GeneXus X Evolution 3 Upgrade 2

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This article is an overview of what Upgrade 2 features (compared to GeneXus X Evolution 3 Upgrade 1) and what needs to be taken into account in order to adopt it.

Status: Released on January 30th, 2015
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Overview

GeneXus X Evolution 3 Upgrade 2 supports iOS 8, iPhone 6 and 6+, and includes Windows Phone Generator (Beta). It improves Responsive Web Design and Smooth features.

iOS

Android

  • Videos, Images, and Audios are uploaded using streaming techniques. (SAC 36805)

Android & iOS

Windows Phone (Beta)

Web

IDE

  • Memory usage improvements (leaks, fragmentation issues, efficiency)
  • Abstract Layout editor improvements
  • Team Development Dialog improvements 

Compatibility

Compatibility Notes for X Evolution 3 Upgrade 1 Users

  • Version 9.6.2 of the protection is required in order to use this version or higher versions. This upgrade must be installed using the GeneXus setup. If you are using  the centralized licenses scheme and/or the GeneXus Protection Server, you must download and install version 9.6.2 or higher.
    Error "Invalid protection version XXX, required version 9.6.2 or higher." will be displayed if the protection is outdated:
    RequiredPS9-5-14.png
  • iOS Requirements have changed. Having Xcode 6.0 or higher is now a requirement to compile iOS applications. Yosemite is a requirement in order to launch the emulator when you Run your app from GeneXus. 
  • Property Changes due to iOS 8 and iPhone 6 and 6+ support:
    • The following main object properties have been deleted and iOS Launch Image property (X Evolution 2) has to be set instead: iPhone Launch Image, iPhone Retina Launch Image, iPhone 5 Retina Launch Image, iPad Landscape Launch Image, iPad Retina LandscaLaunch Image, iPad Portrait Launch Image, iPad Retina Portrait Launch Image. 
    • The following main object properties have been deleted and iOS Application Icon property (X Evolution 3) has to be set instead: iPhone Application Icon, iPhone Retina Application Icon, iPad Application Icon, iPad Retina Application Icon, iTunes Application Icon, iTunes Retina Application Icon, Search Results Application Icon, Search Results Retina Application Icon, Settings Application Icon, Settings Retina Application Icon
    • The following main object properties have been deleted and Empty Target Background Image property has to be set instead: iPad Landscape Background Image, iPad Retina Landscape Background Image, iPad Portrait Background Image, iPad Retina Portrait Background Image. 
  • Synchronization.Receive method return values have changed.
  • Team Development: Since this upgrade includes new properties, you need to upgrade GXserver to Upgrade 2 too.
  • Web Panels: In runtime, the error 'Field <variable> is out of range' may appear if values not corresponding to the domain are added programmatically. More information: SAC 27519

Compatibility Notes for X Evolution 3 or prior Users

Please refer to GeneXus X Evolution 3 Upgrade 1.

Previews

See GeneXus X Evolution 3 Upgrade 2 Preview for details.

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