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PC Side Updates History - Releases 6 to 12

WebSmart 12.6 New Features 2020/07/06

  • Support for PHP Community Edition.
  • PDO Templates using ODBC connection to DB2 database.
  • New theme "Darkness" for the editor.
  • Calendar insert fixed in ILE Mobile template (WS-9210).
  • Many ILE functions now accept UCS-2 fields (WS-9203).
  • New ILE email functions that support sending an email over TLS.
  • New theme "Darkness" for the editor.

WebSmart 12.4 New Features 2020/03/31

  • Addition of a PHP API template for listing, viewing, adding, changing and deleting of records.
  • Updated Exodus error message screen to point to a list of Knowledge Base articles in myFresche.
  • Resolved an issue with adding files to a program when the file/table name contains a dot (WS-8952).

WebSmart 12.2 New Features 2019/06/13

  • Resolved issue with Clover Rebuild option when Limit Results option was checked on the Report Attributes panel. (WS-8926)
  • Resolved issue with the WebSmart installer removing PW_SC03 which prevented installing the Nexus key. (WS-8913)
  • Resolved issue with adding multiple auxiliary file links subsequent to finishing the program creation wizard. (WS-8912)
  • Resolved issue with Node.js where a program would run once successfully.(WS-8851)
  • WebSmart 12 and up requires a new IBM i License Key. See the v12 Upgrader's Guide, Page 3 for details.

WebSmart 12.1 New Features 2019/02/12

  • New Zend Framework 3 templates.
  • Added integration between WebSmart and Midrange Dynamics Change Management System (MDCMS) to register changed definitions in MDCMS.
  • Resolved issue where syntax checker generated invalid type messages when using OBJFLD in place of an alpha field. (WS-8872)
  • Resolved issue with NodeJS templates generating invalid SQL with missing key fields. (WS-8821 WS-8574)
  • Resolved issue where having characters ahead of func main() created scoping issues. (WS-8795)
  • WebSmart WCM now does an initial sort of ascending on the first column when the panel is opened. (WS-8712)
  • Resolved issue in PHP templates where key fields containing pound signs (#) would prevent PHP from functioning correctly. (WS-8691)
  • Resolve issue where you could not create a custom template family based on the Responsive family of templates. (WS-8572)
  • Corrected typo in wizard related to COALESCE. (WS-8799)
  • WebSmart 12 and up requires a new IBM i License Key. See the v12 Upgrader's Guide, Page 3 for details.

WebSmart 12. New Features 2018/10/03

  • WebSmart 12 requires a new IBM i License Key. See the v12 Upgrader's Guide, Page 3 for details.
  • Addresses issue with SENDMAILEX not working in new and older programs after upgrading to 11.4 or 11.6. (WS-8788).
  • You can now use CTRL-SHIFT-F to find text strings within files in the current local directory.

WebSmart 11.6 New Features 2018/06/06

  • Option in the template wizard to add "Required" field validation with the DB2 and PDO PHP programs.
  • Ability to use custom validators to extend the validation in the Add and Change functions.
  • Clearer instructions on the IBM i client side installer at the Key Prompt panel.
  • Updated WebSmart for Node.js guide can be found in the root of the WebSmart folder.

WebSmart 11.5 New Features 201805/01

  • PHP templates contain a new option to set fields as output-only in add/change.
  • Japanese edition: 'Tip of the day' has been translated.
  • You can now open change management definitions as read-only via the context menu.
  • You can now select and open multiple items in the file browser.
  • Write to the job log with new ILE function wrtjoblog.
  • ILE type O file fields no longer displayed as type A. (WS-8373)
  • We removed the ILE JSON function's 64k data parameter size limit.
  • Improved parameter handling in Clover charts where prompts are in use.
  • Resolved issue where a bogus default value on the ECFGSMTP command was disabling sendmailex.
  • Resolved issue with Add Library To SQL option in PHP Templates when Zend Server 9 is in use. (WS-8348)
  • Resolved issue with bogus undeclared field error when using crtqextstruct. (WS-7508)
  • Resolved sendmailex issues relating to Bare Line Feed errors being returned by the mail server. (WS-8418)
  • Resolved issue where the WebSmart sign on was offended by 10 character User Ids. (WS-8396)

WebSmart 11.4 New Features 2017/11/02

  • Improved the code for retrieving parameters and building SQL in the PHP templates.
  • New HTML encoding attribute for Alpha fields - encode="html".
  • New Encode setting in the HTML Field>Right Click>Properties window.
  • New strmfexists function allows you check that a stream file exists.
  • Sendmailex now supports setting custom ASCII and EBCSID CCSIDs
  • ECFGSMTP settings now support domain names.
  • NodeJS dynamically loads the DB2 module based on the installed node version. This allows WebSmart for Node.js to work with v4 and v6 of Node.js.
  • WebSmart PHP's WebSmartObject's new getParameters function retrieves multiple URL parameters at once.
  • Introduced a command for installing Exodus on it's own (BCDINSTALL/XL_EXINST) should the need arise.
  • Resolved issue with Datepicker month and year lists empty in the Responsive templates (FS#29930).
  • Resolved issue with the IDE logon dropping last character of a 10 character userid (FS#33361).
  • Resolved library list issue in Websmart PHP with Zendserver 9 (FS#33011).
  • Resolved issue where referencing a field in a struct created with crtqextstruct generated a undeclared field message (FS#29128).

