ZK 6.5.1 release notes
Released on December 05, 2012.
ZK 6.5.1 concentrates on fixing bugs and introducing a few new features including a default command for MVVM, page visibility with HTML 5 API and others.
ZK 6.5 series focuses on taking developers to achieve real device transparency in one codebase and component set, exploring the area of combined desktop & tablet UI and touch experiences.
Introducing responsive design and responsive components to always fit your device screen resolution and tablet-specific user interaction methods such as swiping and device orientation detection which are done automatically to save developers time, effort and to increase massive productivity.
Getting Simpler and Richer
- Please see New Features for more details
- To read about the philisophy behind ZK 6.5, please visit this blog
120+ off-the-shelf Ajax components
Tabbox, grid, listbox, tree, menu, combobox, bandbox, datebox, chart,
hbox, vbox, window, slider, paging, audio, image, timer, include, iframe...
Drag-and-drop supported by all components, such that users can drag
components and drop them to any other or particular set of components.
Context menus and customizable tooltips supported by all components,
such that a menu or any popup appears when user click, right-click or
move the mouse over a component.
Customizable sorting of listbox, grid and children of any component
with 100% Java codes (
Auto-completion for combobox.
Load on demand with writing Java codes.
Live data for listbox.
Grids, listboxes and trees with sizable columns.
All components are cloneable and serializable.
Validation and formatting for any input components, such as regular
100% Java API of Google Maps,
and Timeline components.
Event-driven, server-centric model
Ajax requests, application notification, and server push are all managed as events
Event Queue shields developers from the complexity of Ajax and server push, such as multi-thread programming
All events are processed at the server. No hurdle to communicate between clients
All events are synchronized. No racing condition to worry about.
ZK User-interface Markup Language (ZUML).
Rich user interface could be designed in ZUML as simple as authoring
- Powerful yet intuitive control flow by the
Scripting in EL expressions and your favorite scripting languages,
include but not limited to Java,
Ruby and Groovy.
Hot changes and updates without restarting your Web applications.
Annotations that allow a page to access database with zero Java codes.
Browser history management.
Add states to browser's back button history. Then, users can bookmark
and use the back and forward button to navigate different
states of the same ZK desktop.
Simple yet boundless component model.
POJO components supporting interfaces and clustering. Easy to instantiate and manipulate directly with pure Java,
or injected and managed by an AOP framework, such as Spring
Macro components. Develope full-featured new component
by using other ZUML pages.
Inheritable customization. Developing a new component by extending
Seamlessly and easily to encapsulate pure-client components as ZK
components with 100% Java API.
Customizing components with pre-compiled Java classes, or by scripting in
your favorite scripting languages,
include but not limited to Java,
Ruby and Groovy.
The choice is yours.
Simple yet flexible threading model.
Thread-safe component handling.
True server-side Modal dialog.
Suspend and resume event listeners freely.
100% Customizable User-Interface factory.
Loading ZUML pages not only from Web contents but also any repository
such as database.
Customizing the features of sessions, desktops and pages.
- New Features Tracker
- ZK-1248: Sub menu should not overlap its parent in menupopup.
- ZK-1351: Messagebox with no button
- ZK-1397: DefaultTreeNode support empty children mean leaf node
- ZK-1416: Support default Command and GlobalCommand handling
- ZK-1465: Comet server push support HTML5 page-visibility API to reduce the server loading.
- ZK-1474: Add onVisibilityChange event based on HTML5 page-visibility API
- Bugs fixed
- ZK-1117: some wrong behavior in spinner and double spinner
- ZK-1150: nbsp gets added to menuitem label in Firefox
- ZK-1187: Setting an sClass on a selected tab results in tab losing z-tab-seld class
- ZK-1192: SelectorComposer ConcurrentModificationException in GAE
- ZK-1213: Calendar and datebox showing the wrong day number
- ZK-1215: Mouseless selection not working properly in datebox and calendar
- ZK-1217: Groupbox calculate a wrong hight after the groupbox be hide then show
- ZK-1218: Doublebox says "not a number" when significant length extends beyond 15
- ZK-1220: Instant textbox doesn't preserve the focus at position
- ZK-1226: Problem With Parent of the Menupopup in Fullscreen
- ZK-1234: Odd and Even background color not working on grid within a panel within another grid
- ZK-1257: Filedownload.save(media, filename); is not returning as expected
- ZK-1259: zul with hashmap not load key from a fx
- ZK-1284: Grid/Listbox header and content horizontal synchronization in IE browser.
