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26 Jun 2022 10:39 AMUpdate 5.20.1 Alpha

New: BusinessCollection.Import can now merge matched rows giving preference to either the imported row or existing row.

New: BusinessCollection.Import can now import from multiple line fields to one. If the property is of type MultipleLineText then the system will look for a column in the import ending in Line1, Line2, etc. For example, PostalAddressLine1, PostalAddressLine2 and PostalAddressLine3 will be imported into PostalAddress.

New: BusinessCollection.Import can specify the date format being imported as one of the following:

  • Day Month Year
  • Month Day Year
  • Year Month Day

New: Common.ConvertToDateTime(DateTimeText, GenericDateFormat) has been added to enable manual sorting within the parent group.

New: Group.Position has been added to enable manual sorting within the parent group.

New: All Articles menu item under content management.

New: Many functions on business objects have been modified to return self.

New: All object properties including application and collection now can specify where the Repository is.

Fix: Error when adding a promotion.

Fix: After adding a promotion it returns to the list.

Fix: An object's item and collection properties filter and sort attributes are no longer visible and cannot be edited by the user.

Fix: Group.GetActiveMembershipCount returns an error when Group.MaximumMemberships set.

Fix: The actual error when making a payment is now displayed correctly.

Fix: CollectionClassDefintion.GenerteHTML merge expressions.

18 Jun 2022 10:39 AMUpdate 5.20.0 Alpha

New: BusinessCollection.Import will now except JSON and XML.

New: BusinessCollection.Import new excepts two more parameters MatchItemBy which except a unique column name and UpdateMatches which specified whether to skip or update rows that match.

New: JSON and XML exports now include both the ID and FileName along with ToString in a sub-element for Item types. When an item's property is referenced (i.e. Country.Code) then the system will create a sub-element for it. When multiple are grouped together (i.e. Country,Country.Code,Country.Name) then they will be grouped in the same sub-elememt.

New: XML export format now uses the definition name as the element name and ID is a sub-element, not an attribute.

Fix: JSON export now has the correct file extension.

New: BusinessCollection.IsExistingItem and BusinessCollection.Item now except a dictionary of name value pairs. It will first look for FileName and if not available use ID.

New: BusinessCollection.FilterOnIDFileNameOrUniqueValues now except a dictionary or array of dictionary of name value pairs. It will first look for FileName and if not available use ID.

New: Common.XMLToObject converts xml to an array/dictionary the same format as Common.JSONToObject.

Fix: JSON export now has the correct file extension.

Fix: Submit name in defintion inspector.

13 Jun 2022 11:13 AMUpdate 5.19.0 Alpha

New: ValueDefinitionAttribute.StoreSessionOnly had been replaced by enumeration ValueDefinitionAttribute.Repository which indicate where the value is stored:

  • Database: stores in a column in the table.
  • More Info: stores the name and value in a JSON column named More Info.
  • Request: stores only for the current request.
  • Session: stores in the user's session state.
  • Application: stores in the application state.

New: JSON table column MoreInfo replaces XML table column CustomProperties to store the custom properties in a name value collection.

New: PaymentMethod.MoreInfo and Email.MoreInfo have been created to store the custom properties from the inherited classes. For example, SecurePayPaymentMethod.MerchantID, OrderEmail.OrderStatus, etc.

New: A table column has been created for each custom property and the following system properties:

  • GatewayPaymentMethod.ReconciliationRequired
  • GatewayPaymentMethod.VerificationRequiredWithStoredPaymentMethod
  • OrderItem.RegularPrice
  • ServiceBooking.AdditionalInformation

New: ClassDefinitionAttribute.BaseType returns one of the following:

  • BusinessApplication
  • BusinessCollection
  • BusinessCollectionItem

New: JavaScript function to create a tabs on the client-side. To use set class="tabs" on the container element. The same element must have a child element of nav, to hold the table of contents, and one or more elements with an id for each content section. For example:

<div class="tabs">
  <nav>
    <ul>
      <li><a href="#content-one"><span>Content Section One</span></a></li>
      <li><a href="#content-two"><span>Content Section Two</span></a></li>
      <li><a href="#content-three"><span>Content Section Three</span></a></li>
    </ul>
  </nav>
  <div id="content-one">Content section one here...</div>
  <div id="content-two">Content section two here...</div>
  <div id="content-three">Content section three here...</div>
</div>

New: Definition inspector has been overhauled with a new look. You can also add a collection class or property directly via the inspector and it will add the table or column in the database if need be.

