GeneXus 16 upgrade 9

Unofficial Content

This article is an overview of GeneXus 16 Upgrade 9 features (compared to GeneXus 16 upgrade 8) and what needs to be taken into account to adopt it.

Upgrade 9 is scheduled to be released on April 22nd, 2020.


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  • New Smart Table control (CSS grid) to facilitate layouts definition and alignment of controls



GeneXus Server

  • The Console added support for the Chinese Language.


  • Creation of Dockerfile without Docker for Windows


  • Alert: "Google Play will require that new apps target at least Android 10 (API level 29) from August 2020, and that app updates target Android 10 from November 2020." (ref.: Google Developers).  This implies that you must use GeneXus 16 Upgrade 9 or higher to be able to deploy to Goolge Play from those dates on.

    More information at  Android Requirements

All Details (Features, Compatibility aspects, Issues)

Please check these links for further features, compatibility aspects, issues and details of the already mentioned. 

GeneXus Server:;6;V16;9;V16;8;
GeneXus for SAP:;8;V16;9;V16;8;


Please send any issue that does not happen in previous versions to gxpreview at so that we can fix it before releasing Upgrade 9.

If you want improvements to features, please join the Beta Testers Channel at