Release notes for MBS Xojo Plugins 20.4 - 15th September 2020

See also the documentation on new items and Announcement in Blog.

  • Added WindowStoreContextMBS and related classes for Windows Store.
  • Added WindowsLocationManagerMBS, WindowsLocationMBS and WindowsLocationExceptionMBS classes to query current computer location on Windows 7 and newer.
  • Added classes to connect to Claris FileMaker Server Data and Admin API from Xojo: FMConnectionMBS, FMResponseMBS, FMRequestMBS, FMDataSourceMBS, FMDataMBS, FMContainerUploadMBS, FMAdminMBS classes.
  • Added ActiveFontInfo property for DynaPDFMBS class.
  • Added annotationViews function to MKMapViewMBS class.
  • Added ArrayItems function to JSONMBS class.
  • Added cameraDeviceDidEnableAccessRestriction and cameraDeviceDidRemoveAccessRestriction events to ImageCaptureEventsMBS class.
  • Added clone parameter for ArrayItem function in JSONMBS class.
  • Added defaultFontSize, developerExtrasEnabled, loadsImagesAutomatically, shouldPrintBackgrounds, standardFontFamily to WKPreferencesMBS class.
  • Added drawsBackground and backgroundColor properties to WKWebViewMBS class.
  • Added DynaPDFErrorExceptionMBS class. We raise exception if you return kErrorEventRaise from Error event or you have no Error event implemented.
  • Added DynaPDFMissingFunctionExceptionMBS class.
  • Added FontWeight, FontStyle, FontStretch and FontFamily properties for GMImageMBS class.
  • Added GetInfoEffectiveMethod and GetInfoRetryAfter methods to CURLSMBS class.
  • Added GetVariantAsDictionaryArrayMBS function.
  • Added kcfNone constant for DynaPDFMBS class.
  • Added LoadIconvLibrary method for ArchiverMBS, XMLValidatorMBS, zxingReaderMBS, GMImageMBS and TextConverterMBS classes for helping with text encodings if needed.
  • Added MagickVersion to GMImageMBS class.
  • Added missing API 2 functions in Database class for our SQL Plugin documentation.
  • Added MKMarkerAnnotationViewMBS class.
  • Added NilObjectException check for WKWebViewMBS.LoadData for nil passed for data parameter.
  • Added NSSavePanelObserverMBS class to customize Xojo's open/save dialogs on macOS.
  • Added prepareForReuse and prepareForDisplay events to MKAnnotationViewMBS class.
  • Added support to WinDataObjectMBS class to receive email attachments with email messages from Outlook.
  • Added SupportsUnicode, zstdVersionNumber, zstdVersion, and SupportsZSTD to CURLSVersionMBS class.
  • Added WinFileDialogObserverMBS class.
  • Added ZPL function to GMImageMBS class.
  • Applied SQLAPI patch for SADateTime, e.g. our SQLDateTimeMBS class.
  • Deprecated InternalPostgreSQLLibraryMBS module. Please use postgreSQL library.
  • Deprecated MatrixDongleMBS module.
  • Fixed addZone method in CDAngularMeterMBS class to scale properly.
  • Fixed bug in CPUBrandString function in SystemInformationMBS class, so it works on Windows 64-bit.
  • Fixed bug in error handling for ApplyOptions in PNGReaderMBS class.
  • Fixed issue for Web target in Xojo 2020r1.
  • Fixed problem in MimeEmailMBS class causing crash with parsing invalid email header.
  • Fixed problem with building console projects.
  • Fixed problem with font handling for RTFDataMBS in StyledText class.
  • Fixed SetupAWS and SetupOAuth in CURLSMBS class to set properties in the Xojo object, too.
  • If you pass picture as value for SQL parameter, we now convert to PNG MemoryBlock internally.
  • Improved text encoding handling for XML Parsing with XMLValidatorMBS class.
  • Marked over 300 classes as not console-safe as it's unlikely that you may want to use them in a console or web project. e.g. NSView, NSPanel, GameKit, Photos, File Dialogs, SceneKit or DiscRecording classes. If you relay on a class marked now as non-console-safe, please contact us.
  • Rewrote HotkeyMBS class for Windows to use official API. May prevent from duplicate registration and a hotkey processed in FileMaker is no longer passed to other apps.
  • Set CURLSMBS properties to default values of CURL for new objects.
  • Split Win plugin and created new WinFrameworks plugin.
  • Updated bzip2 library to version 1.0.8.
  • Updated CURL to version 7.72.0.
  • Updated DynaPDF to version 4.0.41.118 with ZUGFeRD 2.1.
  • Updated GraphicsMagick library to version 1.3.35.
  • Updated jpeg library to version 9d.
  • Updated jpeg-turbo library to version 2.0.5.
  • Updated pcre library to version 8.44.
  • Updated SQLAPI to 5.1.1.
  • Updated SQLite to version 3.33.0. This includes decimal extension now.
  • Updated to Xcode 10.6.
  • Upgraded Visual Studio from 2008 to 2019 and rebuild everything. See blog post.

New in version 20.3  

Release notes of all versions: Release notes and Announcement in Blog.

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