PowerBuilder World Tour

Milan, Italy

October 7 & 8, 2014

Presented by, Softpi

Day 1 - Tentative Agenda

H.10.00 Registration
H.10.15  Presentation of the program
H.10.30  Visual Expert, Christophe Dufourmantelle, Novalys CEO.
Presentation of Visual Expert 7 for PB (GA) + Preview of Visual Expert 7 for Oracle PL/SQL
The presentation focuses on new features and introduces VE7 for Oracle
H.11.15  Appeon Multi-Browser, Sally Li, Internaltional Business Development Manager di Appeon
H.12.15 Reporting Studio - A New Approach for Creating Reports, Christophe Dufourmantelle, Novalys CEO.
Presentation of Reporting Studio for PB (GA) + Preview of Reporting Server (to deploy reports to web & mobile users)
H. 13.15 Lunch
H.14.30 PowerBuilder Sessions, Bruce Armstrong will deepen 2 of these 4 topics:
Session 1: Using Visual Studio.Net generated non-visual assemblies in PowerBuilder Classic projects 
Session 2: Using PowerBuilder Classic generated non-visual .Net assemblies in Visual Studio.Net projects
Session 3: Using PowerBuilder.Net visual components in Visual Studio.Net projects 
Session 4: Using Visual Studio.Net visual components in PowerBuilder Classic projects
H.16.30   Appeon Tip and Tricks, Marco Meoni - Appeon Expert.
H.17.00 Question ans Answers, Sally Li, Christophe Dufourmantelle and Softpi
H.17.30 End of the Conference

Cost: Day 1 Free

Day 2 - Pratical Training: Appeon Mobile Advanced Features (in Italian)

Enrich your PB skills, become a top-notch mobile developer and surprise your customers with cutting-edge native mobile apps!

Goal: You will practice from your laptop and mobile device how to extend the classic PB features and exploit the native resources of your device: camera, maps, barcode, mail and lots more! You will learn how to write offline mobile apps, synchronize data with a consolidated DB, distribute apps, interface social networks, tips and tricks for the best mobile experience.

Pre-requirements: Powerbuilder (at least version 11.5, suggested 12.5), Appeon 2013 R2, SQL Anywhere 12 with Mobilink.
Presenter: Marco Meoni - Appeon Expert

Day 2 - Agenda

H. 9:00 Welcome
Morning Sessions:

1. Deployment of the first application: execution from the Emulator and from the device Appeon Workspace;
2. Appeon Mobile architecture under the hood: native code, C++ and javascript;
3. Retrieve device and app info: type, connection, orientation, resolution, touch mode, log, etc...;
4. PDF and Email: generate a PDF report and send it via the Email client;
5. Multimedia: how to interface to camera-roll, take picture/video and upload to a remote DB;
6. Barcode: create/read barcode and QR code;
7. Additional resources: play audio/video, send messages to the notification bar, check spelling in a text field;
8. GeoLocation and Maps: access longitude, latitude, speed, altitude, retrieve addresses, process annotations.

Lunch break
Afternoon Sessions:

9. Design of offline mobile applications with SQLite and SQL Anywhere;
10. A step-by-step example of DB automatic synchronisation with Mobilink/SQL Anywhere;
11. Distribution of Apps and Appeon Workspace to App Store and Google Play;
12. Step-by-step distribution of Appeon apps to App store and Enterprise SSL servers;
13. Integration with other apps: Facebook, Twitter, make phone calls, navigator...;
14. Appeon File Server and file manipulation/caching from a mobile device.


Day 2 - 250€ including working lunch (200€ for Softpi Partners)


Location (Day 1 & 2)

Una Hotel Tocq
(di fronte alla Stazione Garibaldi)
Via A. di Tocqueville, 7/D 20154