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Release Notes

February 28, 2007


About ULC 6.1.3

Release 6.1.3 is a maintenance release for ULC release 6.1. It includes the following changes:


Version Notes

ULC 6.1.3 requires the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.3.1 or later on the server, and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.4.2 or later on the client.

The ULC client has been tested on Windows 2000/XP with the following deployment options:

The ULC server has been tested on Windows 2000/XP, Red Hat Linux 9.0, and Sun Solaris 8 with the following deployment options:

This build is based on ULC 6.1.2 Please see the ULC 6.1.2 release notes for additional information.


Modules, Parts and Release Structure

The ULC release includes all components required to successfully develop and deploy ULC applications. The ULC modules, parts, packages, and the structure of the current release are described in the following sections.



The ULC release is split into modules. Each module belongs to exactly one of five categories:

The category and module names are reflected in the directory structure of the release, e.g. environment/applet for the applet module that belongs to the environment category.

A module directory contains subdirectories with the following contents:



Each of these modules can contain up to four parts:

The part names are reflected in the filename of the jar files in the lib and src directory of the corresponding module, e.g. ulc-applet-client.jar and ulc-applet-client-src.jar for the classes and source stubs of the applet module that have to be deployed on the client side.


Release Structure

ulc-6.1.3 ULC 6.1.3 home directory
   base ULC base framework
J2EE server integration including EJB container integration and Servlet container integration.
ULC documentation
Client environment integration for applet deployment, JNLP deployment, and standalone deployment.
   license the jar file with the deployment license key
   previous_releasenotes Previous release notes
Sample applications with ready to run Tomcat Servlet container
   build.txt Contains the build number
   LicenseAgreement.pdf The license Agreement
   releasenotes.html This document


Fixed Bugs

PR Description Comments
UBA-6901 ULCTableTree: Cannot select cell by clicking on the left side of a tree node  
UBA-6923 List.ensureIndexIsVisible doesn't show the entire selected entry in a list  
UBA-6937 Javadoc for deprecated method Anything.get(String, String) is annotated with the remark "Use getDouble(String) instead"  
UBA-6952 Disabled text field state is wrong for TextComponent and Windows L&F with JDK 1.5  
UBA-6971 ULCFrame.setExtendedState() does not always work  
UBA-6981 Dynamic sized ULCList / ULCTree initially have a wrong size  
UBA-6992 ULCSplitPane.setDividerLocation() does not work when the split pane is not uploaded  
UBA-6993 Pressing TAB or CURSOR DOWN after editing a cell of a table eats the selection event  
UBA-7023 ULCSplitPane.add() does not remove existing children  
UBA-7048 NPE when the default icons for leaf, open and closed nodes are missing or removed from UIDefaults in the L&F  
UBA-7068 In ULCTable with popup menu set, selection event is not sent from the client to the server first time  
UBA-7070 Client-side table and table tree headers must request cache refills for missing header renderers when repainted  
UBA-7071 ULC installer under linux does not run with JRE 1.5  
UBA-7078 ULCProxy#setCompositeStateUI(String, Object[]) has wrong javadoc  
UBA-7080 Wrong JavaDoc for ULCWindow#setLocationRelativeTo(ULCComponent)  
UBA-7082 No data (nodes) are fetched on structureChanged() on ULCTableTreeModel if setRootVisible(false)  
UBA-7087 Fix docu on page 15 extension guide  
UBA-7091 Exception when programatically removing table column  
UBA-7092 Custom table cell editors ignore the first mouse click  
UBA-7096 TreeSelectionListener in ULCTableTree does not get notified when selection changes due to component popup menu activation  
UBA-7098 startServer.sh is a ksh script not a sh script!  
UBA-7129 Cell based tooltips do not work in ULCTableTree's tree column  
UBA-7130 Calls to ULCDialog.setVisible() may be dispatched too late on the client  
UBA-7131 Datatypes on text components should not trigger a beep for initial data from server  
UBA-7132 Cannot close the ULC client-side error window by clicking close(X) icon  
UBA-7135 Removing the selected card from a ULCCardPane should update the selection state and fire the corresponding event  
UBA-7141 DividerLocation is not set to UNKNOWN value when using ULCSplitPane.add() API  
UBA-7143 In ULCSplitPane, after setting the DividerLocation to UNKNOWN, the client should be notified to update the DividerLocation on the server  
UBA-7148 In UIComboBox, the ListCellRenderer should not overwrite the index in getListCellRendererComponent while invoking getCellRendererComponent  
UBA-7164 ClientContext.setFileTransferMode(UlcEventConstants.ASYNCHRONOUS_MODE) results in exception  


Implemented Feature Requests

PR Description Comments
UBA-1054 Installer: Installing licenses in sample applications takes too long  
UBA-7065 Public IDirtyDataOwner.flushDirtyData implementations should be extendable  
UBA-7069 Documentation Issues  
UBA-7076 Provide UITableHeader.getTable() API  
UBA-7086 Clarify documentation on ULCProxy#setCompositeStateUI(String, Object[])  
UBA-7088 ULCComponents uploads default borders  
UBA-7101 ULC should not send server-side GC notification from GC thread  
UBA-7114 ULCTableTree / JTableTree is not prepared for variable row heights  
UBA-7116 Make the ColumnOrderHandler on UITable and UITableTree extendable  
UBA-7118 Make the lazy loading strategy of UITable and UITree customizable  
UBA-7136 Improve dodumentation on ULC's HttpSessionListener  
UBA-7140 Improve tab layout in ULCSet sample application  
UBA-7144 DevelopmentRunner.setSessionStateListener() should check for null argument  
UBA-7159 Improve error message and documentation if ULC is unable to replicate a data structure while marshalling proxies  


Migration Notes


Known Problems and Limitations

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