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Bruce Armstrong, Eric Barr, , Daria Bullock, Sharon Buntz, Mark DeRosa, Boris Gasin, William Green, Chris Gross, Stephen Hauck, Lee Hendricks, Savvoulidis Iordanis, Roy Kiesler, Stephen Pareles, Paul Rito, Tim Roberts, Paresh Shah, Ronak Shah, Vladimir Uzlaner, and Lijun Yang.


Bruce Armstrong

 

Bruce Armstrong is a Senior PowerBuilder Developer with the Los Angeles office of , which specializes in the temporary, contract and permanent placement of professional and skilled personnel in the areas of information technology, finance and accounting, human resources, engineering, pharmaceutical, health care, life insurance/investment and legal services.

Bruce is a member of Team Powersoft - a group of technically proficient Powersoft product users who volunteer their time to answer questions in various support forums. He is a three time winner of the Team Powersoft MVP award. Bruce has been using PowerBuilder since version 1.0B.

Bruce is the news editor and a regular contributor to the PowerBuilder Developers Journal. Bruce was a contributing author of the PowerBuilder 4.0 Secrets of the Masters by Sys-Con.

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Eric Barr

 

Eric Barr is an independent consultant. Currently working in Frankfurt Germany. He has been working with PowerBuilder since version 1.0.

Eric has worked in Dallas, Tulsa, Phoenix, Pierre (South Dakota if you believe that), and Frankfurt Germany. He is usually helpful in answering questions, but due to the time difference between Europe and the USA has not participated actively on the news groups of recent.

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Howard Block

Howard Block is a Certified PowerBuilder Developer and is currently busy in his position as a Technical Director for Howard is a co-author of "PowerBuilder Foundation Class Professional Reference" published by McGraw-Hill, ISBN # 0-07-913267-7. In his spare time Howard performs the duties of a moderator for the popular PFCSIG mailing list. You can meet Howard in person at the 97 User Conference at the PM41 afternoon session, Techniques and Design Strategies to Use on the PFC Library.

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Sharon Weinstrom Buntz

Sharon Weinstrom Buntz is a CPD Professional who works as an independent consultant in San Antonio, Texas.

Sharon is a contributing author to PFC Programmers' Reference Manual, published by Manning, ISBN # 1-88-477755-4. Also look for her PFC 6.0 chapter in the latest PowerBuilder 6.0 - Secrets of the PowerBuilder Masters.

Feel free to visit her "Cheat Sheet" for PFC/PowerBuilder "Help"

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Daria L. Bullock

Daria L. Bullock is an independent consultant (Software Resources, Inc.) with 15+ years experience in both mainframe and client/server development. Currently, as in prior assignments, her role consists of R&D, project management, mentoring client staff/consultants, and providing project solutions. Her experience spans a wide variety of applications and industries (financial, government, medical, insurance, telecommunications, manufacturing, transportation). A concentrated effort of recent years has been spent designing/developing information management systems using Powerbuilder to connect to multiple databases (DB2, DB2/2, Sybase, SQL Anywhere). Her experience with Powerbuilder dates back to Version3 and is current as of V5 with PFC using distributed methods. She is also in partnership with The Zenith Group who are developing an application to automate a system used in several facilities nationwide. For this Powerbuilder application her role includes R&D, database and GUI interface design.

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Mark DeRosa

Mark DeRosa is an Associate with Netplex.

Mark is a Certified PowerBuilder Developer and a member of the reader review board for Software Development magazine. He is currently working on a PowerBuilder/Oracle client-server project for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Mark has over three years experience with PowerBuilder and enjoys participating in software process improvement activities.

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William Green

William (Bill) Green is President of , a software development company based in New Jersey. Bill is a charter member of TeamPowersoft, writer for PB&J and columnist for . Bill has been involved with the writing of the PowerBuilder 4.0 Developers Guide and PowerBuilder 4.0 Secrets of the PowerBuilder Masters. He is also a co-author of the book (McGraw-Hill-1996) and PowerBuilder Foundation Class Professional Reference (McGraw-Hill-1997).

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Chris Gross

Chris Gross is a software engineer for Chesapeake System Solutions, Inc. located in Owings Mills, MD. His primary focus is on financial applications using MS SQL Server and Oracle. His current project is a commercial 3-tier application using PB 6 and the PFC.

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Boris Gasin

Boris Gasin is a Chief Technology Officer at Dynamic Technology Group, a New Jersey based consulting company specialising in Internet and Client-Server technologies.

