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** Hot News **PowerBuilder 2018 - Sneak Preview       Appeon is now working hard on the new PowerBuilder 2018 release for next year. At this years fall 2017 Elevate Conference, Appeon demonstrated to the attendees the new PowerBuilder 2018 the .NET C# Compiler and new C# Web API target now integrated right inside the PowerBuilder IDE! Appeon has just released a video to the public today so that all PB Developers can have a sneak peak at this new "kool" feature. So you too ... can check out this feature coming to PB2018 next year - click here to view! - and also see PB handle the new .NET Core technology as well in stride!       If you also missed the amazing Elevate 2017 Conference, Appeon has now published the conference materials online on their website for everyone to access. For a full exposure to what you missed at the conference or a recap of the events from the... (more)

Appeon Version 6.5.1 Released!

**Hot News** What's new in Appeon 6.5.1 New Supported PowerBuilder Features Support the encoding argument for DataWindow SaveAs function and File functions. Support CSV file type for ImportFile function. Support more Section 508 properties: AccessibleName, AccessibleDescription, & AccessibleRole properties of PB controls Inet object supports https address (this feature is available in Appeon only, not in PB) New Features in Appeon Developer Support deploying to J2EE and .NET servers at one time Appeon Deployment Wizard and Appeon Web Application Package Wizard can now deploy an app... (more)

A Technology Leap for PowerBuilder Developers

Sybase has just released the latest version of its premier .NET development tool in PowerBuilder version 11.2. I am proud to say that I haven’t missed a beta since November 1989 (version 0.8) and that includes PocketBuilder and InfoMaker too. I need to thank the people at Sybase for continuing to let me test drive their new code. I must either be a good tester or someone who loves being a guinea pig...maybe I can get a TV show – but that slot might be taken. I just tell people I love punishment and hey, what else is there to do in Canada in winter, especially this year here in Ot... (more)

Take PB to the Web, Mobile & More!

Your client/server applications work well, and you have invested a lot in them but you need to keep up with the times and move your applications to the Web. So you may wonder “What should we do? Do we really need to junk our existing applications? Retrain our developers? Hire new guys who know nothing about our business?” If that’s the case, take a look at Appeon for PowerBuilder Migrate your PB code to a web-based application, for a fraction of the cost of a full re-write in .Net or Java. Developments remain in PowerBuilder: no need to change or retrain the developers. The PB cod... (more)

Web Browser Version of the PowerBuilder CD Player Released

This release is written in PowerBuilder 12.1 (build 6518 - GA) and encompasses some interesting features that you can coax out of the Windows operating system. Normally, the application can be deployed as a Win32, Winform or WPF (using PB.Net) and allows the user to control music from any CD/DVD player attached to their PC. The amazing part of this story though is use of the Appeon Web product and it's ability to be able to translate the PowerScript based application into pure XML, HTML and jScript - thus totally removing the PBVM run-time dependency. Then, being able to reprodu... (more)