New: The dashboard shop now lists all products to easily add products to the cart without multiple roundtrips to the server to do so. A client-side search and filter by category have also been added to make it easy for the customer to find what they want fast.

New: ItemTypes.InheritsRank is a calculated column on the table used for sorting.

New: CustomDefinitionNamesStartWith now defaults to underscore if not provided.

New: ValueDefinitionAttribute.SQLDataType returns the data type required to store the property value in an SQL table column. For example, HTML = nvarchar(max), ID = int, Money = decimal(19,3), etc.

Fix: Error in MoneyDefinitionAttribute.FormatValue when round to value is whole number.

Fix: Error in EnumerationDefinitionAttribute.CompareValues when enumeration name passed.

Fix: GetCollection now throws an appropriate error if not found.

Fix: To output of ConvertSiteToXHTMLCompliant.

Fix: To the attributes of the following properties:

  • AutomatedTask.URL
  • AutomatedTask.Duration
  • CourseResult.CompletedOn
  • Email.FromEmailAddress
  • Email.ReplyEmailAddress
  • Email.MergeCollection
  • Email.MergePropertyForRecipient
  • Email.MergeFilterExpression
  • Email.MergeSort
  • Order.DiscountTaxRate
  • Order.FreightTaxRate
  • OrderItem.TaxRate
  • Payment.ProcessingFeeTaxRate
  • PaymentMethod.Currency
  • PaymentMethod.ProcessingFeePercentage
  • Promotion.DiscountRate
  • Subscription.AutoRenewDue
  • Task.URLToRun
  • Task.PercentageComplete
  • TaxRate.Rate
  • User.PasswordLastUpdatedOn

3 May 2022 1:05 PMUpdate 5.18.1 Alpha

Fix: To pricing for selected or logged in user.

Fix: When loading the filter expressions, the filter is reset without unnecessary code.

Fix: Organisation.Region was required in the database causing an error.

6 Apr 2022 9:10 AMUpdate 5.18.0 Alpha

New: counter.js function that shows a number incrementing or decrementing to a target value when visible in view port. To use set class="counter" on an element and the inner text is the target value. Also can use these optional attributes:

  • data-start is the starting value. Defaults to 0.
  • data-incremental-pause is the number of milliseconds to pause between increments. Defaults to 50.
  • data-increments is the number of increments to perform. Default is 40.
  • data-locale is the locale to use when formatting the number. Default is en-AU.
  • data-format-options are the options for formatting the number. Default is { style: 'decimal', minimumFractionDigits: 0, maximumFractionDigits: 0 }.

Fix: Menu item not showing as current when URL matched the current URL.

Fix: Parent group property not set when adding a sub group from that parent.

Fix: Processing boolean parameters of a method.

Fix: Display values when filtering a collection with in operator.

Fix: Dashboard membership summary and order summary clickable totals.

28 Mar 2022 2:41 PMUpdate 5.17.4 Alpha

Fix: Fix to checkout process returning an error due to invalid URL.

26 Mar 2022 12:53 PMUpdate 5.17.3 Alpha

Fix: Fix to freight calculations based on delivery zones.

Fix: Fix when an item in the object is not found the system will check for a redirect. For example, if /blog/my-blog-post was renamed to /blog/my-renamed-blog-post.

24 Mar 2022 7:48 AMUpdate 5.17.2 Alpha

Fix: Fix to function that determines if a member can renew automatically to a group.

14 Mar 2022 11:18 AMUpdate 5.17.1 Alpha

Fix: Postmaster email address ignored when checking for bounced emails.

12 Mar 2022 5:25 PMUpdate 5.17.0 Alpha

New: Membership.AutoRenew now can be set to:

  • No
  • Maybe: Send me an invoice.
  • Yes: Pay via my stored payment method.

New: When an email is generated, prior to sending to the recipients, the system scans the HTML for images that need to be resized, copies and resizes them in the email folder and updates the link.

New: Property data type PhoneNumber will check if number is compliant. Allows leading +, 3 to 15 numbers, opening bracket ( with matching closing bracket ), space and hyphen - separators. For example, +61 7 5535 8942, (07) 5535-8942, etc.

