Appeon for PowerBuilder 2016 (on Windows) consists of five major components: Appeon Developer, Appeon Server, Appeon Server Web Component, Appeon Help, and Appeon Workspace.

Table 3. Appeon components



Installed on

Appeon Developer

A plug-in to the PowerBuilder IDE installed to the developer's PC.

PowerBuilder on Windows operating system.

Appeon Server

A set of server components deployed to the application server providing runtime services for the application, such as data connectivity, DataWindows support, transaction management, and security.

Appeon Server also includes Appeon Enterprise Manager (AEM) and Appeon Server Web Component.

WebLogic Server on Windows operating system.

Appeon Server Web Component

A set of Web server redirectors that dispatches the user requests to Appeon Server, and a set of runtime libraries that supports a PowerBuilder-style Web UI within standard Windows Web browsers.

Third-party Web server.

For WebLogic HTTP Server, this installation is unnecessary since the Web Component is included in Appeon Server.

Appeon Help

The compiled HTML help of all Appeon user documents which saves time and conveniently places the help information at your fingertips.

Windows operating system.

Appeon Workspace (for Appeon Mobile only)

A native mobile application installed on the mobile device to simplify distributing, downloading, and running the Appeon mobile applications.

Mobile Device.