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Version 4.0 has been released.

by Jim Coltz on 08/27/12

  • Improved installer scripts. The install scripts now automatically find your machine's live preview folder and User Defined Components locations and install the needed files so you can test and use the new version without having to copy any files.
  • New onsave event for the user defined components automatically copies the support folders into your current web project and adds the aex file to the web project properties. No more copying of files needed.
  • The demo now includes an example of a User Defined Component.
  • New option to show the pop up edit page in a modal window in addition to a DIV.
  • Support in the table mapping for separate date and time columns.
  • Table mapping support for A5 Version 10.5 users.
  • New choices for the pop up when a user clicks on a read only event or when they click on the details link in the pop up bubble. jQuery Dialog, A5 Message Box, or a user defined page. The user defined page can open either in an A5 Message Box or a DIV.
  • New option to add the description to the events in the week/day/work-week main containers.
  • New option to scroll the description container in the week/day/work-week main containers.
  • Added more info to the the pop up titles with full language support.
  • Added support for recurring events. (A5 Version 11+ and SQL back-ends only)
  • Added candrag option to support recurring events.
  • Minified all js and css files for faster loading.
  • New dialog2 component "jqcal_recurring" with code and controls for recurring event creation.
  • User defined component now checks for and installs aex file and support folders to current web project and automtically adds the appropriate aex file to the web project's properties.
  • All javascript code checked with JSLINT and tested with "use strict" option.
  • More robust error trapping in Xbasic functions and javascript functions.
  • Ajax callback error reporting through a jQuery pop up dialog.
  • New jQuery pop up error dialog with more friendly, easier to diagnose error messages.

 

Version 4 of the A5 JQCalendar is coming soon.

by Jim Coltz on 08/25/12

Coming this fall is version 4 of A5 JQCalendar for Alpha Five versions 10.5 and up. This version contains many new features and improvements.

  • Improved installer scripts. The install scripts now automatically find your machine's live preview folder and User Defined Components locations and install the needed files so you can test and use the new version without having to copy any files.
  • New onsave event for the user defined components automatically copies the support folders into your current web project and adds the aex file to the web project properties. No more copying of files needed.
  • The demo now includes an example of a User Defined Component.
  • New option to show the pop up edit page in a modal window in addition to a DIV.
  • Support in the table mapping for separate date and time columns.
  •  Table mapping support for A5 Version 10.5 users.
  • New choices for the pop up when a user clicks on a read only event or when they click on the details link in the pop up bubble. jQuery Dialog, A5 Message Box, or a user defined page. The user defined page can open either in an A5 Message Box or a DIV.
  • Option to add the description to the events in the week/day/work-week main containers.
  • Option to scroll the description container in the week/day/work-week main containers.
  • Added more info to the the pop up titles with full language support.
  • Added support for recurring events. (A5 Version 11+ and SQL back-ends only)
  • Added candrag option for recurring events.
  • Minified all js and css files for faster loading.

Version 3.5 Released

by Jim Coltz on 05/06/12

New in this release:

Calendar Table mapping - Support for mapping of your table column names to the calendar. Columns can be any name or order, as long as the first is the ID and is auto-incrementing. (A5 Version 11 users only as this only supported in the User Defined Component mode). See video link. http://screencast.com/t/FtoN1gnL7J

12 or 24 hour time format -Now supports both 12 and 24 hour time formats. Video Link http://screencast.com/t/0zvEPqxbyJ3X

Language file support - You choose the language to display on all the calendar text. Includes samples for French, Italian, Chinese, US (English with mm/dd/yyyy date format) and CA (English with dd/mm/yyyy date format). Video Link http://screencast.com/t/aV5xJJIA

Now you can define your own page to display info for read only events and for the details view when clicking the hyperlink in the popupwindow. Video Link. http://screencast.com/t/0D7e5UeC

Read only calendars - Any calendar groupids that are listed in the ReadOnlyCalendars property will load as read only events. This allows a user to view others events without the ability to change them.  http://screencast.com/t/zIr8wFIa

Property sheet for all the settings is now included for A5 V11 users that install as a User Defined Component.


A5 JQCalendar Connector for Alpha Five

by Jim Coltz on 04/05/12

The A5 JQCalendar Connector Version 3 for Alpha Five has been released. Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.

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