WebSmart 11.3 Client side Update 28354: 2017/09/19

  • Resolved issue where User IDs 10 characters in length were not handled correctly. (FS#33361)

WebSmart 11.3 New Features 2017/06/06

  • Japanese PHP Edition
  • Addition of an XML stripcdata function to strip CDATA tags.
  • PHP Templates will now generate SQL without the library names. (FS#12328)
  • New character set encoding option in PHP templates to select between UTF-8 and ISO-8859-1.
  • Resolved issue where using non-keyed files broke the order by clause. (FS#24005)
  • Resolved issue where the Right-Click >Insert Calendar lookup inserted outdated references. (FS#29317)
  • Resolved an issue where the IDE ILE Debugger would only function in main. (FS#31215)
  • Resolved issue where PHP programs would not run automatically on Windows Server 2012 (FS#32305)
  • Resolved issue with very large user defined parser files getting corrupted when downloaded to the client side. (FS#32527)
  • Resolved issue with the Right-Click date conversion where quoted strings caused the compile to fail. (FS#31109)
  • Resolved issue where xdebug was having network issues and wouldn't connect. (FS#31730)
  • Resolved issue with WebSmart Node.js not initializing the SQL Statement handler. (FS#31586)
  • HTML entities are now escaped in ILE Page at a Time templates. (FS#15641)
  • New IBM i install process has option to run the entire installation process without signing in to an IBM i session.
  • Exodus51 has been updated to Exodus55. (Update your Start-up CL with STRSBS XL_EX55/EXODUS55)
  • Minimum IBM i OS release for WebSmart for Node.js is V7R1. Minimum IBM i OS for ILE, PHP, and Clover is V6R1

WebSmart 11.2 Client side Update r27895: 2016/06/01

  • Resolved issue with very large user defined parser files getting corrupted when downloaded to the client side. (FS#32527)

WebSmart 11.2 Client side Update r27601: 2017/02/08

  • Resolved issue where the date conversion from the Right-Click>Properties did not correctly handle quoted strings. (FS#31109 )

WebSmart 11.2 Client side Update r27547: 2017/01/17

  • Resolved issue where Horizontal Scroll bar would not scroll to the end of the PML or HTML code. (FS#30944 )

WebSmart 11.2 Client side Update r27488: 2017/01/06

  • Resolved issue where the IDE Debugger only stopped at breakpoints set in main. (FS#31215)

WebSmart 11.2 New Features 2016/11/16

  • Welcome the newest edition to the WebSmart Family - WebSmart for Node.js
  • WebSmart PHP and Node.js also include a Unicode edition that provides full support for most double-byte character set languages.
  • Exodus51 has been updated to Exodus55. (Update your Start-up CL with STRSBS XL_EX55/EXODUS55)
  • Addition of a Cancel button to the Add screen of the Input Capable List template.
  • Resolved issue where version mismatch message was displayed unnecessarily.
  • Added MSSQL support to the xl_set_env function. (FS#27220)
  • Added xdebug.so for php 5.6. (FS#25536)
  • Minimum IBM i OS release for WebSmart for Node.js is V7R1. Minimum IBM i OS for ILE, PHP, and Clover is V6R1

WebSmart 11.1 New Features 2016/08/11

  • WebSmart includes a new edition, WebSmart for Node.js.
  • You can easily run multiple Node.js applications on a single port and WebSmart's custom job handler for Node.js enables load sharing and job monitoring.
  • Node.js templates use the Bootstrap framework for a responsive design out of the box.
  • Contact us for promo pricing for this version of WebSmart for Node.js, which is included in WebSmart 11.1.
  • Please see KB article 15121 for a full list of requirements.
  • WebSmart for Node.js requires a Minimum IBM i OS release is V7R1. The ILE, Clover and PHP modules for WebSmart will still run on V6R1.

WebSmart 11.0 New Features 2016/06/22

  • Bootstrap based responsive templates for the WebSmart ILE and WebSmart PHP PDO template families.
  • Minimum IBM i OS release is V6R1

WebSmart 10.10 Client side Update r23889: 2016/04/11

  • Resolved issue with column sorting in the WebSmart Change Management UI. (FS#28609)
  • Resolved issue with the F9 - HTML formatting when page level CSS (<style > ... </style >) was added to HTML segments. (FS#28649)

WebSmart 10.10 New Features 2016/01/11

  • Support for qualified data structures.
  • FTP mirroring will create missing directories in the mirror path.
  • You can now set *OBJLIB as the default library list for an IBM i connection.

