PowerServer Toolkit, a component of Appeon PowerServer, extends the capabilities of PowerBuilder, allowing a new or an existing PowerBuilder application to be converted into a bona fide Web application or a native mobile application using only PowerBuilder skills.

PowerServer Toolkit provides a set of tools that enable the entire PowerBuilder-to-Web or PowerBuilder-to-Mobile process to take place within the PowerBuilder IDE. These tools are accessed via a toolbar in the PowerBuilder IDE, which automatically loads each time PowerBuilder is opened.

PowerServer Toolkit embedded in the PowerBuilder IDE

PowerServer Toolkit converts a PowerBuilder application by parsing the PBLs (source code) of PowerBuilder applications and generating a set of corresponding HTML, JavaScript, and XML files. When deployed by PowerServer, these generated files form an exact Web-based or mobile-OS-based replica of the source PowerBuilder application. Any user can open a standard Windows Web browser and access the Web-based version of the original PowerBuilder application over the Internet, an intranet, or an extranet; or access the native mobile application deployed by PowerServer Toolkit using a mobile device, such as an iPhone, an iPad, Android-powered tablets and smartphones, etc.