New: The following property was created on the website object to return organisations visible to the current user.

  • VisibleOrganisations with filename organisations

New: The system only retrieves required table rows when necessary. This can be overridden if you know most rows are going to be accessed, like menu items, and the system will return all so there are less requests to the database. To do this set CollectionDefinition.AlwaysFillWithoutFilters.

Fix: The search control, clear filter and items per page now include nofollow so search engines don't index.

Fix: When processing an order and notifications, invoice, etc. failed to send the process would stop. Now it continues with a note added to order.

Fix: Error retrieving display value in filter on collection when filtered on a variable like [Today].

Fix: Error in GenerateCaptchaImage.

6 Jan 2022 6:01 PMUpdate 5.16.2 Alpha

Fix: BusinessObject.GetHTMLBreadCrumbs to show current object. Also, now will create links to the custom view by default if one exists.

Fix: Modified BusinessCollectionItem.ToString for new items.

5 Jan 2022 2:49 PMUpdate 5.16.1 Alpha

Fix: Canonical path for pages including home page.

Fix: Canonical path for collections.

Fix: Filter menu for items with sub-items such as categories and sub-categories.

3 Jan 2022 4:01 PMUpdate 5.16.0 Alpha

New: ClassDefinitionAttribute.SubmitDisplayNameExpression and MethodDefinitionAttribute.SubmitDisplayNameExpression allow you to set the name of submit button. For example, login method submit button might say "Sign In".

28 Dec 2021 3:08 PMUpdate 5.15.1 Alpha

Fix: Error when trying to cascade delete rows when the related table is a view.

Fix: When checking out from dashboard cart.

20 Dec 2021 3:23 PMUpdate 5.15.0 Alpha

New: ValueDefinitionAttribute.FilterMenuGrouping is used to group items in the filter menu. For example, grouping on Article.Issue might be [IssueYear] desc or grouping on User.Region might be [CountryName], [StateName]. Note: the group column names must exist on the table of the column filtering by. For example, CountryName and StateName must also exist on the Users table.

New: ValueDefinitionAttribute.FilterMenuSortAscending is used to sort items in the filter menu. True = Ascending and False = Descending.

New: Add calculated property Article.IssueYear which is used to group issues in filter menu.

Fix: EnumerationDefinitionAttribute.DefaultValue produced an error when enumeration name like Now could be evaluated.

16 Dec 2021 1:19 PMUpdate 5.14.0 Alpha

New: The following properties were created on the website and group objects to return published articles visible to the current user.

  • VisibleServiceTimes with filename servicetimes

New: Filter functions on visible service times.

  • Upcoming
  • Past
  • FilterByCategory
  • FilterByCountry
  • FilterByState
  • FilterByRegion

New: When specifying users for a booking the system can now ask for additional information for each user such as Dietary Requirements. You can specify the name of that additional information in Service.BookingAdditionalInformation.

New: CartItems.HasSubscriptions and CartItem.IsSubscription.

New: You can now set BusinessCollection.ItemsPerPage to zero.

Fix: Breadcrumbs filter expression were showing the values instead of the formatted display text.

Fix: Membership.Subscription set where possible and Membership.AutoRenew set on.

Fix: Pages moved to templates have wrong item type.

Fix: Several speed issues when requesting a page.

Fix: User.Industry was a readonly property.

Fix: Disposal of business object when processing a return value.

Fix: Articles.FilterByIssue.

Fix: FilterExpression.ToString.

Fix: ValueDefinitionAttribute.CreateFilterMenu.

Fix: EnumerationDefinitionAttribute.DefaultValue.

Fix: GenerateHTMLSearchControl when using short-cut paths.

Fix: Styles for search-control.

Fix: Styling issues in CartItems.ConfirmOrder.

Fix: Styling for readonly HTML control.

30 Nov 2021 3:56 PMUpdate 5.13.0 Alpha

New: Title and Description properties have been added to the Template. These properties can contain merge scripts and the results are added as meta tags on a web page or subject of an email.

New: All pages that were used as templates such as success messages and email templates are now moved to templates. Pages are now simply used for web pages and no longer used for emails.

8 Nov 2021 9:08 AMUpdate 5.12.0 Alpha

New: Group.MaximumMemberships: the maximum number of active memberships a group is allowed.

New: Group.Image: can be used for a banner image or like.

New: Organisation.Logo: the representative logo of an organisation.

