Visual Prolog 9 New Features

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Revision as of 13:40, 26 April 2019 by Thomas Linder Puls (talk | contribs) (Build 902)

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 bug with finalizers (see Memory corruption in finalizer).

See also Visual Prolog 9 Upgrade Notes.