- ZK-1295: setDisabled( false ) + setFocus() does not work on previously disabled buttons
- ZK-1297: Listbox has wrong height when using "rows" and auxhead
- ZK-1308: WireVariable does not wire a superclass field if a field with the same name is declared in a subclass
- ZK-1309: Modal window loses it's modality in certain situation
- ZK-1324: Trendy button doesn't change it's style properly when loosing focus
- ZK-1336: Liferay 6.1 + JBoss 7.1 + ZK 6 : Cannot encode relative URLs
- ZK-1337: Liferay 6.1 + JBoss 7.1 + ZK 6 : RenderHttpServletRequest & RenderHttpServletResponse don't respect STRICT_SERVLET_COMPLIANCE
- ZK-1341: Datebox in zh_TW locale with 'Long + Medium' format failed to assign correct value
- ZK-1345: ZK MessageLoader doesn't load customize MessageLoader
- ZK-1348: First child tree node can't unfold sometimes
- ZK-1349: If Cell style is specified, it overrides any previous component style setting
- ZK-1350: Listbox multiple choice demo example does not work
- ZK-1353: Datebox not work in Hebrew
- ZK-1354: ZK generated page cannot pass W3C validator while checking as XHTML 1.0 Transitional
- ZK-1356: Spinner doesn't update it's value in ipad
- ZK-1357: Popupmenu doesn't show up when listening to onClick
- ZK-1358: When I try to show a window with doOverlapped, doModal or doHighlighted my window don't appears
- ZK-1366: When binding Radio's "selectedItem" with a non-String object, zk throws ClassCastException
- ZK-1368: the right edge of the textboxes split over to a new line when you specify a percentage width and set the mold to rounded
- ZK-1370: org.zkoss.zul.Datebox.setDisplayedTimeZones(List dtzones) NPE if emptied
- ZK-1372: zk.stackUp not work with Firefox
- ZK-1373: Doublebox should not allow the typing of non-numeric characteres achieved by alt-combinations such as @,# and �
- ZK-1374: Unclosed BufferedReader for org.zkoss.util.media.ContentTypes
- ZK-1377: Focus lost when tapping & change title value insides a window
- ZK-1380: Forward uri can't be "zk/*" on Tomcat 7
- ZK-1381: Show busy on panel with borderlayout is not working
- ZK-1383: The value of Map.Entry returned from ListModelMap.getElementAt() don't support Serializable
- ZK-1386: Server failed to load scrollview.css.dsp while using zk6.5 ee and setting theme to sapphire
- ZK-1391: When a window is invisible at first, its top (or left) attribute takes no effect even we turn the window to be visible.
- ZK-1400: Focus issue when Listbox in select mold after invalidate
- ZK-1402: Borderlayout inside a window may not display properly on tablets
- ZK-1403: Combobutton has a missing image icon when displayed on tablets
- ZK-1404: Combining hbox/vbox/splitter may cause problems on tablets
- ZK-1406: BorderLayout IPad2 rotating, North area size.
- ZK-1407: Combobox focus style is lost after item selection
- ZK-1413: ConcurrentModificationException in SelectorComposer when tomcat 6 startup
- ZK-1418: Selectbox: Changing selection after changing a new model
- ZK-1419: Constraint hover text is confusing
- ZK-1420: textbox can't be load on android 2.x
- ZK-1424: Treeitem with a lot of childrens takes too long to open
- ZK-1425: Setting visible false on Listheader doesn't hide corresponding listfooter
- ZK-1427: toolbarbutton with autodisable active upload function not work at second click
- ZK-1428: Wrong order for item removed from ListModelList model
- ZK-1430: Listbox in Bandpopup of a Bandbox is not size correctly - "rows" is ignored.
- ZK-1431: Some components block loading while being included by another page with defer mode
- ZK-1433: InputElement width not set when component is built by macro
- ZK-1434: When use native tag to render row's cells, it doesn't works fine with zkmax.jar
- ZK-1438: Composer doesn't be released when using @Subscribe
- ZK-1441: Accordion Tabbox after rapid clicking on tabs start displaying content at fixed wrong hight.
- ZK-1442: ZK Bind command doesn't work with cluster env
- ZK-1446: get NotSerializableException when using @Subscribe in tomcat cluster env.
- ZK-1448: Scrollable Menubar does not show left/right arrows on mobile devices
- ZK-1452: Unknown stub error
- ZK-1458: Right click on iPad does not work if there are both double click event handler and right click event handler
- ZK-1463: Button is disabled and clickable if windows is from visible=false to true
- ZK-1464: Console has Exception log when change src of include if bind to a textbox
- ZK-1467: Resizable panels inside portallayout loses resizability after move
- ZK-1468: Value doesn't be reload if it binds to @ref and in include
- ZK-1469: argument type mismatch when try to get @ScopeParam with @ref value
- ZK-1470: Horizontal scroll disappear with element frozen
- ZK-1472: Cannot bind to include arg
- ZK-1480: zkmax bandbox issue
- ZK-1483: Scollbar issue with Listbox when items are selected
- ZK-1488: UUID implementation change cause the context popup not work correctly
- ZK-1490: Invoke north.getSize API cause JS error
- ZK-1491: Tag template is not valid by zul.xsd
- ZK-1492: Wrong model selection in onChange of combobox
- ZK-1497: org.zkoss.bind.impl.BinderImpl cause ConcurrentModificationException
- ZK-1498: The "import Classes" directive doesn't work for zscript
- ZK-1499: When Panel contains Caption, it dose not display icon in tablets.
- ZK-1500: Change Panel button settings during maximize event will cause Panel not resize properly.
- ZK-1501: Grid Footer cannot scroll horizontally in tablets.
- ZK-1505: "Processing..." progress bar not appears in 6.5.1
- ZK-1511: &Progressbox not show with long operation
- Package re-arrangement: ZK CKEditor is no longer shipped within the binary package. Download from here