Servoy 5.2 release candidate 1 (open source release)

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Servoy 5.2 release candidate 1 (open source release)

Postby Jan Blok » Fri Jul 02, 2010 9:43 am

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Servoy 5.2 release candidate 1 (open source release)
When installing this version all non Servoy beans and plugins have to be signed by there vendor! Plugin/beans developer should have a look here

This version is available through the download page on the Servoy website (developer section) and auto update.
Always make a backup of your current Servoy installation (directory and database) before upgrading.
To update a Servoy 5.x eclipse open, Window -> Preferences (update sites), change:
-url to
-Disable both update-sites, since there is a problem at the eclipse side!
Check for updates via help menu.

For a list of all enhances and open source info look here

Client changes:
[fix] 300158 Bug when using client design mode when try to edit forms on tabs
[fix] 300073 onAction tableview on element not fired
[fix] 298568 onElementFocusLost _event formName = null
[fix] 298592 Event from a calculation shown in a combobox in list view doesn’t have property formname from onAction and onDataChange
[fix] 301628 Onfocus gained method in webclient causes focus to be lost.
[fix] 302611 search on aggregates does not return records with no related records

Developer changes:
[fix] 301990 Object type sub-nodes in Solution Explorer view are not sorted by name
[fix] 301556 occasional grey screen when starting a solution (on Mac)

Server changes:
[enh] 299743 HTTP Tunnel NTML proxy support

Something we did not mention last time, the runtime builder is since 5.2 only able to build runtimes for the platform its used on.
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Re: Servoy 5.2 release candidate 1 (open source release)

Postby rioba » Sat Jul 03, 2010 10:55 am

I just installed the rc1 and tried to set the repository server as usual. I am using MySQL 5.1.48 on MacOS 10.6.4 and I have installed the Connector/J 5.1.13 driver from MySQL (and, yes, I started Servoy AFTER moving the driver into the drivers' directory). I am however unable to select the com.mysql.jdbc.Driver in the server configuration panel, although it is available in the drop-down menu. After selecting it and saving the new server configuration, the driver always reverts to the default In 5.1.4 (same set-up, same server, same drivers) I have no issues with this. Did something change in 5.2?

P.S. I modified the file with the correct information. After that Servoy 5.2 seems to be using the com.mysql.jdbc.Driver driver. To be sure it was not an issue with the properties file I trashed it and recreated the repository server, with the same result: it always reverts to the
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Re: Servoy 5.2 release candidate 1 (open source release)

Postby ROCLASI » Sat Jul 03, 2010 1:29 pm

Hi Rioba,

One is just an alias for the other so they are in fact one and the same driver.
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Re: Servoy 5.2 release candidate 1 (open source release)

Postby rioba » Sat Jul 03, 2010 1:46 pm

Thanks, good to know. Just curious why the behavior is different from previous editions.
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