New Features of ZK 3.0.5

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New Features of ZK 3.0.5

Robbie Cheng, Engineer, Potix Corporation
April 30, 2008

ZK 3.0.5 focuses mainly on fixing bugs, reliability improvement. In addition to over 35 bug fixes, there are 10 new features. In this release, a more reliable mechanism has been established if the server might be out of service. Moreover, the client side library has been enhanced for easier component development.

Reliability Improvement

Before ZK 3.0.5, we used to re-sent the request if the server is out-of-service. However, for friendlier user experience, we will prompt the user whether to retry or not by showing the following dialog.


Client Side Library Enhancement

For easier component development, we provide many more utilities which simplify the job of component developer. For example, comm.sendClick and comm.sendUser are provided to send command back to server. Smart-update supports an array of values. AuResponse supports DeferredValue, and etc.

An Easy Way to Change Focus of Components

Since ZK 3.0.5, we support setFocus() method to get the focus as follows,

<textbox focus="true"/>

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