RapidClipse 4.0 bases on the latest Eclipse version 2018-12.
Java 11 support.
Improvement of the caching adjustment in the IDE. In the past the hibernate cache was adjusted by the RapidClipse framework and it was quite hard to add or implement custom caching strategies. This has been changed in the Version 4.0.0.
How to adjust the entity cache?
How to adjust the query cache?
How to adjust the caching of queries done by the framework?
Several JDBC drivers were updatet:
H2: 1.3.176 → 1.4.197
MySQL: 5.1.35 → 5.1.46
MSSQL: 4.1.0 → 6.4.0.jre8
DB2: 4.19.26 → 4.24.92
PostgreSQL: 42.0.0 → 42.2.2
Several new JDBC dialects are available:
The folowing hibernate properties were added to the persistence.xml
<!-- If set to "true", very detailed informations are shown in the console about your queries and the time needs to get the data. This is useful to find fix database performance issues -->
<property name="hibernate.generate_statistics" value="false" />
<!-- Specifies whether to automatically quote any names that are deemed keywords. -->
<property name="hibernate.auto_quote_keyword" value="true" />
If there are any issues with your database connection after updating your project to Version 4.0.0. Remove these properties and try again.
A new DAO interface has been implemented: com.xdev.dal.DataAccessObject<T, ID>. This interface is very useful, if you want to write a custom DAO implentation for many different types of data storage.
Google Charts has been implemented. Here you can find the documentation.
Several code template were added to the code palette
TableExport - For generic XdevTable data export. PDF, CSV, DOCX, ...
Enable QueryCache Full - here
Enable QueryCache Single - here
Entity Cache Strategy - here
We changed the GUI-Builder and Preview server from Jetty to Tomcat
Preview and GUI Builder are more stable and reliable
Preview and live system are equal in many cases