Release Notes and Change Log

SDK 23.1

April 2024

  • Added an undocumented mathmatical function POW(m, n) to Scalar Expressions. Use it to calculate exponents with REAL numbers.
  • Added an explanation of current limitations when exporting with JSON interfaces.
  • Added a warning that cursors cannot be used in combined (e.g. POST-UPD-INS) form triggers.
  • Clarified that EXL2TXT only works on the first sheet in an Excel file.

December 2023

  • New subsection in Form Columns: Adding columns to a reconciliation (split) form.

October 2023

  • New option to upload and download files from an external SFTP using WSCLIENT
  • New option to upload and download files from an external SFTP with the new SFTPCLNT
  • New section on installing the new Priority VSCode extension.
  • Documented options for running FILELIST against the STACK_ERR table, as well as on changes to how it works on the public cloud (AWS).
  • Added a sub-page to release notes listing all entities removed from the system as part of a version upgrade. You can find it here

SDK 23.0

July 2023

  • Documented a new option for DTOA parsing - ‘WW’ for outputting the week in the current year.

June 2023

  • Moved Filters to a separate section and organized them. Added documention of two additional filters - ‘-replacef’ and ‘-replacestrbase64’.

May 2023

  • Moved the Priority Web section to a stand-alone page. Added a short guide on how a programmer can access files they created via code in cases where the server machine is inaccessible.
  • Added a PDF version of the contents of this website. You can find it here.

April 2023

  • New options when using form interfaces to export data to XML files. The documentation of form interfaces has undergone a significant rewrite as part of this.
  • Documents now support using NFILE in the input.
  • Referenced the new DEBUGRESTRICTED system constant in Debug Tools
  • New page on development considerations when developing for Priority Cloud

SDK 22.1

March 2023

  • Added more information on the behavior of the CHANGECOUNT variable.
  • Added info on showing zero values in reports in cases where the entire column has null values.
  • Clarified that the Skip Lines field in the report generator is only relevant for splitting groups into pages when used in a simple report (-1 value only). It can be used for more exact line spacing in Documents.

February 2023

  • Added information on server buffering of log writes to the documentation of the JOURNAL program.

November 2022

  • Reverted form limitation for number of participating tables back to 80.
  • ODBC is now available. Added some more information regarding requirements surrounding the use of the module.

October 2022

  • Removed the sections on Oracle and SQL ODBC. Read about the new and improved ODBC here.
  • Added more information on working with XML/JSON interface files in the web interface.
  • Several new options added to the OAuth2 Defintions form.
  • Added a new Setting Up page with information on initial setup of a new development environment. It also contains information on the new option for working as a developer without being assigned to the tabula user group.
  • Added documentation of the INSTAG function for inserting data into an XML file.
  • Added more examples for WINHTML for outputting a single document.

SDK 22.0

September 2022

  • Documented the following SQL Functions - SQL.CLOUDURL, SQL.REGNAME, SQL.HOSTING, SQL.ORACLE
  • Clarification that the unbase64 filter expects unicode input.
  • Added the size limit of tags read by XMLPARSE.

August 2022

  • User identifcation via Priority Lite is now deprecated and was removed from the SDK.

May 2022

  • Clarified that decimal seperator used in JSON files must be a decimal point.
  • Added a note that the WINHTML option -format is only available when printing a single document with -v.

April 2022

  • Added NEWATTACH - a function that returns a valid name for a new folder.
  • Added support for encoding unicode text files as QR Codes.

SDK 21.1

Feb 2022

  • Added base64 encode and decode filters
  • Added delnl filter
  • Some clarifications on the encoding of the infile used with WSCLIENT

Jan 2022

  • Published the SDK in the Developer Portal!
  • Added site search (powered by Algolia).
  • Major rewrite on outputting documents, focusing on how to use the WINHTML program and its various parameters.
  • Moved some topics from the Advanced Programming Tools into more fitting sections.
  • Minor tweaks and corrections.