Boris is a member of Team Powersoft - an elite group of technically proficient Powersoft product users who volunteer their time to answer questions in various support forums. He is a three times winner of the Team Powersoft MVP award.

Boris is a co-author of published by McGraw-Hill, ISBN # 0-07-913267-7 and a contributing author of the PowerBuilder 6.0 Secrets of the Masters by Sys-Con.   He is a regular column writer for PowerTimes .

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Stephen Hauck

Stephen Hauck is an independent contractor with over seven years of client server development. He has been doing PB for over four years and PFC since it was in beta. Stephen also has experience developing with Delphi, Ada and other obscure tools.

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Lee Hendricks

Lee Hendricks is currently working for Intertech Consulting, Inc., an established consulting company based in Houston, Texas. He has been working as a PowerBuilder consultant/software developer for 5 years. Lee was the Chief Architect for ObjectComposer.

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Savvoulidis Iordanis

Savvoulidis Iordanis, is a Software Development Department Group Leader in OPEN SOLUTIONS Ltd, an IT consulting company in Athens, Greece.

He has been developing client/server applications with Powerbuilder starting with version 4.0, along with SYBASE SQL Server. He has been teaching Powerbuilder in seminars for over two years and also has delivered or consulted in the development of applications, for some main organizations and banks in Athens.

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Roy Kiesler

Roy Kiesler is a Senior Consultant at Noblestar Systems Corporation. He has been working with PowerBuilder since version 4.0, developing client/server applications for the pharmaceutical, financial and communications industries, using PowerBuilder, C++ and MFC.

Roy is a member of Team Powersoft - an elite group of technically proficient Powersoft product users who volunteer their time to answer questions in various support forums.

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Stephen Pareles

Stephen Pareles is an independent consultant (Pareles & Associates, Inc.) with substantial experience developing client/server information management systems using Powerbuilder with various databases. His application experience includes wholesale ordering, logistics, commodities and securities trading, and government administration. He has prior experience developing management and automated systems in pharmaceutical industry in support of preclinical and clinical studies; also in chemical, petrochemical, environmental testing, waste treatment, food, and consumer products industries. Steve consults in and around New York City.  .

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Paul Rito

Paul Rito has been maintaining and developing software systems for over 20 years. Most recently, as an independent consultant, he has developed PowerBuilder client/server database applications in the following areas:

Mr. Rito is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, and a Certified PowerBuilder Professional Developer (v5).

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Tim Roberts

Tim Roberts is an independent consultant doing project manager/leader/mentorship in the Chicagoland area. His main specialty is designing and building Powerbuilder systems using the MDI gateway with stored procedures to access DB2/MVS and related legacy mainframe interfaces. Tim has 5+ years experience with Powerbuilder and related PC technologies (Paradox, C/C++, etc.), 10+ years with DB2 and related mainframe technologies (Cobol, CICS, etc.).

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Paresh Shah

Paresh Shah is an independant Powerbuilder consultant. At present he is working on two contracts, one with Deloitte and Touche for Child Welfare software development for Clark County, Nevada and the other with Anteon Corporation as a Powerbuilder mentor and software developer for Environmental Protection Agency.

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Ronak Shah

 

Ronak Shah is a CPD professional with 5 years of PowerBuilder/Oracle experience. He is working with PB since v3.x. He always likes assignments in NYC and NJ in capacity of PowerBuilder Architect and/or Lead PowerBuilder developer. During 5 years of professional experience he has worked in many phases of Software Development Life Cycle.

He can be reached at

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web: http://members.aol.com/ronakcs/ronak.html

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Lijun Yang

Lijun Yang serves as a Designer at TRW Systems & Information Technology Group. He has been working with PowerBuilder since version 3 for the financial, banking, pharmaceutical and supply-chain industries.

Lijun holds an MA in Sociology from Fordham University, backed with M.Eng. and B.Eng. degrees from China.

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Vladimir Uzlaner

Vladimir Uzlaner is an independent consultant with 12+ years experience in both mainframe and client/server development. Currently, he's working on Y2K Project in Bell Mobility. He has an excellent knowledge of object-oriented concepts and practical applications, he has created corporate layer of PFC based architecture from the scratch. A concentrated effort of recent years has been spent designing/developing information management systems using Powerbuilder including multilanguage support, multidatabase and cross-platform environment.

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