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DataFlex 2024 Release Candidate available for preview and testing


The Release Candidate build of DataFlex 2024 is now feature complete and ready for final developer testing and previewing of all the new features this latest version offers!

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.

The Release Candidate build also delivers behavior fixes and a new attribute to address issues while working with the SQL Executor when the database contained 01-01-01 dates, also known as zero dates. This build also features a number of other  final fixes and improvements to the Web Controls, WebApp Server and Administrator, Studio/WebApp Designer, and more for developer testing.

Seeking to get an early preview of what’s coming? Download and install DataFlex 2024 Release Candidate now and join the testing community!

This build will install the evaluation license and subscribers will be receiving their registration code soon. If you need to renew your subscription, this would be a good time to contact your DataFlex supplier.

To get into the details of all the latest changes in this pre-release build, access the What’s New in DataFlex 2024 section of the Help and watch the main highlights in the What’s New in DataFlex 2024 (pre-release) Learning Center course.

The DataFlex 2024 Testing forum is there to support you through your testing. Help us to release the best business application development software possible by sharing your experience in your forum posts!

Download DataFlex 2024 Release Candidate

New Features in DataFlex 2024

Vector Drawings

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!
DataFlex 2024 cWebDrawing control

Enhanced protection

Developers who rely on the DataFlex WebApp Server’s Security, Performance, Load Balancing and Fail-over protection capabilities will also appreciate the new SPLF Encryption delivered in this latest release. DataFlex 2024’s 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.

Improved Grid Layouts

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 Grid Designer

Improved Data Dictionary capabilities

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.

And more...

Numerous bug fixes and other improvements are also delivered in this latest release - get a preview of what’s coming by downloading and installing the Release Candidate build of DataFlex 2024 and joining the testing community!

DataFlex 2024 Release Candidate posted!