GeneXus X Evolution 3 Upgrade 8

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This article is an overview of GeneXus X Evolution 3 Upgrade 8 features (compared to Upgrade 7) and what needs to be taken into account in order to adopt it.



GeneXus X Evolution 3 Upgrade 8 ships improvements and bug fixes.

The following is a list of the most important improvements.


  • JDK 1.7 is the minimum required to compile applications. See Android Requirements for more information.




  • New automatic update property to improve build times when using Patterns
  • Optimizations when Saving large transactions may impact also in performance for smaller ones.


  • Navigation Order  (when not specified) is determined by Where command in some cases, improving navigation performance.
  • The encryption parameters behavior, when dynamic calls are used, has changed. Now the parameters are never encrypted if Expand dynamic calls=NO, and you can keep the previous behavior using the config.gx file. See Parameter encryption on Dynamic calls for more information.

Please refer to the following lists for more details:

Compatibility Notes for X Evolution 3 Upgrade 6 or prior Users

Please refer to GeneXus X Evolution 3 Upgrade 7 or,,,0;4;XEV3;0;8;C;

Other Details

Please refer to,,,0;4;XEV3;7;8;;

Preview Channel

Before releasing, previews were available in the Preview Channel: GeneXus X Evolution 3 Upgrade 8 Preview.