17 Oct 2021 8:01 AMUpdate 5.11.2 Alpha

Fix: Output of meta tags for canonical and next and prev pages.

Fix: Output of filter menu to add meta tags telling search engines not to follow link when there is more than one filter applied to the link.

11 Oct 2021 5:00 PMUpdate 5.11.1 Alpha

New: There are several new operators for comparing item type properties (ItemDefinition) where the item has a parent. For example, Category.Parent. For this to work there must be a calcualated columns on the table with same name plus "Ancestors" and "Descendants". For example, for Article.Category there would also be Article.CategoryAncestors and Article.CategoryDescendants. These return a pipe delimiter list of IDs. The operators are as follows:

  • AncestorOf is /
  • AncestorOfOrEqualTo is /=
  • DescendantOf is \=
  • DescendantOfOrEqualTo is \=
  • RelativeOf is /\
  • RelativeOfOrEqualTo is /\=

Fix: Filtering articles by category now includes the articles of descendant categories.

Fix: Site default static index file will now be loaded if exists.

Fix: Output of ValueDefinition.GenerateHTMLControl and ValueDefinition.CreateFilterMenu.

25 Sep 2021 8:22 PMUpdate 5.11.0 Alpha

New: Website.ClientIPInfo will return information about the client IP address as follows. This will use a free service but is limited to 45 requests per minute. Obtaining an API Key will give you unlimited requests. Create a configuration setting named IPAPIKey with the value being the key.

  • Country Name
  • Country Code
  • State Abbreviation
  • State Name
  • City
  • Suburb
  • Postcode
  • Latitude
  • Longitude
  • ISP
  • Organisation
  • TimeZone
  • Offset 'Timezone UTC DST offset in seconds
  • Currency Code
  • Mobile 'Is mobile connection
  • Proxy 'Is proxy, VPN or Tor exit address
  • Hosting 'Is hosting, colocated or data center

New: Website.UserCountry and Website.UserGeolocation now get their info from Website.ClientIPInfo.

New: Articles can now have a single category.

New: Search results for users on dashboard now include "Login as User".

New: Collection.DefaultItemsPerPage now set to 25. Templates and Snippets set to 100, while Email set to 5.

New: CollectionClassDefinition.GenerateFilterMenus includes a clear filter option.

New: Styles for nav.filter-menu.

Fix: Various fixes to ValueDefinition.CreateFilterMenu.

Fix: The return URL when logging in via custom register.

Fix: Article.Publish return URL.

Fix: Article.StatusMessage retrieving template to use.

Fix: CourseEnrolmentEmail.SendNow.

Fix: Email.SendNow sort order.

Fix: RelatedTradingItem.RelatedItemSelectableValues.

Fix: New process path method now checks for redirect when path not found.

Fix: The page title generated for HTML output has been modified.

Fix: Collection.Definition.GenerateHTML now shows the correct methods for each item.

Fix: Data.ConvertSQLToFilterExpressions.

Fix: A HTML form with class disable-window-on-submit now on submit includes the message "Please wait while processing..." with spinning repeat icon.

3 Aug 2021 4:01 PMUpdate 5.10.2 Alpha

Fix: Error when renaming items with UpdateAllLinks parameter set to yes.

28 Jul 2021 11:02 AMUpdate 5.10.1 Alpha

Fix: Error viewing Trading Item Discounts.

Fix: Info message not detected in client-side scripts.

23 Jul 2021 12:22 PMUpdate 5.10.0 Alpha

New: Can now create an email campaign based on course enrolments.

New: Can now retrieve custom properties via BusinessCollectionItem.RawDataValue.

Fix: When adding a new stored payment method it now only shows the available payment methods in the user's currency.

Fix: When filtering stored payment methods by expiry date.

Fix: Error in Group.ProcessSubscription.

Fix: User unable to remove own stored payment method.

Fix: Client-side scripts and stylesheets.

22 Jun 2021 1:31 PMUpdate 5.9.0 Alpha

New: Property ItemTags.TagSet added in order to create properties that will be specific to a tag set. For example, Product.Colours for a multi select or Product.Material for a single select. Selections from both will be listed in the item tags.

New: BusinessCollectionItem.DataValue.Set now updates LinkingForeignCollectionDefinition properties as well.

