With great excitement, we announce the availability of the Alpha 2 release of DataFlex 2020!
DataFlex 2020 allows developers to build 64-bit and 32-bit applications in the Studio and to use and integrate Unicode - the global standard for character data. The Alpha 2 release enables developers to learn, migrate, develop and test the new capabilities - get started now!
For an overview of DataFlex 2020, watch Harm Wibiers DataFlex 2020" presentation from EDUC 2020. For the latest feature additions delivered in the Alpha 2 release since the Alpha 1 release, see this forum post.
While considerable investment has been made in the "continuity" for which DataFlex is well known, some changes are required to take advantage of both 64-bit and Unicode. The Alpha 2 release, which includes most planned features and enhancements, is the ideal version to begin converting existing 32-bit DataFlex applications to 64-bit and adopting Unicode in applications.
Two "Technology Previews and the Alpha 1 version of DataFlex 2020 have been released between November and April and a wealth of 64-bit and Unicode knowledge from early adopters is already available in the Data Access forum.
To get started: