PowerServer Toolkit in PowerBuilder

Installing PowerServer Toolkit

In 2017 and later versions, PowerServer Toolkit can only be installed from the PowerBuilder CloudPro Edition. PowerServer Toolkit 2020 can deploy mobile apps to PowerServer server 2020, 2019 and 2017 (including R2 & R3), and can deploy Web apps to PowerServer server 2020, 2019 and 2017 R3. PowerServer server 2020 can host apps deployed from PowerServer Toolkit 2020, 2019 and 2017 (including R2 & R3).

The PowerServer Toolkit conforms to the US Government Section 508 Accessibility Guidelines.

The following figure represents the user interface of the PowerServer Toolkit.

PowerServer Toolkit

The PowerServer Toolkit has 13 buttons. The following table describes the functionality of each button.




Config Wizard

Provides a wizard for quick configuration of PowerServer Toolkit for Web or mobile conversion.


Sets configurations of PowerServer Toolkit for Web or mobile conversion.


Analyzes application source code for unsupported features before deployment. This analysis can cover the whole application, at object level or within an inheritance hierarchy.

Code Insight

Develops PowerBuilder applications that are free of PowerServer unsupported features.


Starts the complete process of deploying a PowerBuilder application to the Web or Mobile.


Runs the deployed Web application (in Web browsers) or the deployed mobile application (in Appeon Workspace).

PowerServer Debugger

Debugs PowerServer applications.


Manages logs and reports.


Packages PowerServer application files for installation.


Undeploys Web or mobile applications from Web Server(s) and PowerServer(s).


Launches AEM.


Searches, browses, prints, copies, and pastes useful information from the Appeon user guide

Get Support

Displays the product version and the support information. The Check Update button in it allows you to check the PowerServer updates.

Apart from Code Insight and Information, only one PowerServer Toolkit function can be launched at any given time. This prevents a PowerServer Toolkit process from interfering with another.