Fix: LinkingForeignCollectionDefinition.GenerateHTMLControl now output a single select control when MaximumItems is equal to one.

Fix: LinkingForeignCollectionDefinition.GenerateHTMLControl was outputing a readonly control.

Fix: When submitting a form to add or update a business collection item, properties not included as controls on the form are ignore.

21 Jun 2021 4:09 PMUpdate 5.8.0 Alpha

New: ValueDefinitionAttribute.GetCode and ValueDefinitionAttribute.SetCode allow for custom methods to get and set values on a property.

New: BusinessObject.GetPropertyValue and BusinessObject.SetPropertyValue now available. Common.GetPropertyValue renamed to Common.GetObjectPropertyValue.

Fix: Error replacing form values in XML.

20 Jun 2021 12:59 PMUpdate 5.7.0 Alpha

New: Can now position tags within a tag set.

New: BusinessCollection.FilterOnIDFileNameOrUniqueValues(Object) now excepts a business collection item of array of business collection items.

Fix: Error listing a tag's items.

Fix: BusinessCollection.Item(ID) now throw error when ID does not exist.

17 Jun 2021 12:57 PMUpdate 5.6.0 Alpha

New: Can now tag any item not just Articles. i.e. Users, Groups, etc.

New: Function BusinessCollectionItem.Rename will be visible to administrators if there is a column FileName in the table.

15 Jun 2021 4:24 PMUpdate 5.5.0 Alpha

New: Groups now have a trial period for membership which is free.

New: StoredPaymentMethods.ExpiredOn to filter out expired payment methods.

Fix: When a form is submitted and returned due to error or displaying message to redirect the field were not populated with the user input.

Fix: Error in BusinessCollection.FilterOnIDFileNameOrUniqueValues.

Fix: Error when generating email.

Fix: Error when viewing/editing a region.

Fix: Backward compatibity for Human Verification Code on forms to block spambots.

29 May 2021 12:53 PMUpdate 5.4.0 Alpha

New: Import to any collection. Currently only CSV. JSON and XML in future release.

New: BusinessCollection.IsExistingItem and BusinessCollection.Item will now search for ID, filename and unique fields for passed value. However, if the passed value is in the format of an ID or filename then it will not search further. For example, passing an email address to find a user.

19 May 2021 12:52 PMUpdate 5.3.0 Alpha

New: You can add a text-to-speech player control to any HTML element and when a user clicks the play button the text within the element is read by a synthesizer. The user can then pause or stop. They can change the voice (depending on the availabity of the browser), the rate and pitch. To add the player control you simply add the class "text-to-speech" to the element.

New: You can now specify a sub-properties as collection view columns. For example, the columns for a membership list may be "Group,Member,Member.Mobile,Member.EmailAddress,Status,MemberType,Role".

New: ClassDefinition.GenerateHTML.RequireReadOnly to return a readonly form view.

New: Function TradingItem.RelateItems to relate trading items with one another.

Fix: Article.StatusMessage updated to remove "To view the [article] click here" when not published.

Fix: Administrator could not add a new user.

24 Apr 2021 5:07 PMUpdate 5.2.0 Alpha

New: The following properties were created on the website and group objects to return published articles visible to the current user.

  • VisibleArticles with filename content
  • VisibleBlogPosts with filename blog
  • VisibleForumTopics with filename forum
  • VisibleGalleries with filename galleries
  • VisiblePages with filename testimonials
  • VisibleTestimonials with filename testimonials
  • VisibleProducts with filename products
  • VisibleServices with filename services
  • VisibleSubscriptions with filename subscriptions
  • VisibleCourses with filename courses

New: Filter functions on articles to match those in Article Views. These are created so the article views can be replaced without breaking the existing URLs.

  • FilterByCategory
  • FilterByTag
  • FilterByBrand
  • FilterByAuthor
  • FilterByCountry
  • FilterByState
  • FilterByRegion
  • FilterByIssue

New: The following property was created on the website object to return users visible to the current user.

  • VisibleUsers with filename directory

New: The following property was created on group objects to return current memberships visible to the current user.

  • VisibleMemberships with filename directory

New: Filter functions on the users and visible memberships to match those in Directory Views. These are created so the directory views can be replaced without breaking the existing URLs.

