentations at the Carolina Code Camp 2012 and at the May 2012 meeting of the North Carolina PowerBuilder User Group. The techniques described here utilize Visual Basic .Net (coded in Visual Studio 2010) with the Interop Forms Toolkit available from Microsoft. The Interop Forms Toolkit…

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Powerbuilder – Accessing C# Classes via COM to Capture a Screenshot

Posted on April 12, 2011 at 8:20 pm in

I was working with setting up screen capture functionality from within a PB11.5 application recently and came up against a wall which forced me to rethink my strategy. Initially I was using External Functions to the Windows gdi32.dll but had issues with my code causing it to ‘stop working’ after a few files were written.…

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