VisionX 2.2 is out

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What a day!
Our final release of VisionX 2.2 is out and it's the best piece Software we've ever released.

We worked very hard during the last 5 months to reach our goals and to make it happen. The new version brings many new productivity features and contains many bugfixes. The focus was and is still on end-users. But in VisionX 2.2, we have many new features for Software developers and Oracle Forms users as well. It depends on your license if you see more or less options.

So what's new? First, VisionX is compatible to Java 8 and can handle Lambda expressions without problems. This isn't relevant for end-users but for all developers. VisionX 2.2 still runs with Java 7 but it's no problem to switch the Java version to 8.

VisionX 2.2 has our brand new JavaFX UI integrated. If you have Java8, it'll be possible to start your applications as JavaFX applications or to export JavaFX standalone applications.

The new release is based on JVx 2.3.

So let's talk about Features

  • Java 8 support

    VisionX reads Java 8 syntax and if your project was set to target version 1.8, VisionX will create action listeners with lambda syntax. VisionX got new global configuration options:

    <options>
        <java>
          <source>1.8</source>
          <target>1.8</target>
          <compliance>1.8</compliance>
        </java>
      </options>

    It's also possible to configure single applications via Eclipse settings, for Java 8. The configuration will be read from VisionX automatically.

  • Vaadin 7.5.0

    VisionX 2.2.403 includes our current vaadin UI and it's based on vaadin 7.5.0.

  • OpenShift

    VisionX supports application creation for OpenShift. You'll need a special license for this feature. The integration contains a new wizard and is available as new option in new application wizard.

    OpenShift

    OpenShift

    OpenShift - New application

    OpenShift - New application

  • Multi-IDE support

    VisionX 2.2.403 creates project files for Eclipse, NetBeans and IntelliJ. Simply open existing projects and start coding.

  • Config file encryption

    It's now possible to encrypt configuration files.

    Config encryption

    Config encryption

  • Corporation style

    VisionX applications have a new UI style for web mode. It's the corporation style for applications with many screens and big menus. Simply switch the style via VisionX.

    Corporation style

    Corporation style

  • Edit JDBC Url

    VisionX supports custom JDBC Urls (Developer feature). This feature could be relevant if you have an Oracle RAC or complex JDBC parameter.

    Edit JDBC Url

    Edit JDBC Url

  • JavaFX UI

    VisionX got support for JavaFX applications. Simply start the live preview or create a desktop JavaFX application in three clicks.

    JavaFX Live Preview

    JavaFX Live Preview

    JavaFX desktop application

    JavaFX desktop application

  • New deployment modes

    VisionX supports WildFly 9, IoT applications and latest Tomcat versions.

    Deployment modes

    Deployment modes

  • Edit panel (aka Morph panel)

    The Edit panel is a brand new component. It's also called Morph panel because it changes the style.

    Inline mode

    Inline mode

    Popup mode

    Popup mode

    Split mode

    Split mode

    Tabset mode

    Tabset mode

    You can use this panel to show e.g. a table of records and open detailed information as popup, as replacement of the table or show the details as split or tabset. Don't change the screen to show different modes.

  • More features

    Use custom css files for your web application,
    Use mobile preview applications available for Android and iOS,
    Spreadsheet reports will be created as XLSX instead of XLS,
    Full CORS support for your web application,
    Full CORS support for application logic called via REST, ...

Simply try out our new VisionX.

If you're already customer, please check your download area!

Have fun with our new VisionX release - it's really powerful.

EPlug 1.2.1 is out

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A new version of EPlug is available. It's a smaller bugfix release.

Changes:

  • Fixed that all dialogs (including trial) would not be displayed
  • Resource detection for Maven projects should now work correctly
  • Fixed NullPointerException, if "check databooks while typing" was active and a file was edited that was not a Java file
  • Fixed possible NullPointerException in the DataBooksView
  • "Auto Reload" and Auto Select" are now properly disabled if EPlug is not active on the project

Simply "Check for updates" in your Eclipse IDE.