Getting Started (Mobile only)

Appeon Mobile® 2016

FOR WINDOWS & UNIX & LINUX

DOCUMENT ID: ADC50009-01-0700-01

LAST REVISED: November 07, 2016

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Table of Contents

Welcome to PowerBuilder & Appeon Mobile
Introduction to PowerBuilder
What PowerBuilder is
The PowerBuilder environment
PowerBuilder objects
Introduction to Appeon Mobile
What Appeon Mobile is
The Appeon Mobile n-tier architecture
About this tutorial
Learning to install PowerBuilder and Appeon Mobile
Learning to build a mobile application
Learning to deploy a mobile application
Installing PowerBuilder & Appeon Mobile
Setting up the environment
Disable UAC (User Account Control)
Install IIS
Configure IIS
Installing PowerBuilder
Installing Appeon Mobile
Install Appeon Server and Appeon Developer
Verify the installation
Install Appeon Workspace (on the iPad)
Configure the network connection
Building a Mobile Application
Starting PowerBuilder
Create a new workspace
Create a target
Customizing the PowerBuilder Environment
Manipulate the System Tree window
Open an object
Manipulate views
Set up the toolbars
Connecting to the Database
About database connection
Create the database profile for the Appeon Sample database
Look at table definitions in the Appeon Sample database
Setting Up the Menus
Create a new menu
Add items to the new menu
Add a new toolbar for the new menu item
Building a DataWindow Object
Create and preview a DataWindow object
Save the DataWindow object
Make cosmetic changes to the DataWindow object
Building a Window
Build an MDI frame window
Build an MDI sheet window
Run the PowerBuilder application
Deploying the Mobile Application
Configuring and deploying the application in Appeon Developer
Running the mobile application in Appeon Workspace
Index