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Appeon Mobile Beta3

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Appeon Corporation releases Appeon Mobile Beta #3


   Appeon Mobile Beta 3.0 is available now!  This is another much in a series of anticipated Release Candidate versions! Beta 3.0 also represents that Appeon Mobile is practically ready to go to market! This is your last chance to give Appeon feedback that we will be incorporated into the final release, which is scheduled for April 30. Appeon Corporation is also now accepting pre-orders for Appeon Mobile sp that you will receive a special early-adopter 30% discount for a limited time
  • Highlights of What’s New in Beta 3:
    1. 2X faster performance and memory improvement
    2. Supports more iOS APIs, e.g. camera, barcode reader, etc.
    3. Encrypts data communication using SSL
    4. Can create standalone IPA files
    5. Deploys to either Java or .NET servers
    6. And more…

New PB Features


  • Upper and Lower String functions are supported.
  • DragAuto property for all controls is supported.
  • KeyDown event will be triggered when Done is tapped in the iOS virtual keyboard.
  • Appeon FileService object is supported.

New Appeon Developer Features

  • Native mobile app package tool: allows users to package the mobile application as a standalone application that can be built into an IPA file using the Apple Xcode
  • tool
  • PBT/PBL list auto check: automatically detects if new PBLs have been added to the PBT and updates the PBL list.
  • Config Wizard/Configure tool enhancements: adds new options such as device type, app display name, and new PBT display style.
  • Appeon Developer supports Windows XP , Vista, 7, and 8

New Appeon WorkSpace Features

  • SSL verify & SSL verify host: supports SSL peer verification and host verification to ensure data safety.
  • Close All Apps: supports closing all applications that are running in the foreground and background in Appeon Workspace.
  • Redesigned icons to be more intuitive.
  • Other usability improvements to Appeon Workspace.

 New Mobile API's

  • New functionality for Media, Camera, Notification, Barcode, and Device

For more information ... visit Appeon's website!

 Regards ... Chris

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Chris Pollach is a Senior Consultant with over 30 years experience in Systems and Software Analysis, Development, Maintenance and Technical Support, mainly in the areas of GUI Design, MS-Windows Programming, Java / .NET Programming, Wireless, Application / Web Server Design & Programming, Object Oriented Development Tools and Methodologies, Data Base, Data Communications and Network application development. He has participated in numerous technical, planning and management roles, as well as consulted and educated in these fields for a diverse clientele. He is also the owner of “Software Tool & Die Inc.” a company dedicated to provide custom software and education solutions on Object Oriented business systems.

As an educator, Chris is certified to teach PowerBuilder (first in Canada), MS-SQLServer, Sybase’s Enterprise Application Studio and EAServer integrated application/web development environment. He is former Certified SilverStream developer (CSSD) and current Certified PowerBuilder Developer – Associate / Professional (CPD-P) as well as a Certified Sybase Tools Instructor (CSI).

Chris has written numerous articles in various popular personal computer magazines, newsletters and is the author of the PowerGuide and PowerExpert products as well as the STD Foundation Classes. Currently, Chris has developed a Foundation Class library for Sybase's PocketBuilder, SAP's PowerBulder and EAServer products and now Appeon Web & mobile products that integrates JSP or ASP web development, Section 508 / CLF web standards and mobile applications. A new Web Service framework has also been released for IIs to support PowerBuilder based web service NVUO's!

Chris recently became a 2nd Degree Black in the TaeKwonDo martial art and has developed a Martial Art multimedia study guide using the Component-One “Doc2Help” and Sybase PowerBuilder products. Since the fall of 2004 he became a TaeKwonDo instructor for the City of Ottawa’s Goulbourn program. He has also been certified with the World TaeKwonDo Federation (February 2005 - 1st Dan and October 2008 - 2nd Dan).

Chris was awarded the Sybase “Innovation and Achievement” award for 2005 as voted for by the International Sybase User Group (ISUG). This award was presented for innovations to the PocketBuilder mobile development product, contributions to the PowerBuilder News groups and support of the Ottawa Sybase User Group.

To round his management and leadership skills, Chris is the former president of the Kiwanis Club of Goulbourn and still volunteers his time with the service clubs in his area. He is also the coordinator of the Ottawa Sybase User group and a certified NAUI scuba instructor. For the last three years, Chris has been voted onto the ISUG Board of Directors and holds the position of "Director - North American User Groups".

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