This article shows some differences and helps to disambiguate or understand some terms that you may find in articles related to GeneXus M
GeneXus M is not a complete IDE yet; as of December 2018, you cannot create Language Objects or apply Patterns provided by third parties yet, for example.
The IDE of GeneXus M runs on MacOS, Linux and Windows; GeneXus IDE runs on Windows.
GeneXus M provides an improved language for describing business objects and queries. You can code writing text or use rich editors, you are always assisted with the latest techniques for highest Developer Experience. The traditional GeneXus IDE puts more emphasis on rich editors and drag & drop.
Here are some differences in Language and how the new concepts of GeneXus M match to the ones of GeneXus.
An Entity in GeneXus M, is a Transaction object in GeneXus
This is a list of some things you may still miss on this IDE
- Create & Edit these objects
- Language, Color, Unit Test, UI Test, SD Menu, Work with for Smart Devices, Stencil, File, Business Process Diagram, Diagram, Deployment Unit
- Team Development,
- Knowledge manager tasks: Import, Export, Manage Module References
- Other missing Toolwindows
- Tools Menu
- Inspectors, Reverse Engineering, GAM tools, etc
- Build Menu
- Build with this only, Run without building, Deploy, Deploy through GeneXus Cloud, Export Reorganization
- Edit HTML forms of Web Panels