  • FilterByIndustry
  • FilterByCountry
  • FilterByState
  • FilterByRegion

New: You can filter a collection of items by any item property that has the attribute AllowFilter set to true. This can be done by passing a name value pair in the URL. For example, /pages/template/website-default will return the pages where the template is equal to "website-default". However, when passing the name value pair as a parameter, the parameter name must be the property name plus "Filter". For example, /pages?TemplateFilter=website-default.

New: When specifying PageType=CollectionView, PageType=ObjectView or PageType=MethodView in the URL, the system will NOT attempt to find a custom template specific to that collection, object or method but instead use the standard template (see below) if available otherwise the system will generate the view.

  • business-application
  • business-collection
  • business-collection-item
  • business-object
  • method

New: You can now customise the template for exceptions (errors). The system will look for a template called exception and use that to display if found, otherwise will use the website default template.

New: Added response statuses BadRequest, Unauthorized and InternalServerError when the appropriate exception was thrown.

New: You can output the URL response in HTML, JSON and now in XML and CSV as well. At this stage input is only via HTML (forms). You can also access these via:

  • BusinessObject.ToHTML
  • BusinessObject.ToJSON
  • BusinessObject.ToXML
  • BusinessObject.ToCSV

New: CSV, XML and now JSON can now be selected as the output format when export a collection.

New: The following have been deprecated:

  • BusinessCollection.ToXMLList
  • BusinessCollection.ToXMLValueList

New: Properties on business object.

  • BaseURLParameters are the parameters which define the base business object. For example, Collection=Products, Collection=Products&ID=121065 or PrimaryCollection=Products&PrimaryObjectID=121065&ForeignCollectionProperty=Categories.
  • CustomURLParameters are the other parameters which customise the business object. For example, SearchText=widget&Page=3.
  • URLParameters now includes both Base and Custom parameters. For example, Collection=Products&SearchText=widget&Page=3
  • RelativeURLPath is the shortcut path to a business object. For example, products/, products/widget/ or products/widget/categories/
  • RelativeURL includes both the Relative URL and the Custom parameters. For example, products/?SearchText=widget&Page=3

New: The following custom parameters passed in the URL as name value pairs are now stored with the business object and passed back via any call to BusinessObject.URLParameters or the new BusinessObject.CustomURLParameters.

  • Properties stored as BusinessObject.PropertyNames
  • Methods stored as BusinessObject.MethodNames
  • Filter stored as BusinessCollection.Filter
  • SearchText stored as BusinessCollection.SearchText
  • Sort stored as BusinessCollection.Sort
  • Columns stored as BusinessCollection.ColumnNames
  • ItemsPerPage stored as BusinessCollection.ItemsPerPage
  • Page stored as BusinessCollection.Page

New: The following methods can be called via a URL. For example: /default.aspx?PageType=MethodView&Collection=Products&Method=ClearFilter or /pages/clearfilter.

  • ClearFilter
  • ClearSort

New: The method BusinessObject.GetHTMLBreadCrumbs was created to be used in a template for a business object. Not only will it display the collection or primary object of the current object but also display filters on any collection in the trail.

New: Collection view design when PageType=CollectionView or a collection does not have a template to display in.

New: CollectionClassDefinition.AllowNewItems has been removed and is no longer applicable. Use AllowExecute on the collection method AddNew.

New: CollectionClassDefinition.AllowViewItems has been removed and is no longer applicable. Use CollectionClassDefinition.AllowView.

New: CollectionClassDefinition.DefaultFilterPropertyNames will display in the filter menu in the collection view.

New: CollectionClassDefinition.DefaultSortPropertyNames will display in the sort menu in the collection view.

New: CollectionClassDefinition.GenerateHTMLFilterMenu will generate a filter menu based on one of the columns in a collection. For example, author on blog posts will return a list of authors with blog posts. Clicking on an author will return only their blog posts.

New: CollectionClassDefinition.GenerateHTMLFilterMenus will generate multiple filter menu based on select columns in a collection. For example, on products you may include category, brand, supplier, price range.

New: Any property or parameter (ValueDefinition) can have a selection filter (not just ItemDefinition). For example, Country, State and Region or Year, Month and Published On.

New: You can now SetLockedFilter on a collection which means the user cannot modify it. This is also the case if a filter is specified in the definition of a collection or a property or parameter which specifies a collection or item of a collection.

New: When searching for text in a articles collection the PlainTextContent is also searched.

