Develop Windows Apps with DataWindow Technology, Rapidly.
The hallmark of PowerBuilder has always been simple and productive app development, powered by DataWindow technology. Today, PowerBuilder supports developing a wide range of projects for on-premise or cloud deployment, including n-tier and Web API programming. Organizations with years of existing investments in PowerBuilder have a low-cost and low-risk path for modernization.
Rapidly develop n-tier apps with a REST API middle tier. Automatically recompile existing client/server projects for cloud deployment and replace aging VDI solutions.
Create modern experiences for client/server and cloud apps with UI themes and modern controls, such as RibbonBar, WebBrowser, RichTextEdit, and more.
Easily expose business logic as REST APIs with powerful code generation tools & the .NET DataStore. Consume any Web API with either REST-specific or generic HTTP client.
Secure apps with advanced approaches, such as application signing and integrity validation, strong data encryption, TLS 1.3, and leading token technologies.
Boost productivity with powerful IDE features, such as tabbed code editor, decoupled IDE & runtime, Git/SVN integration, continuous integration, and more.
Make your apps compatible with the latest operating system and various relational databases, such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SAP SQL Anywhere, and more.
Both your client/server or cloud apps will benefit from the plethora of new objects & controls.
Open MDI sheets in a tabbed view by enabling this new option.
Filter and complete data in dropdown DataWindows and Listboxes automatically by enabling this new option.
Create fillable PDFs with the RichTextEdit Control and further manipulate PDFs, such as adding a watermark and other security features.