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Appeon Mobile 2.0 BETA #2

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Appeon Mobile 2.0 For Android!

Round number 1 of Appeon Mobile 2.0 for Android testing has now been successfully completed and the next Beta version V2 is now available for testing today! This beta is the pre-release version, which has several tweaks and functional updates based on the feedback received during the first beta. The Beta2 version is very stable and ready for you to try on iOS or Android devices!

As always, Appeon welcomes and appreciates any feedback on their Beta releases. So don’t wait until the final minutes to miss out on this great opportunity to learn this leading edge technology!

New Feature Highlights

Platform features
  • The following J2EE servers are supported in Android Beta 2.0: EAServer, JBoss, JEUS,NetWeaver, WebLogic, WebSphere AS, and WebSphere CE.

  • The general and mobile APIs are extended to support the Android OS and applications.

  • Resize PBL provides resizing service to automatically adjust the UI layout to fit with the mobile screen with a few lines of scripts
  • Mobile UI Resizing tool is extended to support Android devices

Appeon Developer:
  • Standalone mobile app package tool that allows users to package the Android application as a standalone APK file.
  • Appeon Workspace customization and package tool allows users to customize the Appeon orkspace, and package Appeon Workspace as a standalone APK file
Offline Access:
  • Android applications can run as local application without needing network connection and can read/write the local SQLite and UltraLite database.


Training Videos

    How to install Appeon Mobile
    How to develop and configure your mobile app
    How to install the app on your mobile device

For more detailed instructions, you can go to the ‘Android Beta 2.0 Tutorials’ section in Appeon Support Center.

For new beta testers or those having any trouble logging into this system, please contact for a new beta tester account or to reset your account. Keep in mind that if you’ve previously participated in the Appeon Mobile 1.0 Beta Program, your credentials are still valid for logging into the system.

News & Updates
For any news and updates about the Appeon beta program, please stay tuned with Appeon via the Mobile Beta Center.

Regards ... Chris

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More Stories By Chris Pollach

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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