News in NetPhantom 6.9

In accordance with the long term commitment of Nexum International in providing a product attuned to today's computing environment, the new NetPhantom version 6.9 focuses on server-side functions and client enhancements that support the developing innovations in Java.

The advanced development environment in NetPhantom 6.9 can now be used with production environments using previous NetPhantom 5.x versions for customers having an extended support agreement. It facilitates the migration to the version 6.9 considerably.

Below are news implemented in NetPhantom 6.90 since version 6.70 Build 6700.

Also see news in the previous versions.
 

News in Version 6.90 Build 6933

  • Eclipse Photon 4.9.0
    NetPhantom Quick Start is now bundled with Eclipse 4.9.0 (2018-09) for Java Developers (32-bit).
     
  • Java 8 Update 202
    NetPhantom Quick Start is bundled with Java SE Development Kit 8 Update 202 (JDK 8u202).
     
  • Updated NetPhantom System Certificates
    The NetPhantom certificate has been updated (SHA-256 from Symantec/DigiCert) and is valid until February 2022. The Quick-Start SSL self signed certificate has also been updated.
     

News in Version 6.90 Build 6916

  • Java 8 Update 192
    NetPhantom Quick Start is bundled with Java SE Development Kit 8 Update 192 (JDK 8u192).
     
  • NetPhantom Client, Server, Cluster Controller and License Manager support for Java 9, 10 and 11
    The NetPhantom Client, Server, Cluster Controller and License Manager now supports running 64-bit versions of Java 9.0.4, 10 or 11. The NetPhantom Client will handle screen DPI scaling on System Level, not on a Monitor/Display Level.
     

News in Version 6.90 Build 6907

These are news since version 6.90 Build 6905:

  • Java unlimited cryptography automatically set
    The unlimited Java cryptography for Java version 1.8 update 151 and better (including Java 9 and better) is now automatically turned on by the NetPhantom Server, NetPhantom Editor and the NetPhantom Client (when running directly as a Java program or from NetPhantom Starter). NetPhantom Client running with Java Web Start must configure this on the client side by changing the Java cryptography policy settings, see Oracle's Java documentation on this issue for more information.
     

News in Version 6.90 Build 6905

These are news since version 6.90 Build 6904:

  • NetPhantom Editor high resolution screen support
    Support for HiRes DPI screens is now available in the Editor. By default the edited panels are using scaling of 100%, but this can easily be changed in the Editor to the request scaling level. The NetPhantom Editor will handle screen DPI scaling on System Level, not on a Monitor/Display Level.
     

News in Version 6.90 Build 6904

These are news since version 6.90 Build 6900:

  • Eclipse Photon 4.8.0
    NetPhantom Quick Start is now bundled with Eclipse Photon 4.8.0 for Java Developers (32-bit).
     
  • Java 8 Update 181
    NetPhantom Quick Start is bundled with Java SE Development Kit 8 Update 181 (JDK 8u181).
     
  • NetPhantom Client partial support for Java 9 and Java 10
    The NetPhantom Client now partially supports running 64-bit versions of Java 9.0.4 or 10 or better. There are two known problems with the rendering of comboboxes and spin buttons under Java 9 and 10. We are currently working on a workaround for this problem, or to get Oracle to fix this Swing problem. As long as this is not fixed, the NetPhantom Client will log a message in the console about the drawing problem. The NetPhantom Client will handle screen DPI scaling on System Level, not on a Monitor/Display Level.
     

News in Version 6.90 Build 6900

These are news since version 6.70 Build 6700:

  • Eclipse Oxygen 4.7.3a
    NetPhantom Quick Start is now bundled with Eclipse Oxygen 4.7.3a for Java Developers (32-bit).
     
  • Java 8 Update 172
    NetPhantom Quick Start is bundled with Java SE Development Kit 8 Update 172 (JDK 8u172).
     
  • Dropped support for Java 6
    All NetPhantom programs as the Client, Server, Cluster Controller and License Manager, etc., no longer supports Java 6.
     
  • Support for Java 9 and Java 10
    The NetPhantom Server, Cluster Controller and License Manager now supports running 64-bit versions of Java 9.0.4 or 10 or better. The NetPhantom Client does not support Java 9 or 10.
     
  • Web Server support for Analytics HTML code injection
    Support for injection of global HTML code in all HTML resources just after the <head> section e.g. to add Google Analytics injection of its JavaScript code. Of course, other engines can be used too by the same means.
     
  • Web Server support for secure HTTPS redirection
    If a server supports secure HTTPS, and a request that comes from unsecure HTTP can optionally and globally be redirected to the secure HTTPS protocol.
     
  • Windows Help
    Help for Developer's Reference and REXX Language have been updated to be supported under Windows 10.
     
  • Updated NetPhantom System Certificates
    The NetPhantom certificate has been updated (SHA-256 from Symantec) and is valid until February 2019. The Quick-Start SSL self-signed certificate has also been updated.
     

Previous versions

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