Product changes

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New feature - Customizable widths of back office pages

Back office pages (which are views) are used to load iFrames or to create manuals for example. A page can be added as a form’s subview. Previously you could only adjust the widths of data grids or forms as subviews. Now you can also adjust the width of a page as a subview. Insert the right pixel amount to preview pages to your wishes.

Adjustable panel widths of pages in the back office

How to adjust the panel width of a page? Create a page as a form’s subview. Click on it. Go to builder mode (or press ‘e’ on your keyboard) and click on the gear icon at the top left.  The edit page modal appears. Adjust the width amount, and press save.

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New feature - Request variables

For those of you who had troubles creating endpoints for an API that required specific data from the request, your aches and pains are a thing of the past. This release comes with a little pill called "the request variable" and it packs quite a punch!

The new endpoint request variable feature to read specific request values

Let's say you are building an incoming API endpoint and you need to know which IP address the request was sent from. Or if a certain application sends requests to your endpoint with specific headers and you need to read the "authorization" header for instance. Previously, there was no way of reading these values for endpoints. With the request variable however, you can. Each endpoint now has the option to add a name for the request variable. Simply give it a name and we will generate a custom model for you. This custom model can then be used in expressions or in your template with all the data you need.

Let's say you have named your request variable "request". Then "var:request.client_ip" yields the IP address, or "var:request.headers.user_agent" yields the browser the user used to visit your page. You can even use "var:request.body" in combination with the "xpath()" function to parse an XML request. This should be a nice addition to the tool bag for creating endpoints.

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New feature - App Switcher

Tired of navigating to to navigate to a sandbox or an entirely different app even? Do not fret. For the App Switcher is here!

The new App Switcher

This new feature, which can be found in the bottom left of the screen, allows you to quickly search for and navigate to applications.

To quickly switch between sandboxes of the current application, Mac users can use cmd + ; whereas windows users can use ctrl + ;

Navigating across organizations can be done using cmd + . on a Mac. When using Windows this can be done with ctrl + .

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