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We are excited to announce that Appeon PowerBuilder 2017 R3 LTS (build 1858) and Appeon InfoMaker 2017 R3 LTS (build 1858) are officially released and available for downloading! This latest release includes updates and bug fixes for PowerBuilder IDE, PowerServer (PB Edition), and InfoMaker.

2017 R3 LTS version is eligible for long-term support. For more information on LTS versions, see

New Features

A quick look at the major new features included in this release:

  • A couple of new objects are provided:
    1. CoderObject for data encoding;
    2. CrypterObject for data encryption;
    3. JSONPackage for merging and extracting JSON data;
    4. TokenRequest, TokenResponse, OAuthClient, OAuthRequest, and ResourceResponse for supporting OAuth 2.0.
  • A couple of new functions are provided:
    1. ImportJson, ImportJsonByKey, and ExportJson for importing/exporting JSON.
  • Supports connection to Microsoft SQL Server 2017 database via ODBC, OLE DB, ADO.NET or SQL Native.

For details, please see here.

Bug Fixes

You may see here for the bug fixes for PowerBuilder 2017 R3 LTS and here for the bug fixes for InfoMaker 2017 R3 LTS.


You may either install PowerBuilder 2017 R3 LTS and InfoMaker 2017 R3 LTS from scratch or upgrade from PowerBuilder 2017/2017 R2 or InfoMaker 2017/2017 R2. If you decide to try this version, please get the installers from our Download portal.  

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