WebSmart 10.9 New Features 2015/10/26

  • Z-Ray Integration in the IDE. WebSmart PHP now includes integration with Zend's Z-Ray to help you write better, faster PHP programs
  • IDE Debugger is now supported in Clover.
  • JSON functions now set PML Error fields.
  • The Rebuild process no longer alters lthe text inside an input filter field. (FS#24634)
  • Resolved issue where typing } on an Italian keyboard zooms in. (FS#24633)
  • Resolved issue where the File Add screen didn't recognize MSSQL primary keys. (FS#24341)
  • Resolved install issues where CPF2817 was unmonitored by BI_CCSID and file BINPFLS was not found. (FS#23901)
  • External name of HASH function was changed so as not to conflict with third party applications. (FS#26227)
  • Resolved issue where users received Unable to read temp file for opening when in WCM. (#FS23894)
  • Better syntax checking when dealing with missing curly braces. (FS#25869)
  • Resolved issue where field names like $N$AME caused errors in WSPHP templates. (FS#25707)
  • Clover can now import Query/400 queries using outer joins, (FS#20715)

WebSmart 10.8 New Features 2015/06/15

  • You can now add inline free-format RPG code to WebSmart ILE definitions.
  • ILE JSON object creation and manipulation functions.
  • Power and arithmetic assignment operators in ILE.
  • SmartCharts now use HTML5/JavaScript exclusively instead of Flash.
  • Updated jQuery version to 1.11.
  • ILE function getsrmfinf retrieves IFS file attributes.

WebSmart 10.7 Client side Update r21442: 2015/05/06

  • Resolved issue where the Clover IDE would freeze when importing Query400 queries.(FS#24802)
  • The Clover Rebuild no longer crashes the IDE when there is a program field in the filter. (FS#24799)
  • Resolves issue where the IDE encountered Unable to read temp file with Error 11 when using the Compile on Arrival option in the WCM. (FS#24123)
  • Addition of a 10.7 User Guide.

WebSmart 10.7 New Features 2015/02/24

  • Added keyboard shortcuts to increase and decrease the font size in the editor (CTRL +/-).
  • New demo library file called MU_DATEF to simplify date-based SQL queries.
  • Improved auto formatting of PHP array declarations.
  • Mass PDW generation now supports fixed format definitions.

WebSmart 10.6 Client side Update r21255: 2015/03/12

  • Resolved a Compile on Arrival issue in the WebSmart Change Management process where the user received a "Unable to read temp file for opening" message. (FS#23894)
  • Resolved issue with 10.6 where some custom uparser functions caused the 10.6 IDE to crash after an upgrade. (FS#23982)

WebSmart 10.6 New Features 2014/11/27

  • PHP Data Objects (PDO) Templates.
  • JavaScript (instead of Flash) is now the default for SmartCharts.
  • WebSmart now supports UTF-8 for the posturl function.
  • New Clover chart link HTML snippet.
  • Clover templates now include a rotateLabels option.
  • You can copy/paste all repository extensions from one field to another.

WebSmart 10.5 Client side Update r20466: 2014/10/06

  • Resolved issue where Global repository extensions were not updated with the correct date. (FS#22378)

WebSmart 10.5 Client side Update r20436: 2014/09/30

  • Corrects an error in the ZF2 Apache instructions in the upgraders guide regarding the AliasMatch directive.

WebSmart 10.5 Client side Update r20370: 2014/09/10

  • Addition of a Rotate Label option in the chart templates.
  • Addition of chart link snippet.
  • Resolves an issue where importing certain query/400s would cause the IDE to freeze. (FS#22156)

WebSmart 10.5 r20321 New Features 2014/09/02

  • PHP Zend Framework 2 templates for creating MVC based applications.
  • New HTML validation engine now validates HTML5.
  • Composite documents allow you to better organize projects by opening and closing associated files together.
  • You can now declare a UCS-2 field in ILE for improved multilingual support.
  • Custom jQuery UI themes are now more compatible with our templates out of the box.
  • The PHP debugger now supports PHP 5.4 and 5.5.

WebSmart 10.2 Client side Update 19872 : 2014/05/26

  • Resolves an issue with adding inheritance type repository extensions that was introduced in 10.2. (FS#20615 )

WebSmart 10.2 Client side Update 19680 : 2014/04/15

  • Resolves issue with debug dialogue windows and other debugs objects remaining open after using the Debug Manual Launch.(FS#20263 )

WebSmart 10.2 New Features 2014/03/28

  • IDE now highlights matching parenthesis and braces.
  • HTML5 SmartCharts for non-flash devices are now all compatible with Clover.
  • Added file-level repository extensions.
  • ILE functions base64encode and base64decode let you work with base64 encoded data. (FS#13957)
  • Added secure/httponly parameter to the ILE gensmurfid function.(FS#15721)
  • PHP debugger settings have been added to the Options menu so it's easier to configure for single or multi-users.
  • Added Global Transitions option to the Reflow Table template. (FS#19312)
  • More descriptive error messages when query/400 imports fail. (FS#18826)
  • Signed Numerics are now allowed in the crtarr function. (FS#17963)
  • Rplstr function now permits trimming of parameters.
  • Added Include Page Header option to the Grid template. (FS#18664)
  • The IDE will now display a message if it's release is older than the server. (FS#15832)
  • Option in IDE to set up use of a proxy server for the PHP debugger.

