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
Consume RESTful Web Services
12 January, 2018 03 Dec, 2017 Open
C# Web API target
31 December, 2018 03 Nov, 2017 Open
Source control with TFS
30 June, 2018 03 Nov, 2017 Open
Support SQL Server 2017
30 June, 2018 25 Oct, 2017 Open
RESTFul Web Service Phase 2
30 June, 2018 25 Oct, 2017 Open
Import JSON to and Export JSON from DataWindows
30 June, 2018 25 Oct, 2017 Open
Encryption and Decryption on Strings or Binaries
30 June, 2018 03 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
EAServer Migration Solution
30 June, 2019 12 Aug, 2016 Open
Ribbon Controls and Panels
30 June, 2019 12 Aug, 2016 Open