GeneXus 17 upgrade 6

Unofficial Content

This article is an overview of GeneXus 17 Upgrade 6 features (compared to GeneXus 17 upgrade 5) and what needs to be taken into account to adopt it.

It is expected to be released by the end of October 2021.



This is a very important upgrade that improves the way you model your design. Improved modeling always results in better applications, and so it happens when you use the Design System Object. With this domain-specific language for modeling designs, you get more accuracy and performance in runtime.
Furthermore, generated applications get improved by new UI Controls and capabilities for Native Mobile applications, technology improvements for the backend, new integration capabilities, and last, but not least, security updates and features.

Design Systems and DesignOps

Native Mobile


.NET Core Generator (.NET 5)





  • XCode 13 is required for building iOS applications
  • Some bug fixes related to navigation, data handling and serialization may imply compatibility issues. Please check the details

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;V17;6;V17;5;
GeneXus for SAP:;8;V17;6;V17;5;


Please send any issue that does not happen in previous versions to gxpreview at so that we can fix it before releasing Upgrade 6.

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