WebSmart 10.1 Client side Update 19680 : 2014/04/15

  • Resolves issue with debug dialogue windows and other debugs objects remaining open after using the Debug Manual Launch.(FS#20263 )

WebSmart 10.1 Client side Update 19163 : 2014/01/27

  • Contains an updated User Guide with information on previously undocumented functions. Namely datepart, timepart, sqrt, clear, arrsize, getday, getmonth, getyear and chkstr. (FS#19014 )

WebSmart 10.10 Client r19089 2014/01/08

  • New PHP and ILE Mobile Reflow Table DB2 template that displays data in sortable columns.
  • Right-click on function names to shortcut to a user function definition.
  • New ILE function fetchseg lets you retrieve segment data into a variable.
  • PHP functions tabs updated immediately when include/require statements are changed.
  • The Clover SQL fetch statement is now editable. (FS#9254)
  • Find/Replace: "Replace All" now reports the number of occurrences in the message window.
  • Find window can now search up or down. (FS#14599)
  • IDE option to force externally opened documents to open in a new window.
  • Template specific color coding for variables (Tokens and Fragments) when customizing/editing templates.
  • WebSmart Change Management Compile on Arrival setting will now compile newly imported definitions. (FS#18061)

WebSmart 10.0 Client side Update 18791 : 2013/11/29

  • Addresses an issue with the default installation location on Windows 8.1. (FS#18514)

WebSmart 10.0 Client side Update 18641: 2013/11/19

  • Addresses an issue where Clover rebuilds wouldn't retain calculated fields containing a select statement. (FS#14800)

WebSmart 10.0 Client side Update 18512: 2013/11/06

  • Addresses an issue with WebSmart crashing on 32bit systems. Unfortunately we had to remove the color picker from the tool bar for now. (FS#18224)

WebSmart 10 Client r18381 2013/10/16

  • PHP DB2 mobile templates (List, Login and Simple) for rapid mobile web app development.
  • Updated PHP DB2 templates generated as PHP objects for better encapsulation and reuse of components.
  • PHP validation of functions in included files.
  • Multiple active pipes and named pipes in ILE.
  • Find and replace remembers your search history.
  • HTML segments in ILE programs are no longer limited to 32k.
  • WebSmart ILE, WebSmart PHP and Clover now share the same version number.

WebSmart 9.60 Client r18059 2013/09/04

  • Addressed an issue with recognizing the Oracle Date type in WebSmart PHP. (FS#15866)

WebSmart 9.6 Client r17610 2013/07/18

  • ILE Mobile templates (List, Login and Simple) for rapid mobile web app development.
  • Abilit to mass compile programs outside of the WCM.
  • Point-and-click HTML snippets to add mobile UI widgets and HTML5 inputs.
  • New PHP smart snippet to call RPG or COBOL programs using the new open source PHP toolkit for IBM i.
  • Open documents in WebSmart from Windows Explorer context menu.
  • ILE functions htmlencode and jsonencode to protect your programs from malicious user data.
  • Migrate to new getparm to remove parameter limits and improve multilingual support.

WebSmart 9.50 Client r17015 2013/05/15

  • Datepicker inserts are now backward compatible with older templates. (FS#15903)
  • File/New Window/Open now opens a new WebSmart Window. (FS#15960)
  • Resolved issue where renamed fields cause Clover SQL queries to go into MSGW. (FS#15928)
  • Resolved issue where Alt keys were not activating the Manage and Debug menus. (FS#13312)
  • Resolved issue where the Clover rebuild was failing when the definition contained files with same named fields. (FS#14647)

WebSmart 9.50 Client r16855 2013/05/01

  • Resolves issues where using trim on a numeric field caused the IDE to crash during a syntax check. (FS#15915 )
  • Resolved issues with corrupt file names when importing Query/400 queries. (FS#9839 )

WebSmart 9.50 r16550 2013/04/09

  • New PHP object-oriented DB2 Page at a Time Grid template with resizable columns, scrolling and performance improvements with AJAX.
  • New PHP object-oriented Simple Page template.
  • HTML closing tags are automatically inserted when the tag is opened.
  • Support for data structure arrays in PML.
  • SmartCharts now ship without product branding.
  • Generation warnings are now reported to a status window rather than as individual alerts.

WebSmart 9.40 Client r15963 2013/02/21

  • Resolved issue where the IDE failed to support Windows XP.

WebSmart 9.40 Client r15775 2013/02/18

  • Updates the Sonora PHP single record (by RRN) template so it uses the correct include files. (FS#14495)
  • Resolves a Clover issue where imported SQL with multiple joins was getting corrupted in the Wizard. (FS#14757)
  • Resolves a Clover issue where the Rebuild option would use the wrong file for a field when multiple files had same named fields. (FS#14647)

WebSmart 9.4 b15405 New Features 2013/01/17

  • Edit and compile RPG source code directly from your WebSmart IDE. Call Tech Support for an activation Key.
  • Validation window is now dockable and context sensitive meaning each tab owns it's own validation window.
  • Drag and drop segment tabs.
  • Remote SQL connections can be made environment sensitive.
  • Real-time mirroring is now possible with High Availability license keys
  • New function SetSubStr lets you substitute characters into the middle of a string.
  • F11 option to always download the compile listings for ILE programs.
  • Supports Windows 8
  • Resolved an issue where editing a generator file would sometimes put a lock on that member. (FS#13290)

WebSmart 9.3 b14856 New Features 2012/11/20

  • Four new template themes with more modern looks and updated HTML and CSS.
  • A debug watch window to add variables for convenient monitoring of your program.
  • Source code color themes to change the IDE code editor's colors to your liking.
  • PHP definitions under WCM now have support for environments (ie, library lists and database properties).
  • New function 'getseg' makes it easier to construct emails and other documents with variable data.
  • Supports Windows 8.
  • The maximum page size of a Clover program is now configurable in the WAS.
  • Resolved issue where Clover Level Break didn't populate some break fields (FS#13144).
  • Resolved issue with uploading large files (FS#13224).
  • Better error reporting when piping errors occur(FS#12246).
  • Resolved issue with dltcookie in Fixed Format programs (FS#13099).
  • Improved prototyping for some PHP functions (FS#12658).
  • Resolved issue where unmatched quotes in field tag caused the IDE to crash (FS#12034).

