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WX24 Brochure is out

Posted by cabinetman 
WX24 Brochure is out
March 14, 2019 11:11PM
WX24 Brochure is out

[www.pcsoft-windev-webdev.com]



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/14/2019 11:31PM by cabinetman.
Re: WX24 Brochure is out
March 15, 2019 11:27AM
Hi, yes!

- some new controls (dockable panes, token control, clickable switch control, image gallery control, image editor control)
- extensions to the WP-control (password protection, multi-column text ...)
- extensions to the Spreadsheet control
- the new Pyramid Chart
- a new real-time display Chart which shows a permanent data flow
- full integration of WINDEV, WEBDEV and WINDEV Mobile into a single development envoronment (IDE)
- no separate projects, just different configurations
- "Webification" of WINDEV projects made easier
- A WINDEV to WEBDEV conversion wizard
- A one-click window to page conversion
- More WLanguage fuctions shared between WEBDEV and WINDEV
- Open() and Close() in WEBDEV
- Help system for splitting GUI from Business logic
- Procedures can be "GUI" or "Business Logic"
- A project image gallery shows used images in a project
- Examples are in the Cloud and constantly updated
- Enhanced online Help
- Editing in the Data Model Editor has been smoothed
- Enhanced Program Documentation Printout!
- Compact Setup accepts command line + parameters

Kind regards,
Guenter Predl
office@windev.at
Al
Re: WX24 Brochure is out
March 18, 2019 07:01AM
Hello Cabinetman

I must be getting old. There is nothing in the new release that I need and it was the same for V23.
I have never gotten around to re-compiling any of my projects from V22 to V23.
I think part of it is that based on past experience, I just don't expect many of the shiny new gizmos to work as advertised until the next couple of releases so what is the point in getting excited about them ?
It looks like V24 will just be an exercise in updating to stay current.

By the way, I defy anyone to make sense of the information on the top segment of page 17/92 of the simple brochure, not to mention the strange coding in the "Existing Code" panel

I am resisting making any comment regarding the equal opportunity inclusion of a single muscleman picture.

Regards
Al
Re: WX24 Brochure is out
March 18, 2019 08:37AM
Hi Al,

the key to using the same code for a dynamic web site as that of a WD desktop application is to split code from GUI. Whether this would help in regards of speed and conversion time, I don't know. I did not and will not put this function ever to a test in real life but maybe, it could be of some help for those poor guys who have to convert a huge WD legacy application into a web site. We have customers with analysises containing 1600 to 2000 files and running HFSQL C/S. I doubt that such WD applications could be converted to web within a few days but a restart from zero seems not so clever too.

Kind regards,
Guenter Predl
office@windev.at
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