New Features in Panther 5.40
This document describes the new features in Panther 5.40
38162 Support for switch/case statement in JPL.
38182 Faster execution of JPL.
38316 Make the startup arguments argc and argv accessible via the property API.
38326 Allow the mouse scroll wheel to scroll a grid when focus is in a single line text widget that is a
member of the grid.
38310 Support sending email using Windows CDO (Collaboration Data Objects).
38436 sm_getenv user function to get values set in the environment
38285 Support Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 for 32 and 64 bit Windows.
38358 Allow sm_receive_args and sm_return_args to access COM event arguments.
38359 Create functions to copy field data to and from the Windows clipboard.
38391 Support for MSVC 2013.
38284 Support Express versions of Microsoft Visual C++.
38380 In Linux ports, event logging reports elapsed time in milliseconds in increments of 1000.
38343 Ability to call the "put" method of the Hashtable.
38474 Allow access to pane properties by using the pane's name.
38475 Add the PR_WINDOW_NUMBER property for forms.
38477 Support VT_ERROR return values from COM components.
Panther Web Broker
38374 Update Web HTML generation for better compliance with HTML-5.
38387 Add a way to specify the format of the timestamp in the Panther/WEB log files.
38388 In sm_web_get_cgi_info(), skip to end of path of PATH_INFO.
38355 Randomize the sequence number in Webids to reduce the possibility of attackers guessing valid
38473 HTML-5 changes to use the style attribute for screen/widget color and background color do not
Panther Application Server /JEE
38344 Pass Java Objects as parameters.
38346 Ability to use Panther's Java API from Java methods invoked using sm_obj_call().
38399 Allow TPi/Tuxedo to build with MSVC++ 2005 and 2008.
38347 Support for Plain Old Java Objects (POJOs).
Panther Report Writer
37807 Create an XML driver for Report Writer.
37899 Ability to add color to static and dynamic output widgets in reports.
38304 For report objects, display the object type and object name (if any) in the Debugger's Event Stack
38368 Ability to set copies and paper_source for reports as options to the rwrun program; the JPL
runreport verb; and sm_rw_runreport user function.
38471 Create the report_no_color application property.
38383 Support for Oracle 12c.
38389 Add the Oracle OCI UTF8 connection option.
38372 Support password encryption during Sybase DB-Library logon.
38340 Support SQL Server 2008's "time" column data type.
38342 Support the SQL Server 2008 and later "date"; "time" and "datetime2" column data types in the
38337 Provide an option to cause TM to generate ANSI joins allowing the same table to appear more
than once in an outer join.
38280 Support for Oracle ref cursors for OCI.
38482 Support the SQL Server Secure Connection feature in ODBC.