WebSmart 9.20 b14034 2012/08/16

  • Resolved issue where the prototypes for user-defined PML functions would be generated incorrectly resulting in compile error RNF3303. (FS#12897)
  • Resolved issue where the IDE would crashed when validating PML programs with very long conditional statements. (FS#12906)

WebSmart 9.2 New Features r13643 2012/07/04

  • New ILE Page at a Time - jQuery Grid template.
  • SmartCharts single-series charts now support non-Flash devices such as iPads.
  • PHP Debugger allows multiple users.
  • Improved PHP validation for OO code and classes.
  • ILE templates now use locally scoped variables.
  • FTP option to save a local copy of the remote file.
  • Definitions can be recreated from the wizard choices.
  • PML field length validation.
  • Find window now finds next occurrence when pressing Enter.
  • Long function names now allowed in ILE.
  • PHP templates generate functions with more meaningful names.
  • Improved function list handling for JavaScript.
  • Resolved issue where the IDE would close abruptlyif there were unmatched quotes for a field or func tag. (FS#12034)
  • Resolved issue where PHP Page at a Time by Key template generated incorrect field names in the where clause. (FS#12235)

WebSmart 9.1 r12769 2012/04/05

  • Single record list in template wizard now defaults to list from main list panel.
  • Files Window now lists column numbers and the list of fields can be sorted back to the original file layout.
  • New PHP function getnxinfphp which can retrieve your Nexus session information.
  • Allows two files with the same name to be opened at the same time if from different FTP sites.
  • Improvements to the PHP validator that address the following:
    1. An object's variables' references.
    2. Pass by reference function signature.
    3. Spaces around an "=" operator
    4. Various operators: ++, +=, -+, *=, ::
    5. Floating point assignments.
    6. One line conditionals with no curly braces
    7. Multi-dimensional arrays
    8. Zero being a valid value for a String
    9. Parenthesized parameters.
    10. Numeric constants in function calls.
    11. Key words new and static.
    12. Floating point assignments.

WebSmart 9.0 r12383 2012/02/28

  • Resolved issue where struct declarations containing carriage returns would generate incorrect RPG. (FS#11305)

WebSmart 9.0 r12232 2012/02/02

  • Resolved issue where struct declarations containing tabs would generate incorrect RPG. (FS#11125)
  • Resolved issue where PHP context sensitive help didn't work with our built . (FS#11103)

WebSmart 9.0 11211-11914 2012/01/11

  • Create PDF Reports.
  • New Date and Time PML Functions.
  • Improved User Interface.
  • Improved File Browser.
  • WebSmart Default Options Redesign.
  • Bundle option allows you to easily send files to support.
  • New install process allows customized WebSmart library name.
  • Option to specify custom WebSmart library name in server connection options.
  • Advanced Find and Replace panel.
  • Workfield descriptions can now be blank.
  • Quick block comment and block uncomment using Ctrl+K.
  • Server side files included with PC install for non-iSeries platforms.
  • Validation for .PHP files.
  • Sendmailex can now send larger emails.

WebSmart 8.9 7635-11802 2011/12/13

  • Resolved issue where a user profile whose job description does not produce a job log will send the IDE into an infinite loop if the compile fails. (FS#10675)

WebSmart 8.9 7635-11409 2011/11/01

  • Resolved issue with the PHP Standalone key validation. (FS#10217)

WebSmart 8.9 7635-11265 2011/10/10

  • Changed the IDE to point user at the appropriate spot in the User Guide if a connection to xdebug fails. (FS#10037)

WebSmart 8.9 7635-11248 2011/10/07

  • Added up to date Clover User Guide .
  • Resolved issue with naming convention for long file names in non-DB2 databases. (FS#9973)

WebSmart 8.9 7635-11212 2011/09/30

  • Added up to date PHP User Guide that includes instructions for setting up the PHP debugger.

WebSmart 8.9 2011/09/28

  • Updated User Guide.
  • New PML functions for hashing.
  • New PML function 'addheader', to write any HTTP header you want.
  • Support for calculated fileds in SQL templates.
  • Support for creating record filter in some PHP templates.
  • Download generator files upon first defiing a system for new installs.
  • Reduced the number of messages that appeared after a failed compile.
  • Improved the default toolbar positioning.
  • User-customizable extensions to allow editing of other languages using color coding.
  • FTP now supports ASCII transmission.
  • TIMExxx function enhancements.
  • Removed the incorrect "Object names cannot be blank" message box.
  • SQL utility now works with varying length fields.
  • Fixed a memory leak issue in XML code.
  • Improvements to the HTML in templates.

