Nisan 19 2010 Pazartesi
Of course blogs are raining about new features. I wrapped-up some important features from bloggers:
1. Peter Presnell blogged about the new features of Eclipse-Based Lotusscript Editor and some Lotusscript classes.
- Reserved words are now being corrected as proper case, just like in the classical one.
- 'Auto-indent' is now automatic for pasted codes. In release 8.5.1, that was manual with Ctrl-L.
- 'Database Scripts' is now being edited with Eclipse-based Lotusscript Editor.
- NotesDomain, NotesDirectory, NotesDirEntry classes has been added. Now we can develop routines and functions to deal with directory operations.
- NotesDatabase class has new functions like Archivenow(), Archivenowbypolicy(), Replicatewithclientoptions(), Retrievepop3mail().
- NotesAgent: Runwithdocumentcontex() method has been developed. It is a very important feature we were expecting. Now we will be able to implement 'WebQuerySave' functionality on XPages.
2. John D. Head blogged about improved Application Icon editing.
- Now we can use BMP, JPG, GIF or PNG files for application icons.
3. Ulrich Krause shared an improvement on DAOS.
- DAOS feature can be enabled while archiving. It was two different procedure on previous version.
4. Stuart McIntryre blogged about my favorite improvement!
- Now replication process is working 'multi-threaded' on the client!!!
5. Erik Brooks gave details about improvements mostly about XPages on his blog.
- There are new controls like Checkbox group and radio button group in XPages.
- Dojo version is now 1.4.1.
- Database scripts can be written with @Formula now.
- 8.5.2 Web Server has REST API.
6. Palmi blogged the screen shot below. No further comment :)
7. Darren Duke, provided some details about client on his blog.
- Now we are able to fix some new settings on client workstation like Auto-retrieve attachments, upgrading ODS versions of local databases. These settings are under 'Desktop Policy' settings.
- Silent fail-over, changes replica if one server is unreachable, without bizarre pop-ups to end-user.
* Of course, there is no need to remind that all these features are not final and certain. So IBM may alter or cancel these new improvements...