Understanding the general limitations of the Appeon solution

There are some general limitations in the migration capabilities of Appeon PowerServer. These limitations affect how well a PowerBuilder application is suited for Web migration with Appeon. It is very important to be aware of these limitations in advance.

Table 1. Limitations of the Appeon solution


What it limits...

Try to work around the limit by...

Coding style

Appeon recommends not using certain coding styles such as generic code.

Avoiding the coding styles that do not work well with Appeon based on advices in Supported PB Features for PowerServer Web.


Appeon PowerServer supports the following database types:

SAP ASE, SAP SQL Anywhere, SAP HANA, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2, SAP IQ, MySQL, Informix, Teradata, or PostgreSQL

For details, see Installation Guide for Appeon PowerServer.

Always using the supported database types.

Unsupported features

The Supported PB Features for PowerServer Web provides a list of supported and unsupported features.

Working around unsupported features by following the Workarounds for Unsupported Features in Workarounds & APIs Guide.

For more information regarding the limitations, we recommend you read Basic Requirements and Recommendations in Supported PB Features for PowerServer Web.