WebSmart 8.8 5983-9484 2011/03/30

  • Resolves issue in Clover where the filter or where clause was not added to the SQL query when the SQL validation was turned off. (FS#8169)

WebSmart 8.8 5983-9211 2011/01/26

  • Resolved issue where OBDC definitions always show the '*' in the tab name. (FS#7777)
  • Added an option to suppress Clover's automatic SQL validation. (FS#7769)
  • Changed the default font, only if the font has not changed from the default value. (FS#7808)

WebSmart 8.8 5983-9028 2010/12/28

  • Resolved issue where a CALLB in inline PML caused generation failure. (FS#7619)

WebSmart 8.8 5983-8980 2010/12/20

  • Resolved issue with inline PML SQL causing a compile failure. (FS#7514)

WebSmart 8.8 5983-8920 2010/12/13

  • Resolved issue with Page at a Time (Record Level) template where clicking Cancel on the Add screen added a blank record. (FS#7470)

WebSmart 8.8 5983-8633 2010/11/29

  • Resolved issue with Exodus job going into MSGW status when generating a Fixed Format program. (FS#7254)
  • Resolved compile issues when a program field was used only in the context of a PML include. (FS#7229)
  • Resolved erroneous PML validation error involving a field assignment immediately following the creation of that field using crtfld. (FS#7233)

WebSmart 8.8 5983-8571 2010/11/09

  • When first using a file with the Unique Key List interface, the key selection will default to the keys of that file.
  • Resolved issue with loading DDM files into the repository either manually or when added to a definition.
  • Resolved issues where WebSmart repository files containing lower case file names caused upgrades to fail.
  • PHP page at a time by key for DB2 template will no longer encounter validation errors with the default code.
  • Resolved validation issue when a file with a type S field as a key, was accessed using a key list with a type N work field.

WebSmart 8.8 5983-8192 2010/10/27

  • Resolves issue where getparm would not retrieve values into a struct.
  • Resolves issue in Clover where View Data wouldn't work with user input values.
  • Additional JavaScript Keywords accessible from the context sensitive help (F1) available when viewing a .JS file.

WebSmart 8.8 5983-7914 2010/10/08

  • Templates now use jQuery
  • Local variables, Function Parameters and Return values.
  • Additional Templates that use Keys instead of RRN.
  • The WebSmart Change Management (WCM) now has a Tool Bar.
  • New SmartSnippets for PHP Record Level Access.
  • CTRL-G to go to a line.
  • F1 help when editing JS files.
  • SQL programs: the cursor name is now the program name, instead of MC.
  • Added a "Changed" flag to let you know an open definition has changed (* following .pdw in Title Bar).
  • SQL Utility now word wraps and vertically scrolls.
  • Fields window shows the actual type of numeric fields.
  • Internal file sizes are now larger and reuse deleted records.

WebSmart 8.2 5781-7941 2010/09/20

  • Resolves issue with older fixed format WebSmart definitions not syntax checking correctly for the functions crtdate, crtfhandle, crtimg, crtimgpng, crtimgjpg and crttime.
  • Resolves issue where the getparm incorrectly failed validation when the field involved was of type 3,0 S.
  • Resolves issue where checkboxes for subtotals were not displayed beside numeric fields in the Field Selection screen in Clover

WebSmart 8.2 5187-7109 2010/06/10

  • Resolves issue in Clover where comparing a date type to and alpha field failed validation.

WebSmart 8.2 5187-6807 2010/05/17

  • PHP variable names will now retain case-sensitivity in the Fields window.
  • Resolved date validation issues in the Clover wizard when building filters.
  • Generator files stored on the PC will be updated during installation and during the generation process.
  • Getpostdta works correctly when used in programs that use SMURFs.
  • Resolved issue where signed fields in structs were not generated correctly.

WebSmart 8.2 5187-6406 2010/02/22

  • Resolves issue where expressions failed validation when using signed and packed numeric fields.
  • Fields on HTML segments in Fixed Format definitions will now generate correctly and not display an error message.
  • Resolves issue with importing a definition into a project that already has a definition by the same name.

WebSmart 8.2 5187-6369 2010/02/16

  • Resolves issue where keylist validation failed when the keylist used a type Binary or Zoned decimal field.
  • Resolves issue where using a calculated field when creating a new DB2 ILE SQL program would generate incorrect SQL.
  • Resolves issue where expressions involving Signed and Packed numeric fields were not validated correctly.
  • Resolves issues where structs caused compile failures.
  • Resolves issue with Binary fields incorrectly failing validation.

WebSmart 8.2 5187-6303 2010/02/05

  • Resolves issue with the FTP path where the lack of a trailing slash in the FTP path caused the file to be FTPed to somewhere other than the desired directory.
  • Resolves issues with the HTML transformations in the Visual Editor where the table row tags would be replaced with a rather verbose and inaccurate span tag.
  • Now correctly validates the PML included place in your HTML segments. Previously they would show as Syntax errors when validating the PML even if they were correct.

