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Visual Prolog 9 has a number of new language features.
  
Visual Prolog 9 has a number of new language features.
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== Build 900 ==
  
 
=== Language ===
 
=== Language ===
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* More encryption support through the classes <vp>crypt</vp>, <vp>cryptHash</vp> and <vp>bCrypt_api</vp>.
 
* More encryption support through the classes <vp>crypt</vp>, <vp>cryptHash</vp> and <vp>bCrypt_api</vp>.
* Support for [[JSON Web Tokens (jwt)]].
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* Support for JSON Web Tokens (jwt).
 
* Support for [[Password Hashing]].
 
* Support for [[Password Hashing]].
 
* OLE drag and drop and clipboard support.
 
* OLE drag and drop and clipboard support.
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=== Examples ===
 
=== Examples ===
  
* <vp>jsonWebToken</vp> demonstrates how to create and unpack [[JSON Web Tokens (jwt)]] and a way to  [[Password Hashing|hash passwords]].
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* <vp>jsonWebToken</vp> demonstrates how to create and unpack JSON Web Tokens (jwt) and a way to  [[Password Hashing|hash passwords]].
 
* <vp>tail</vp> a program that display changes to files as they happens (e.g. for live following of log files).
 
* <vp>tail</vp> a program that display changes to files as they happens (e.g. for live following of log files).
 
* <vp>dragDropTargetOle</vp> that illustrates how OLE drag and drop and clipboard handling can be used.
 
* <vp>dragDropTargetOle</vp> that illustrates how OLE drag and drop and clipboard handling can be used.
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== Build 901 ==
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Build 901 fixes bugs as listed below.
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=== Language ===
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* Constant used in <vp>inline</vp> attribute is used
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* Code generation for <vp>~~</vp> breaks stack
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* <vp>retired</vp> entities should not cause inheritance ambiguities
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=== IDE ===
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* The PIE example could not be compiled on Windows 7 computers (and earlier).
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=== PFC ===
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* [https://discuss.visual-prolog.com/viewtopic.php?t=16719 Raising an exception in a class initializer]
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== Build 902 ==
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Build 902 fixes a runtime bug with finalizers (see [https://discuss.visual-prolog.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=15794 Memory corruption in finalizer]).
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== Build 903 ==
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Build 903 fixes issues in the debugger.
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== Build 904 ==
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Build 904 fixes issues a number of issues in reported build 903.
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* The IDE triggers an exception dump.
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* [https://discuss.visual-prolog.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17374 VIP 9.03 Optimal Includes Exception] The involved readonly file will not nee update.
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* Naming of resource identifies have been reverted to the Visual Prolog 8 conventions [https://discuss.visual-prolog.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17383#p48972]
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== Build 905 ==
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Build 905 fixes a number of IDE and debugger issues reported in build 904.
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== Build 906 ==
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Build 906 changes:
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* Code generation bug for 64bit bitwise operators ([https://discuss.visual-prolog.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17006 unsigned64 bit operations]).
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* 8KB buffer problem for editor save to stream ([https://discuss.visual-prolog.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17123 Source file too large?]).
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* <vp>trailingZeroBits64</vp> has been added to <vp>bit</vp>, and bit counts has been changes to <vp>positive</vp> ([https://discuss.visual-prolog.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17493 Wishlist Item])
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== See also ==
  
 
See also [[Visual Prolog 9 Upgrade Notes]].
 
See also [[Visual Prolog 9 Upgrade Notes]].
  
 
[[Category:Release Notes|9 New Features]]
 
[[Category:Release Notes|9 New Features]]

Latest revision as of 09:31, 2 June 2020

Visual Prolog 9 has a number of new language features.

Build 900

Language

PFC

  • More encryption support through the classes crypt, cryptHash and bCrypt_api.
  • Support for JSON Web Tokens (jwt).
  • Support for Password Hashing.
  • OLE drag and drop and clipboard support.
  • Support for Slim Reader/Writer locks (srwLock)
  • New package winHttp_api for client side HTTP/HTTPS operations.

Examples

  • jsonWebToken demonstrates how to create and unpack JSON Web Tokens (jwt) and a way to hash passwords.
  • tail a program that display changes to files as they happens (e.g. for live following of log files).
  • dragDropTargetOle that illustrates how OLE drag and drop and clipboard handling can be used.

Build 901

Build 901 fixes bugs as listed below.

Language

  • Constant used in inline attribute is used
  • Code generation for ~~ breaks stack
  • retired entities should not cause inheritance ambiguities

IDE

  • The PIE example could not be compiled on Windows 7 computers (and earlier).

PFC

Build 902

Build 902 fixes a runtime bug with finalizers (see Memory corruption in finalizer).

Build 903

Build 903 fixes issues in the debugger.

Build 904

Build 904 fixes issues a number of issues in reported build 903.

  • The IDE triggers an exception dump.
  • VIP 9.03 Optimal Includes Exception The involved readonly file will not nee update.
  • Naming of resource identifies have been reverted to the Visual Prolog 8 conventions [1]

Build 905

Build 905 fixes a number of IDE and debugger issues reported in build 904.

Build 906

Build 906 changes:

See also

See also Visual Prolog 9 Upgrade Notes.