Areas of Innovation

Appeon will be bringing new innovations to the market in agile yearly cycles.  Over the next several years, new features and enhancements to the native PowerBuilder IDE will be focused on four key areas.  The high-level features listed below the areas of focus are illustrative and meant to give you a birds-eye view of how your apps could be transformed.  You can also watch the video below to understand our roadmap of PowerBuilder and plans for the next 2 years.

This list shows the specific new features or enhancements planned for a particular release of PowerBuilder.  Based on customer feedback and technology trends, it is possible a particular item may be changed, delayed, or removed.  As such, it is important that you participate in the product roadmap by voting and commenting on the product roadmap.  As a customer-driven company, we will carefully consider your feedback to make PowerBuilder work for you!

Feature Video Planned Date Updated Date Status
PowerBuilder Compiler Supporting Multiple Build Agents
30 June, 2017 21 Jul, 2017 Released
Native PDF Print
30 June, 2017 04 Dec, 2017 Released
Windows 10 and latest DB, environment
30 June, 2017 21 Jul, 2017 Released
Cloud Licensing Model
30 June, 2017 21 Jul, 2017 Released
Able to Open Parent and Child Objects at the Same Time
30 June, 2018 21 Feb, 2017 Open
Dynamically Creating DataWindow Child
30 June, 2018 21 Feb, 2017 Open
Modern UI (Modernize Existing Controls)
30 December, 2018 21 Jul, 2017 Open
Native interface to Git & SVN
12 January, 2018 01 Dec, 2017 Open
Unit Testing Framework
31 December, 2019 29 Nov, 2017 Open
PowerBuilder Mobile Controls
30 June, 2019 12 Aug, 2016 Open
Desktop Cloud App
30 June, 2019 12 Aug, 2016 Open
Developing WCF Services in PowerBuilder Classic
30 June, 2019 21 Jul, 2017 Rejected
Ribbon Controls and Panels
30 June, 2019 12 Aug, 2016 Open