DataFlex 2024 Beta 2 has been released for developer testing and previewing of the new features to be delivered in DataFlex 2024.
The Beta 2 release fixes legacy ASP application issues with the Attach State of WebApp Processes that prevented some legacy ASP applications from running properly. Weve also fixed a DataFlex Linker issue that triggered Windows Security (Microsoft Defender) threat warnings.
The Beta 2 build also delivers a number of other improvements and fixes to the Web Controls, WebApp Server and Administrator, Packages, SQL Executor, Studio/WebApp Designer, Compiler, Examples and Documentation.
Overall, the DataFlex 2024 release extends the leading mobile, web and Windows desktop application development platform with new features that improve your end-user experiences, application security, and your development productivity!
Download the Beta 2 build and begin testing with your applications today!
The new cWebDrawing control in DataFlex 2024 allows the creation of vector drawings in web applications from DataFlex code. It can be used for various activities like drawing charts, maps and even the creation of small games!
Developers who rely on the DataFlex WebApp Servers Security, Performance, Load Balancing and Fail-over protection capabilities will also appreciate the new SPLF Encryption delivered in this latest release. DataFlex 2024s WebApp Server now encrypts the connection between the SPLF master and the application nodes. An encryption token can be configured per node to improve the strength of the encryption.
Designing grid layouts is also improved in DataFlex 2024 with the enhanced Web Designer in the Studio. A new popup for editing grid rows and columns is included which also supports inserting and removing rows / columns. The context menu on the designer now has an option to convert from the flow layout to the grid layout.
DataFlex 2024 enhances developer productivity with Data Dictionary improvements that add new capability for Web container controls to contain their own DDO structure. The DDO Explorer panel of the studio has also been extended for this feature and can now display multiple DDO structures.
Numerous bug fixes and other improvements are also delivered in this latest release - get a preview of whats coming by downloading and installing the Beta 1 build of DataFlex 2024 and joining the testing community!
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