Dataflex Reports 2017 released

The new Dataflex Reports v6.0 release from Data Access includes a wealth of new features including:

  • Barcode Support
  • Performance improvements
  • Functions and function editor
  • Embedded SQL

Next steps:

Dataflex Reports 2017 Release Candidate II

DataAccess have announced the availability of DataFlex Reports 2017 (v6.0). Release Candidate II includes system updates, bug fixes and Library updates.  Changes between Release Candidate I and II include:

  • Updated documentation
  • PreviewWaitingGIF() property added
  • Added option to set the ‘Wrap state’ of existing reports to the Maintenace utility

Access the Dataflex website for Release Candidate II details.

DataFlex Community

DataFlex Community
The DataFlex Community consists of thousands of Windows, web and mobile database application developers. Users connect through a variety of in-person and online events to share knowledge, resources and best practice – all with the goal of building better software.

Join the Community today – details on the Data Access website.

Important Dataflex updates

Recent issues have been addressed following the release of DataFlex 18.  Please access the DataFlex Europe website for details.

DataFlex 2017 / 19.0 Beta 2 Now Available

The Beta 2 build of DataFlex 2017 / 19.0 is available for developer preview and testing with your applications, including a redesigned Start Center and Dashboard in the Studio – check it out!

DataFlex 2017 includes many new features and improvements that make developing Windows, web and mobile applications easier and faster than ever – especially with SQL databases.

DataFlex 2017 / 19.0 delivers:

Web Framework

  • New Swipe control (video)
  • Server Web Properties
  • New controls including: Color Picker, List Menu, Floating Panels and many more

For Windows applications

  • Improved DPI awareness for high resolution displays
    – Flat Style Icons
    – New Tabbed Workspaces
  • SQL and connectivity – extensive changes and enhancements for smooth, easy development and deployment such as…
    – Managed connections
    – Improved index support
    – Updated Connectivity Kits

DataFlex Studio

– Modernized appearance and improved support for high resolution displays
– New “Connect Wizard”
– Integration of connectivity considerations throughout the Studio read more

Dataflex Reports v6.0 Release Candidate

New features

Barcode support

DataFlex Reports 6.0 supports over 70 different types of symbologies (type of barcodes) both onedimensional and two-dimensional (stacked) symbols are available. Fields (like database fields, functions or parameter fields and text objects) can be converted to a barcode with a simple mouse click and can be exported to PDF, RTF, HTML or image.

Performance improvements

Version 6 of DataFlex Reports contains many performance improvements to optimize the report generation process. A function pre-compiler has been added which makes reports with lots of functions run up to 10(!) times faster; the performance of summaries (both summary fields and the Sum() function) has also dramatically improved. Additional changes have been made to the layout engine to streamline the report generation. read more

Content Manager for DataFlex 18.2 released

Data Access have announced the release of version 4.6 of DataFlex Content Manager (formerly known as Electos). The most important difference is that this version is compatible with DataFlex WebApp Server 2016 (v18.2) and that the studio now reflects the same new DataFlex branding.

Other than that, important improvements are the new visual design of the Studio, and enhanced notification emails. Another welcome new feature is the ability to export and import Document structures, and before importing document structures, it checks for duplicate records. The FCK editor now supports a Syntax highlighter. read more