Task 1: Prepare the machine

The simplest scenario will be used in this guide, which requires 1 Windows PC and 1 Android or iOS device.

  • 1 Windows PC: used as the development machine and the server

  • 1 Android or iOS device: used as the mobile client

The 32-bit version of PowerServer Mobile for .NET edition will be used to walk you through this guide, so please prepare the environment according to the following requirements.

Software requirements for Windows PC:

  • Windows 7 or 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)

    PowerServer Mobile 32-bit version can be installed to the 64-bit OS without any special considerations. But if you have installed Appeon PowerServer 64-bit version before please uninstall it first. See Task 1.2: Uninstall previous version of 64-bit Appeon.

  • Internet Explorer 9, 10, or 11

  • (Optional) SAP SQL Anywhere (32-bit engine) 11.0, 12.0, 16.0, or 17 (for running the demos included with the Appeon installation)

  • .NET Framework 4.x

    For Windows 7, you will need to first download the .NET Framework 4.0 setup program from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17718.

  • IIS 7.x or 8.x

    See Task 1.3: Install IIS and Task 1.4: Configure IIS.

  • PowerBuilder 2017 R3 & PowerServer Mobile 2017 R3

    You can download PowerBuilder 2017 R3 Universal Edition from the Appeon web site. The universal edition includes the installation of PowerBuilder, PowerServer Mobile, and PowerServer Toolkit. Or you can download and install PowerBuilder 2017 R3 Standalone Edition first and then download and install PowerServer Mobile 2017 R3.

    See Task 2: Install PowerBuilder and PowerServer for installation instructions.

Software requirements for the Android or iOS device: