The WebClient i+ November 2009 newsletter is available here. Highlights of this edition include: Boise CA Plex / WebClient event completes New tips published for deploying Tomcat applications on Microsoft IIS, and embedding web pages and creating web components like Adobe Flash calculators. Version 1.4.17 released CA World planned for May 2010, with extensive virtual conference.
WebClient i+ Developers – WebClient Patch Release 1.4.17 is released. To obtain this release, please login to http://webclientiplus.com and select Developer Content and Software Downloads. This release contains bug fixes and enhancements. Consult the release notes for the full list fixes and updates in this release. Important Note: This patch is not compatible with CA Plex
Sometimes it is useful to show an external web page or component embedded in the body of a WebClient panel. An example could be showing another web site, an image, a map, a widget like a calculator, or some other item of interest. Because WebClient panels are generated as standard web pages, this is very
Accessing Sessions from your CA Plex / WebClient application Since WebClient applications are running on web servers, the concept of the session tracking can be important. Session tracking is a mechanism that is used to maintain state about a series of requests from the same user (that is, requests originating from the same browser) across
WebClient developers have an added bonus that comes as a side effect of generating their Plex panels as RIA applications – the built-in ability to call their functions using an XML external call mechanism. This call mechanism can be invoked in a couple different ways: You can call Plex functions as “deep linked” web pages with parameters that can be embedded
Geomapping Technology and the Internet One of the advantages of web application development is that you can easily integrate or mashup your organizational data with the large array of detailed information made freely available on the internet. A good example of this is geographical mapping data. The uses of having geo mapping data within your
Experienced WebClient i+ developers usually find it useful to run their Java applications as client-server prior to publishing to the web server for final testing. The reasons are as follows: “Smoke test” the application quickly for basic business functionality Test basic database access Eliminate customized html and java script as a potential reason for application