WebSmart 8.20, Release 5187-6247 2010/01/18

New Features
  • XML functions
  • Locally scoped variables
  • New Simple PHP template
  • Easily launch a GoToMeeting session within the IDE
  • Oracle for PHP templates
  • Updated SmartCharts have a fresh modern look.
  • Change Management definitions can now be opened in 'Read Only' mode.
  • SQL Template code simplifications
  • Polymorphic SQLEXEC function allows dynamically constructed statements
  • Automatically rename file fields containing '#'
  • Allow customization of valid variable name characters
  • Clover programs can now accept entry parameters
  • Simplify ILE SQL templates
  • Improved job logging when errors are suppressed from a web page
  • Mimetype function accepts longer strings
  • CTRL-G to go to a line number
  • Toolbar button to block comment PML
  • Clover: Report attributes now available via the Attributes >> Files menu
  • "Download Files" (server files) now always downloads the server files
  • Setsmurf function works for variable length fields
  • Smurf functions now work on Safari
  • SQLSTATE is now available as a program field
  • IDE Debugger's automatic launch path now has a default value
  • DB2 ILE SQL templates now check for failure of the PREPARE
  • Previews are now available upon creation of a WCM definition
  • Increased number of libraries in the library list object
  • ECRTCGI specifies ENTMOD as *FIRST
  • Fix to View Data button
  • JDBC templates convert numerics to alpha for update
  • Fail properly if a WCM definition can't be opened
  • Zero-length varying fields now work in transaction functions
  • PML validator now correctly validates timestamp fields in getparmset and date functions
  • Empty repository now allows right-click functions
  • Validation list functions now have the correct number of parameters
  • SQL utility now handles the library list object correctly
  • Visual HTML editor no longer hangs on inline PML function calls
  • Formatting code (F9) handles embedded quotes
  • Deleting a renamed field from a file no longer fails compilation
  • Clover: a summary function in a calculated field that is a parameter of a non-summary function is no longer put in the Group By clause
  • Program name field increased to handle qualified library names
  • Using 'create like' during the wizard now works
  • Refreshing the library list object combo box now loads the list correctly
  • MSSQL table names longer than 20 characters are now usable
  • Clover: in-line PML is now retained when re-adding a level break
  • Environment and system comboboxes are now consistent when changing systems
  • Failed SQL INSERTS no longer fail silently
  • PHP validation now works for long function signatures
  • ECRTCGI now uses the library list object properly
  • SQL strings occasionally dropped quotes
  • CRTLIKE function now works properly for Object Field type
  • IDE no longer launches the program when compilation fails
  • Database connection names check for case sensitivity
  • Change Set on an open definition now works
  • Re-enable crtimgjpg and crtimgpng functions
  • In-line PML validation and line positioning now works in Clover
  • Piping functions can now be used in conjunction with setcookie
  • Floating point assignment in PHP now passes validation
  • PHP Program Call SmartSnippet now allows longer than 16 character parameter names and values
  • Fix to Clover Drill Down template html
  • A tilde (~) in the definition no longer results in a generator log
  • JDBC templates: SQL Calculated fields don't get a work field generated
  • Non-CGI programs no longer warn about an absent web path
  • Right-click to show field properties now shows the field type correctly
  • Prompt to save changes prior to exporting a WCM definition
  • Right-click and drag now work fields or program fields now places the width properly
  • Openstrmf function now works with CCSIDs longer than 3 digits when the type is *BIN
  • Find and replace won't infinite loop

WebSmart 7.20, Release 3111-5585 2009/09/14

  • Resolves issue where field names became corrupted in Clover when re-visiting the files screen in the Wizard

WebSmart 7.20, Release 3111-5410 2009/07/23

  • Resolves issue with long field names when using JDBC templates and MySQL.
  • Resolves issue with PHP MySQL templates that inadvertantly include DB2 code in the display record function.

WebSmart 7.20, Release 3111-4989 2009/05/18

  • Resolves SQL issue that resulted in missing single quotes in where clause in generated source.

WebSmart 7.20, Release 3111-4925 2009/04/27

  • Resolves issue where Invalid Argument error was encountered when clicking View Data from the Create Clover Program Wizard

WebSmart 7.20, Release 3111-4841 2009/04/16

  • Resolves misleading "No Server specified" error that may occur if the definition being opened has a REPSYSTEM node different from the current system.

WebSmart 7.20, Release 3111-4761 2009/03/12

  • Resolves IDE license key issue during Daylight Savings Time switch-over. Note: this issue only affected the IDE (compile time environment) and not the WAS ( runtime environment).
  • Installer now registers file associations
  • Updated documentation for PML

WebSmart 7.20, Release 3111-4039 2009/02/04

  • Clover support for importing IBM Query/400 queries
  • Library list objects now support up to 180 libraries.
  • The program name parameter on a program CALL increased to 21 from 20 (allows for qualified program name)
  • Improvements to SmartSnippet Smart Drop Down Box
  • Updated help files
  • Resolves initialization of the default sort order in SQL templates
  • SQL Templates now build a valid ORDER BY clause for non-keyed files
  • Added FTP Path to change management set property
  • Un-install will now completely remove the entire WebSmart/Clover/PHP directory
  • Option to open a WCM PDW as 'read only' if it is in use
  • There is now a warning messages when trying to use a non-keyed file in ILE templates
  • Resolves issue with Save-as where definition appears to be in a different set
  • Automatically accommodates for long SQL strings that exceed the RPG maximum length for a string literal(1024 for V5R4 and lower and 8192 for V6R1+)
  • Resolves issues with Exodus conversation
  • Resolves issue with incorrect in-line PML function validation
  • Resolves issue with missing HTML in Page ata time Maintenance templates when unchecking Allow Record Change
  • Resolves incorrect PML associated with the default delete confirm PML in the PHP SQL for iSeries maintenance template

WebSmart 7.00, Release 2334-3664 2008/09/17

  • Resolves issue where Wizard occasionally crashed upon clicking Finish.