New: By default when a HTML property is edited the full toolbar will be displayed by administrators otherwise a minimal toolbar will be displayed.

New: You can now set the URL for check out. By default it will go to Request Billing Details.

New: Items that have sub-items such as Menu Items, Groups and Categories are now sorted by default by the parent's sort followed by the position and title. This was done by creating a custom column on each table which returns a string for the sort.

New: Property User.NameIncludingNickname in the format "John (Legend) Mitchell" :).

New: BusinessObject.GetPropertyValue will now return a method's default parameter value. For example, on an DefaultRating = Article.GetPropertyValue("SubmitReview.Rating").

New: The following methods have been added Common.GenerateRandomString(Length, [CharacterSet]) and Common.IsNumericType(Value).

  • Common.GenerateRandomString(Length, [CharacterSet])
  • Common.IsNumericType(Value)
  • Common.GenerateHTMLPageControls(URL, Items, Page, ItemsPerPage, DefaultItemsPerPage)
  • Common.GenerateHTMLSearchControl(URL, [SearchText], [Title], [Placeholder])

New: Course.CreateMenuStructure whichs creates a menu structure of the modules and activities.

New: CourseActivity.Start and CourseActivity.Complete which mark the activity with status of in progress or complete.

Fix: To MyStatus on Courses, Modules and Activities.

Fix: Several issues in the new process path.

Fix: Error in Group.ProcessSubscription.

Fix: Output error in Common.GenerateHTMLVideo.

Fix: Now allow users to delete their stored payment methods.

Fix: Class definitions did not include inherited custom properties and methods.

Fix: Email recipient could not open email in browser.

Fix: Custom collections were not found if wrong case or missing custom prefix (underscore).

Fix: When saving a new business collection item and the collection is already disposed.

Fix: Clicking a menu item will only open in new windwow when the URL protocol is http or https.

28 Jan 2021 12:57 PMUpdate 5.1.3 Alpha

New: Added courses to article view and set up configuration settings.

New: Added NotEnrolled status to property MyStatus on courses, modules and activities.

New: Property Group.Courses.

Update: Moved pages used for method views to templates.

19 Jan 2021 7:20 PMUpdate 5.1.2 Alpha

Fix: Error in new process path when parameters attribute passed in URL.

17 Jan 2021 1:17 PMUpdate 5.1.1 Alpha

New: Base styles.

Fix: After adding a new item via BusinessCollection.AddNew the system now redirects back to the collection view.

12 Jan 2021 8:51 PMUpdate 5.1.0 Alpha

New: Learning management system: Courses, Modules, Activities, Enrolments and Results. Courses inherit trading items so together with the order management systems they can be ordered and paid for creating an enrolment. A course can have many modules which are used to group activities. Activities are currently simply video tutorials but future development will include assessments or other activities to be determined. A student (user) must be enrolled in a course before they can start it. Results are currently only record the status of the activity (in progress or completed). Future developments may include assessment results.

New: Articles (pages, blog posts, testimonials, courses, etc.) can have a video.

Fix: Adding a new item with a file/image did not upload the file/image to the correct folder.

6 Jan 2021 4:50 PMUpdate 5.0.1 Alpha

Fix: When resetting the parent membership expiry also reset the auto renew in child memberships.

Fix: Allow edit on Membership.AutoRenew.

6 Jan 2021 3:51 PMUpdate 5.0.0 Alpha

New: Currently under construction is a new way to process the path (URL). When Application.ProcessPathVersion is set to 2, new shortcuts and template selection for objects and methods are processed via this new method. See Proposed New Shortcuts and Template Selection. Currently only some paths for HTML and JSON output are available with XML and CSV output in future versions.

New: BusinessObject.ToHTML will return HTML form based on the current user access rights to the object and its properties and methods.

New: BusinessObject.MethodToHTML(Method) will return HTML form based on the current user access rights to the object's method and its parameters.

New: BusinessObject.ToJSON will return JSON based on the current user access rights to the object and its properties.

New: Object and method view form design when PageType=ObjectView or PageType=MethodView and Application.ProcessPathVersion set to 2.

New: Application.GenerateMembershipRenewalOrders - When Membership.AutoRenew is set, an order will be generated Membership.Subscription.AutoRenewDue time period before it expires. If the member has stored payment methods then the system will attempt to take payment for the subscription and process the renewal otherwise an invoice is sent to the member.

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