Workarounds & APIs Guide

Appeon® for PowerBuilder® 2016

FOR WINDOWS & UNIX & LINUX

DOCUMENT ID: ADC20236-01-0700-01

LAST REVISED: November 23, 2016

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Table of Contents

Appeon Workarounds PBL Reference
Introduction to Appeon Workarounds
Best practices for calling APIs
General API
AppeonExtFuncs Object
Appeon Client Functions
Client Logs
File Upload and Download
Distributed DataWindows (EAServer only)
Appeon Labels
Calling EJB Component
Calling .NET/COM server components (.NET only)
Calling Web Service
Appeon Text Controls
Creating Data Source Dynamically
Accessing JSON-format Data
Appeon Resize Object
Mobile Device API
Audio
Appeon Workspace
Barcode
Camera
Connection
Device
GPS
Image
Map
Media
NFC
Notification
Offline
Online Payment
Textchecker
WebView
Appeon Resize PBL Reference
Integrate with Cordova Plugins
Overview
Appeon Cordova PBL (solution 1)
Introduction to Appeon Cordova PBL
eon_cordova_base object
eon_cordova_bluetooth object (Android only)
eon_cordova_bluetoothle object
eon_cordova_contact object
eon_cordova_fingerprint object
eon_cordova_gps object
eon_cordova_orientation object
eon_cordova_vibration object
Cordova plugins (solution 2)
Connecting with AppeonMobile.CordovaPlugin
AppeonMobile.CordovaPlugin object
Accessing the JavaScript object properties/methods
Accessing the JavaScript array
Using callback functions
Code examples
Appeon Server open interfaces
Appeon Server open interfaces
Overview
getAllClients
getAllSessions
getSessionByID
getSessionCount
getServerVersion
killAllSessions
killSessions
rollbackAllTransactions
Calling Appeon Server open interfaces via EJB component
Calling Appeon Server open interfaces via .NET component
Calling Appeon Server open interfaces via Web service
Workarounds for Unsupported Features
Objects & Controls
External user object
UserObject object
System Objects
System Controls
System Functions
DDE Server functions
FileLength64 function
FileReadEx function
FileSeek64 function
FileWriteEx function
FromAnsi function
FromUnicode function
Garbage Collection functions
GetLibraryList function
Help functions
HyperLinkToURL function
LibraryDirectory function
PopulateError function
Registry function
Shared Object functions
SignalError function
PowerScript Reference
PowerScript Topics
PowerScript Statements
SQL Statements
PowerScript Events
DataWindow Reference
DataWindow operators
DataWindow Object Properties
DataWindow control
Controls in a DataWindow
Functions of DataStore object
DBParm parameters in Database
ConnectString parameter
Workaround Techniques (for EAServer only)
Appeon GetFullState/SetFullState/GetChanges/SetChanges (Windows only)
Packaging unsupported features in n-Tier NVOs or DLLs
FAQ & Workarounds
What files will go to the plugin folder and how to access them
How to generate a PDF file and send it via email
How to make a phone call in the mobile application
How to open Google Map in the mobile application
How to download an image to the mobile device and show it in the application
How to replace the icon that shows in the IE tab or address bar
How to replace Appeon image that displays at the running of applications
How to remove the Internet Explorer menu
How to deploy NVO to EAServer 6.1
How to deploy NVOs to EAServer without PowerBuilder
How to use Client resources in Appeon Web applications
How to deploy an Appeon application without Appeon Developer
How to log in the Appeon Web application with single sign-on
How to add headers & footers to a Web application
How to get the user name and password of the operating system
How to modify the storage location of Web application files in Appeon Developer
How to integrate Appeon Web applications with JSP/ASP
Applying Appeon CommandParm and Hyperlink features
Using Internet Explorer Frame
Integration through intermediate n-Tier Server-level solutions
No Workarounds
Index