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Using the Eclipse Data Tools Platform with PowerBuilder and SQL Anywhere

Now a top-level project at

The Eclipse Data Tools Platform (DTP) is a new top-level project at Originally proposed by Sybase in February 2005, DTP has attracted strong community support and is currently managed by a committee comprised of Sybase, IBM and Actuate. It is an open source initiative designed to provide solutions in the data framework and tooling domains.

Examples of what the DTP plug-in lets you do from inside Eclipse include:
  •   Connect to a database (or multiple databases)
  •   View database object trees (tables, views, stored procedures, etc.)
  •   Generate data definition language (DDL) from database objects
  •   Execute DDL commands against a database
  •   Execute standard query language (SQL) queries against a database
  •   View query results in table format

More Stories By José Ramos

José Ramos is a product manager for Sybase iAnywhere and is responsible for the direction and life cycle planning of Sybase iAnywhere products. With more than seven years of experience, he also plays an active role in customer demonstrations and education to ensure the continued success of SQL Anywhere, the industry-leading database management and data movement technology built for frontline environments. José holds a Bachelor of Mathematics in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.

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