DesignBais announces the availability of Release 7

Full cross browser implementation

  • Built on .NET Framework 4.5
  • Cross browser only
  • Web component no longer requires installation
  • Simplified and more reliable architecture
  • Minor UI changes
  • No direct TCP/IP connections so better TCP/IP resource utilization
  • No need to configure TCP/IP parameters

New and improved features

  1. Full cross browser implementation
  2. Form Section Control
    • form sections automatically sorted so setting up section collapsing is much simpler
    • redundant section names removed automatically
    • sub sections sorted to the end of the section list where they need to be
    • check of collapsing sections reports on section overlap that will disturb correct collapse functionality
  3. Form Tab Indexing
    • the ability to set an increment greater than 1 between tab index settings
    • facilitates the insertion of new form elements within an existing sequence
  4. Click Timeout parameter to allow a delay for the click event to complete
  5. Mouse Out event now available
  6. Encode HTML option enhances security against XSS injection attacks
  7. Hit Blocker allows form elements to be hidden and following events to be blocked
  8. Custom Attributes for a field (added to the HTML tag and then available for javascript)
  9. DesignBais styles (class) have been completely reviewed
    • standard class names
    • two Style Groups, dbaisWeb for forms and dbaisRep for reports
  10. Default button class that is applied to any button with no display class definition
  11. Ability to replace the grid control symbols (+, >, x) with symbols (which may be HTML)
  12. Menu styling improvements with the ability to control container size
  13. New options in Active Users
    • Phantom Status gives visibility to long-running jobs with ability to kill the process
    • Hit Status displays started, failed and timed out hit details
    • Display Como option for developers to quickly view the important content of their como file
    • Long-running reports and other phantom processes can be reviewed and killed
  14. Exclusive Locks extended with new option to display locks in your account only
  15. System and Global Parameter functions now maintained via forms rather than editor
  16. Form Compare routine provides developers with ability to display differences between two forms
  17. Comprehensive improvements and additions to the Reference Manual
  18. Improved File Upload
    • allows multiple file uploads
    • is not sensitive to app pool recycling
    • is not prone to session hijacking
    • provides encoded virtual path
    • provides the option to assign unique file names
    • shows only those files having allowed file extensions when picking a file using the Windows File Explorer
  19. DesignBais can now provide a Web Service
  20. DesignBais can access an external web service such as a SOAP service
  21. New Date Picker calendar display
  22. Session restoration
  23. New and much improved Code Editor
    • Retains file and record name of last routine edited
    • Only prompts to save changes if record has changed
    • Improved find and replace functionality
    • Auto tabbing

A full manual is available at

DesignBais International

Located in North Sydney .

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