Thursday, June 18, 2015. 9:00 AM PST (Los Angeles) / 18H00 CET ( Paris)

This session will outline the major capabilities of Appeon for PowerBuilder 2015 version, including demos of the biggest new features. You will see PowerBuilder functionality and UI faithfully replicated across multiple browsers. You will see PowerBuilder extended with mobile-specific functionality, such as QR code scanning, mobile payment, and signature capture. You will also learn what Appeon plans to release in Q4, and learn about technology currently under R&D at Appeon’s labs that could make it to market in 2016 and beyond.

Presenter: Armeen Mazda


Can you integrate online payments into PB applications? Chris Pollach has recently posted a code snippet for linking PowerBuilder to PayPal. Appeon Corporation has recently added an API to Appeon 2015, enabling developers to add code to directly interact with the PayPal system. 


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All participants at the Charlotte PB Conference have access to free PowerBuilder companion tools with a value of $2,800!

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Visual Expert 2015

Analyze your PowerBuilder and PL/SQL code!

Each participant to the Visual Expert workshop or at a Jump Start Session will get 1 fixed VE for PB and PL/SQL license valid until December 31, 2015.
This is a full version, with all code analysis and documentation features available.

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Appeon 2015

Deploy your PowerBuilder applications to the Web and to Mobile.

Each conference attendee that participates in an Appeon Workshop will receive a free developer license* of Appeon 2015 to use until end of this year. Appeon 2015 enables PB developers to rapidly deploy existing desktop applications to the Web and easily build new Mobile applications using existing PB skills. There is no need to wrestle with cumbersome Java, .NET, or Objective-C code. Appeon integrates seamlessly into the PB IDE, and it allows developers to utilize most PB constructs, including Controls and Objects, DataWindows, PowerScript, and PFC.

*The Appeon 2015 developer license is a full-featured license that can be used freely until December 31, 2015; support is not included with this free license.

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Reporting Studio

Easily Create and Deploy Reports to your PowerBuilder Applications.

Each participant to the Reporting Studio Workshop or to a Jump Start Session will get a license of Reporting Studio that includes the Repository Manager, the Report Maker, and the Report Viewer - allowing you to create reports standalone and embedded into your applications. Once deployed on your client/server applications, or after installation of the Report Viewer client side, the reports can be run anytime with fresh data included. Even after the validity period of the license, end-users will still have access to view the reports.

License is valid until December 31, 2015.
Support is not included with this license. Reports can be distributed to end users. You will need to upgrade to a Developer license to allow end-users to modify and create reports by themselves.

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Get the latest news and info about PowerBuilder at the upcoming Charlotte PowerBuilder Conference! It hosts numerous PB experts and has over 25 PB centric sessions, including 2 days of pre-conference training.

Here are the top five reasons you can’t miss this conference:

1. SAP will be attending!
SAP will be represented by John Strano and Dirk Boessmann, the Senior Vice President of Mobile Developments at SAP and the current head of PB. Join them as they discuss the future of PB and answer all your burning questions. There will also be a separate session geared towards Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to share expertise and views on the future of PowerBuilder.

2. Improve your PB skills!

a. Attend a hands-on pre-conference training with Yakov Werde on Monday, May 4 and Tuesday May 5. Yakov Werde, MsEd is a veteran software developer with a passion for sharing his vast knowledge and experience with others. Now with 20 years of PowerBuilder experience, he is well known in the PB developer community as both an informative and entertaining presenter and serious application developer. 
b. Attend the many technical sessionsoffered during the session, including “Utilizing external technology to extend your PowerBuilder Applications”, “Building Multi-Threaded Windows Service Applications”, “Developing a Modern Web UI that includes Image Management” and so many more!

3. Learn how to modernize your PowerBuilder applications and take them to the Web, Mobile, and Cloud! See how to upgrade the look and feel of traditional PB apps with new GUI components and internationalization tools. Attend sessions on current GUI design and application development from industry veterans. 

4. This conference is multi-track: 'Tips & Tricks', 'Best Practices', 'Mobility & Web', and ‘What's New’. So you’ll be able to easily orient yourself towards what’s important for you and have more time to ask questions to the speakers with smaller sized sessions.

5. $2800 Worth of License! Every conference attendee will not only walk away with six-month licenses of Appeon, Visual Expert and Reporting Sudio, but they will also be able to attend installation workshops and go home with a fully operational work environment! - read more -

It’s been a year since the last PB Conference in the USA – the wait is now over, with 50+ hours of PowerBuilder specific presentations


Pre-register and get $200 off full registration!

The general availability of Appeon 2015 for Powerbuilder was announced on October 31 by the Appeon® Corporation. Appeon 2015 for PB is the next generation solution for deploying PowerBuilder applications to Web and Mobile targets. Being a major release, it extends the Web target to all leading Windows Web Browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Opera). It is also compatible with iPhone 6, the new iOS 8 and Android KitKat. 

In addition to the expanded client platform support, Appeon 2015 for PB includes a significant amount of new features in areas such as productivity enhancement, PB features enhancement and new mobile-specific features. Among these, you can find for example, Multi-Browser Compatibility, Appeon Debugger, WebView Control for iOS and Android and many more. You can access the full list of new features here

Request the trial version here.