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Wednesday, 10 June 2015 10:19

Top Reasons to Migrate Away From PowerBuilder

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Success in today’s market requires keeping your software up to date. You need to make sure that your systems are able to take advantage of all the latest developments in Web-enabled technology, so your business runs as efficiently as possible.

But if you’re still using PowerBuilder, you may be stifling your potential. Java is a more flexible, extensible programming environment, enjoys active support and underlies some of the most popular businesses on the Internet. So when you’re ready to make the switch, SoftSol – which also uses Java – is ready to help.

Here are the top three reasons to use SoftSol to upgrade PowerBuilder Applications to Java.

  • PowerBuilder is becoming obsolete: Not only versions 8 and below are no longer supported, but version 9 and above are simply stop-gap measures, with Web-enabled features patched-in to try to keep up with the times and business logic will continue in PowerBuilder. You need software that not only meets current standards, but actually leads modern development by constantly iterating on its design because there are no modern features up to date.
  • PowerBuilder is losing popularity: Recent metrics show that PowerBuilder isn’t well-supported; there are a limited number of experts that are familiar enough with its features to provide help, and that number is shrinking steadily over time. Without support, the chances of being unable to get help with PowerBuilder when you really need it are slim.
  • Java is more powerful: Designed specifically to run on any platform without needing to be rewritten, Java allows for rapid prototyping and easy customization, making it the best choice for upgrading from legacy applications to an all-new environment. What’s more, learning to use Java will be simple for people who are already familiar with C-based code, which means an easier learning curve and fully support Object Oriented Programming System (OOPs).
  • SoftSol’s experienced professionals make migration easy: SoftSol guarantees a specific approach to migration for your particular needs. Each step of the process is carefully planned to ensure your comfort. Our engineers are not only well-trained, but proven veterans of the industry who have accomplished many successful environment transitions for a wide range of clients across a number of vertical industries. And one more advantage is no need to install/support for PowerBuilder and no need to maintain business logic at client side.

Don’t get left behind! Visit to learn how SoftSol can propel your company into the future.

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