Release Overview

Date Release

Changes to be Noted

  • Support for Microsoft Edge will be unified to the latest version of the Chromium version from the EdgeHTML/Chromium version.
  • [Advance Notice] The validation check on the settings in the “Explanation” column of Data Items such as the Guide panel-type will be tightened and the usable HTML tags will be limited (scheduled for October 2020).
  • [Advance Notice] Rhino will be discontinued for the script engine of Script Task (scheduled for July 2021)
  • [Advance Notice] Microsoft IE11 will be excluded from supported browsers (Scheduled for January 2022)
    • IE11 on Windows 8.1 will be excluded from support
    • IE11 on Windows 10 has been already unsupported
  • Check out the plans for changes in future versions [Plans of Future Changes] at the bottom of this page.

VDetails for Version 12.1

Changes of Functions for All Users Workflow

Workflow

  • Improved the list display of [My Tasks] and [Offered]
    • Supports narrowed search, paging, and change of display items
    • Search conditions can be saved and displayed in the side menu
    • You can specify an App and display the Data Items
    • Discontinued the Grouping feature
    • Fixed following Bugs:
      • In the Task search, if you specify “User” and “Task Status: Unprocessed/Processing” to search, unprocessed Team Tasks are not included in the search results
      • If the processing to open the Task Operating screen and the Task deadline processing occur at the same time, the token status may not be normal

Changes of Functions for Workflow Designer

  • In accordance with Basic / Advanced / Professional / Enterprise Editions, available BPMN Icons and functions will differ
    • Advanced Layout: Available in Professional / Enterprise Edition
      • Even if the settings remain in the workflow platform of the Basic / Advanced Edition, the Task Processing screen will be displayed as the standard screen
    • Automated Task: Items that are not available in the contract Edition will be handled to fail
    • Events: Items that aren’t available in the contract Edition will be prevented from executing
    • Gateways: In the Basic edition, a token will not be split, and will proceed to only one of the flows
    • When an item that cannot be used in the contract Edition is placed on the workflow diagram, it will be handled as setting error
    • Add-on management function now displays only the add-on tabs that are available in the contract Edition
  • Fixed following Bugs:
    • On the screen for adding Users in the Operator setting, after adding one by specifying User then clicking on the Add button again will add previously selected User as overlapping

For All Editions (Basic / Advanced / Professional / Enterprise)  

  • Improved validation (content validity check) to improve the operating performance of App editing
  • Changed the interface for granting [App Authorization] (changed the JavaScript library)
  • [Advance Notice] The validation check on the settings in the “Explanation” column of Data Items such as the Guide panel-type will be tightened and the usable HTML tags will be limited (scheduled for October 2020).
    • Available HTML tags (plan)
      • Segment:<div>, <span>, <h1>, <h2>, <h3>, <h4>, <h5>, <h6>
      • Text:<p>, <br>, <em>, <strong>, <blockquote>, <q>, <cite>, <sub>, <sup>, <pre>, <code>
      • Physical Style:<b>, <i>, <small>, <strike>, <u>
      • Hyperlink:<a>
      • List:<dl>, <dt>, <dd>, <ul>, <ol>, <li>
      • Table:<table>, <caption>, <thead>, <tfoot>, <tbody>, <col>, <colgroup>, <tr>, <th>, <td>
      • Image/Object:<img>
      • Script (Only for Professional / Enterprise Edition):<script>
    • Available Attribute (plan)
      • <blockquote>, <q> : cite
      • <a> : href, title
      • <ol> : start, type
      • <table> : summary, width
      • <td> : abbr, axis, colspan, rowspan, width
      • <th> : abbr, axis, colspan, rowspan, scope, width
      • <col>, <colgroup> : span, width
      • <img> : align, alt, height, src, title, width
    • In the attributes that can describe URL (such as href of <a> / src of <img>), the allowed values are only http/https URLs
  • Fixed following Bugs:

Service Task (Data Assignment)

  • Inserting an expression reference using the EL expression input helper at the cursor position in a text field will now move the cursor after the inserted string

For Advanced / Professional / Enterprise Editions  

Timer Start Event

  • Changed the timer setting UI

For Professional / Enterprise Edition  

Throwing Message intermediate Event (HTTP)

  • Added Content-Range to the allow list of the custom HTTP header
  • Fixed following Bugs:
    • Two Titles and Guide panel-type Data Item are displayed in the parameter value choices of the send parameter