WebSmart 7.00, Release 2334-3506 2008/07/21

  • Support for LDAP
  • WebSmart Environments
  • Option to use Green Screen Debugger
  • V6R1 Support
  • New Date and Time Functions
  • Custom Variable Name Options
  • Improved Support for JDBC

WebSmart 6.70, Release 1739-2526 2008/04/16

  • Correctly builds the fields list from the SQL field selection wizard.
  • Resolves issues where incorrect SQL was generated for V5R4.
  • Resolves issue with the 'RtnToList' button in Page at a Time Maintenance template not returning to the list .
  • No longer inserts crtklist function when using the JDBC templates.

WebSmart 6.70, Release 1739-2394 2008/03/19

  • Resolves issue where restoring an archived definition in WCM caused the IDE to close.
  • Resolves issue where Fixed Format definitions caused the IDE to fail

WebSmart 6.70, Release 1739-2341 2008/03/03

  • Updated documentation
  • Signed fields now show the decimal places correctly
  • SmartSnippet drop down list box for PHP
  • Improved snippet editing window
  • HTML Insertion windows are now available in PHP

WebSmart 6.64, Release 1468-2134 2008/01/25

  • The table layout retrieval for MSSQL will now correctly determine the keys.
  • Resolves issues that prevented larger IF conditions.
  • Visual HTML editor will now leave embedded PML within the bounds of the PML tags.
  • No longer delete the backup file when saving definition.
  • Support for smalldatetime type for MsSQL
  • Resolves crtlike() case sensitivity issues
  • Correctly update the target platform when switching from fixed format to free format
  • Resolves issues with the functions getvle() and getnxtvle() not returning the validation list entry.
  • Added function httpsetauth() which can set the authorization level for POSTURL when authorization is required.

WebSmart 6.64, Release 1908 2007/12/19

  • Resolves issue to re-enable repository extensions
  • You can now use breakpoints in the Main function
  • Resolves issues with validation of field transformations (fromfmt, edit words)

WebSmart 6.64, Release 1811 2007/11/15

  • Numeric fields in Excel template now have edit codes to accommodate negative numbers.
  • Resolves issue where database file field names starting with "IF" were incorrectly indenting.
  • Replaced return calls with exit calls in new Clover programs only.
  • Added prompt on report page option for drill down reports.
  • Increased size for subtotals fields in drill down reports.

WebSmart 6.64, Release 1750 2007/11/07

  • Resolves SQL template issues in V5R4.

WebSmart 6.64, Release 1732 2007/11/06

  • Missing program fields added
  • Resolves sporadic ending of IDE when switching between multiple open documents in WCM.
  • Resolves sporadic ending of IDE when generating for debug.
  • Imported definitions are now properly associated as being WCM definitions.

WebSmart 6.63, Release 1702 2007/11/01

  • MySQL, MsSQL and Oracle access for ILE
  • Intelliprompting
  • Field Renaming
  • Templates for creating HTML, JavaScript and CSS files
  • New JDBC Connection Templates
  • Improvements to existing templates

WebSmart 6.52, Release 1591 2007/10/03

  • Added missing objects necessary to follow the WebSmart Tutorial

WebSmart 6.52, Release 1583 2007/10/01

  • Resolves issue with left side Tabs being displayed incorrectly.

Release 6.51, Release 1576 - 2007/09/11

  • WebSmart PHP module now available
  • New WebSmart Visual Editor
  • FTP Site Access
  • Open Multiple Definitions and Files in the IDE

Release 6.05, Build 9049 - 2007/05/11

  • SQL templates now use program field PGMF_SQLCOD to allow easier viewing of SQLCOD values in debug
  • Search and Replace window is now automatically populated with highlighted text
  • Search and Replace now warns you if you try to replace text when the replace field is empty
  • PML Validation now catches fields which are being treated as array elements
  • File maintenance templates will now enable/disable key fields appropriately

Release 6.05, Build 9037 - 2007/01/15

  • Resolves outer join issues in Clover when NULL values are returned in the result set.
  • Resolves issue with file extension when saving WebSmart and Clover definitions when the extension was not specified.
  • Tree state view when selecting templates for a new program is now saved correctly

Release 6.05, Build 9036 - 2006/11/30

  • More robust and consistent Clover templates
  • Redesigned Clover SQL statement construction is more robust.

Release 6.04, Build 9024 - 2006/10/23

  • Encryption module PW_RTCP002 is now included
  • UNLOCK command picks up the correct LPAR

Release 6.02, Build 9019 - 2006/10/03

  • Template improvements
  • Minor fixes

Release 6.01, Build 9018 - 2006/09/27

  • A powerful new visual, interactive debugger, fully integrated into the IDE
  • Major UI Enhancements and Editing Capabilities in the IDE
  • Modernized XP-look to the IDE
  • A new Template Assistant
  • New and enhanced template capabilities
  • Piping support, to write data to web services, the IFS and email
  • Improved integration with Nexus
  • Major Internationalization Enhancements
  • Major Productivity Enhancements to the IDE
  • Improved Compatibility With Similar Web Languages and Development
  • Enhancements to WebSmart's Server-side Coding Language (PML)
  • SmartCharts sophisticated charting software
  • New security keys implemented.

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