Novalys Worldwide Surveys

As every year, we’re carrying out a worldwide survey on the use of PowerBuilder.

Our 2007 results show that many PowerBuilder projects are embracing Microsoft technology.
Now help us monitor these changes by completing our survey below.

Afterwards, you’ll be able to see the 2007 results and discover, in particular:

- How PowerBuilder projects have developed between 2001 and 2007
- How large PowerBuilder projects differ from small ones in terms of architecture
- How the test of strength is going between Java and DotNET
- How many PB projects used .NET in 2007


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Name*  Email*  Company*  Country 
 1) How long will PowerBuilder be used in your company?
Less than 1 year Between 1 or 2 years We do not plan to change We do not use PB anymore
 2) In 2008, you will use PowerBuilder to:
Develop new applications Maintain existing applications Both
 3) How many developers will use PowerBuilder in your company in 2008?
1 - 3 4 - 8 9 - 20 21 - 50 more than 50
 4) Which PowerBuilder version do you currently use?
PB 5 PB 6.x PB 7 PB 8 PB 9 PB 10.x PB 11.x
 5) In 2008, do you plan to migrate toward a more recent PowerBuilder version?
Yes, toward: PB9 PB10.x PB11.x No migration in 2008 I don't know
 6) Database
 Which RDBMS is your company using:
Syabse ASE Oracle IBM DB2 Informix
Sybase ASA Microsoft SQL Server Ingres Other
 Does your application include stored procedures?
Not at all Just a few A lot!
 7) Do you use PocketBuilder to develop Mobile Applications?
Yes No In the future
 8) PowerBuilder and .NET
 Do you use DataWindow .NET to develop .NET Applications?
Yes No In the future
 Do you intend to generate .NET applications from PB code?
Yes No In the future
 9) Is your application multilingual?
Yes No In the future
 10) Which other technologies are used in your company?

.NET Winform Application
.NET Webform (ASP.NET)
Other .NET technologies (WCF, WPF, Silverlight...)
 Java / J2EE

Web (perl, php, python...)
Oracle development tools
 11) Which improvements are you waiting for the most?
Integration with .NET
Windows Graphical Objects improvements
Linux support
XML integration improvements
Web services integration improvements
Non-visual components improvements (Regular Expressions, List, Internet,...)
 Other :
 12) As a developer, what is your opinion about PowerBuilder?
Please give a mark between 0 and 10 (10 for excellent)











 13) Your comments are welcome!