Script Task

  • “Rhino” will be deprecated for the script engine
    • Scheduled to be discontinued in July 2021
    • In the v12.1, only added the “Deprecated” label
    • It is scheduled to be changed to be a setting error if it is specified in v12.2. Even if a setting error occurs, it will continue to work in the App version that is already released.
  • Support for handling files attached to File-type Data Items as byte array
    • fileRepository.readFile(QfileView, int, function): Acquires the file as a byte array in units of the specified size (int)
    • httpClient.begin().body(ByteArrayWrapper, String): Specify byte array in the body part of HTTP request
  • Support for parsing XML strings (Nashorn)
    • Capable of retrieving values from XML with XPath expressions
  • Support for retrieving header information of HTTP response
    • response.getHeaderNames() / response.getHeaderValues(String)
  • Support for Base64 encoding/decoding
    • base64.encodeToString(String) / base64.decodeFromString(String)
  • Fixed following Bugs:
    • If Rhino is used as the script engine, an error will occur if multiple script processing overlaps in the first process after starting the workflow platform

Service Task (HTTP Request to Start Event)

  • Changed the execution platform
  • Fixed following Bugs:
    • Service task (HTTP request to Start Event) may cause an error upon execution
    • Even if Title is Read only in the target Message Start Event (HTTP), it is displayed as a setting item in the Service Task of the sending side

Changes of Functions for System Administrator

  • Display the contract type (Edition) and billing type on the license information page
  • Available functions differs according to Basic / Advanced / Professional /Enterprise Editions
    • In Basic Edition, Single sign-on / Google Connectivity is not supported
    • In Basic /Advanced Edition, CORS is not supported
    • The file repository capacity limit now varies according to the contract Edition
  • Changed the interface for granting [System Authorization] and [App Authorization] (changed the JavaScript library)

Changes of Functions for System Engineer

  • The available APIs are varied according to the Basic/Advanced/Professional/Enterprise Editions
    • GET (data retrieving) API: Available in all Editions
    • POST (data Updating) API: Available in Professional / Enterprise Edition
      • However, the following APIs are available in all Editions
        • /API/Admin/ItemCache/delete
        • /API/OR/Workitem/Star/add
        • /API/OR/Workitem/Star/remove

Non-functional Changes and Changes of External tool Functions

  • Unified the support for Microsoft Edge with the latest version of Chromium
    • EdgeHTML version was also supported, but it is excluded in v12.1
  • [Advance Notice] IE11 on Windows 8.1 will be excluded from support (Scheduled for January 2022)
    • IE11 on Windows 10 has been already unsupported


Plans of Future Changes

We are planning to alter the following specifications and system platform in future versions.

Scheduled for October 2020

  • [Advanced Notice] The validation check on the settings in the “Explanation” column of Data Items such as the Guide panel-type will be tightened and the usable HTML tags will be limited
    • Available HTML tags (plan)
      • Segment:<div>, <span>, <h1>, <h2>, <h3>, <h4>, <h5>, <h6>
      • Text:<p>, <br>, <em>, <strong>, <blockquote>, <q>, <cite>, <sub>, <sup>, <pre>, <code>
      • Physical Style:<b>, <i>, <small>, <strike>, <u>
      • Hyperlink:<a>
      • List:<dl>, <dt>, <dd>, <ul>, <ol>, <li>
      • Table:<table>, <caption>, <thead>, <tfoot>, <tbody>, <col>, <colgroup>, <tr>, <th>, <td>
      • Image/Object:<img>
      • Script (Only for Professional / Enterprise Edition):<script>
    • Available Attribute (plan)
      • <blockquote>, <q> : cite
      • <a> : href, title
      • <ol> : start, type
      • <table> : summary, width
      • <td> : abbr, axis, colspan, rowspan, width
      • <th> : abbr, axis, colspan, rowspan, scope, width
      • <col>, <colgroup> : span, width
      • <img> : align, alt, height, src, title, width
    • In the attributes that can describe URL (such as href of <a> / src of <img>), the allowed values are only http/https URLs

Schedule for January 2021

  • For the APIs of “Querying for all Process Instances records” and “Querying for Task records operated by the User”, will be changed to explicitly specify to include Data Items as display items in search results
    • Currently, Data Items specified as search conditions are automatically included in search results
    • After the specification change, only Data Items with the specified element will be included in the search results

Schedule for July 2021

  • Rhino will be discontinued for the script engine of Script Task and Service Task (Add-on)
  • Along with the discontinuation of Rhino, the data retrieving/updating method of the following format will be discontinued
    • Retrieving:data.get(“1”), Updating:retVal.put(“1”, “foobar”)
    • Please change to the new format (Ver. 11.4 or later) such as engine.findDataByNumber(1), engine.setDataByNumber(1, “foobar”) (M230)

Schedule for January 2022

  • Microsoft IE11 will be excluded from supported browsers
    • IE11 on Windows 8.1 will be excluded from support
    • IE11 on Windows 10 has been already unsupported

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