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Release Notes

March 10, 2011


About Canoo RIA Suite ULC - Update 2

Please see the Canoo RIA Suite Update 1b release notes for previous release notes.

The sections Fixed Bugs and Implemented Feature Requests give an overview of the most important differences between Canoo RIA Suite ULC Update 1b and Canoo RIA Suite ULC Update 2.

To migrate from Canoo RIA Suite Update 1b to Canoo RIA Suite ULC Update 2, please see the migration notes.


Version Notes

Canoo RIA Suite ULC Update 2 requires the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.5 or later on the server and on the client.

To deploy an Canoo RIA Suite ULC application in a JEE server that supports at least the Servlet 2.4 specification.


Packages, Modules, Parts and Release Structure

UltraLightClient is part of the Canoo RIA Suite. It consist of the ULC Core that includes all components required to successfully develop and deploy UltraLightClient applications. Additionally there are several extension packages that provide extended functionalities. The UltraLightClient modules, parts, packages, and the structure of the current release are described in the following sections.


Package ULC Core

ULC Core contains everything that was in previous version of ULC enhanced with the new features: extended visual Effects, Charts, Animations and export to Google App engine.


The UltraLightClient 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 environement 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.


Package ULC Table Plus 1.0.1 (JIDE Grids v2.10.5)

ULC Table Plus integrates the JIDE grids library that provides a table with various extended features.


Package ULC Web-Integration 1.0.1 (JxBrowser v2.7)

ULC Web-Integration integrates the JxBrowser library. With this package you can integrate any web page directly into your ULC Application.


Package ULC Enterprise Portal-Integration 1.0

With this package you can integrate an ULC Application into your enterprise web applications or your enterprise portal server.


Package ULC Office-Integration 1.0

This package bundles Apache POI and iText to produce PDF and MS Office documents integrated into your ULC Application.


Release Structure

<ULC_HOME> UltraLightClient home directory
Add-ons to the UltraLightClient base framework
   base UltraLightClient base framework
   all For convenience, all UltraLightClient classes
Server integrations including Servlet container integration and integration into local container for stand-alone (single JVM) ULC applications.
UltraLightClient documentation
Client environment integration for applet deployment, JNLP deployment, and standalone deployment.
   ext contains the libraries of installed packages
   license the jar file with the deployment license key
   previous_releasenotes Previous release notes
Sample applications with ready to run Jetty Servlet container
   thirdpartylicenses licenses of included third party libraries
license manager tool
   build.txt Contains the build number
   LicenseAgreement.pdf The license Agreement
   releasenotes.html This document


Fixed Bugs

PR Description Comments
UBA-7815 ULCTable / ULCTableTree should do nothing in JTable.configureEnclosingScrollPane()  
UBA-8056 Application.ready() should not be called asynchronous  
UBA-8095 obfuscated EJB server jar throws an Exception  
UBA-8143 Setting SelectionMode on the RowSelection Model on the main table of an ULCScrollTablePane before uploading gets lost  
UBA-8151 ULC QTP Integration does not work with QTP 10  
UBA-8196 Application with an extension does not run on JBoss  
UBA-8265 ulc-license-manager does not replace ULCWebIntegration License correctly  
UBA-8282 fireTableDataChanged() throws an exception  
UBA-8289 Setting a date data type will make ULCHasChangedEnabler works wrongly  
UBA-8297 ListSelectionEvent.getSource().getClass() of JideTable.getSelectionModel() is an obfuscated inner class of table plus  
UBA-8299 'AbstractStandaloneLauncher' does not contain the client hook which would register the license string for Jide table.  
UBA-8304 ApplicationConfiguration has package private constructor  
UBA-8312 Jemmy sources have disappeared  
UBA-8314 ULCColorChooser throws NullPointerException in case parent component is null  
UBA-8318 ULCMandatoryAndEnabler does not work correctly with Substance L&F for editable ComboBoxes  
UBA-8319 Delete of last table row results in com.ulcjava.base.client.RemoteException  
UBA-8321 Empty strings not rendered in a combo box when specifying a custom IRenderereComponent  
UBA-8322 Sorting in JIDE tables does not invalidate the renderers  
UBA-8326 Making a column visible through the JIDE column chooser does nothing  
UBA-8328 ULCSet sample application throws a NPE when displaying the source code of a selected widget  
UBA-8330 Setting auto filter table header displays kind of null column header after the valid ones with Java 6  
UBA-8337 using cell editor while filter is set provokes weird behaviour  
UBA-8338 ULCChartPanel is not supported in ULC VE  
UBA-8340 Error when samples are not installed  
UBA-8345 ResourceMap does not support cyrillic symbols  
UBA-8353 Calling ULCScrollPane.setRowHeaderView with an ULC table after ULCScrollPane.setViewPortView overwrites the column header view  
UBA-8356 Formatter does not correctly format the number - value sent back to the server is not correct  
UBA-8357 addTitle("Title").append(true) does not work, i.e., the title is not laid on the same row.  


Implemented Feature Requests

PR Description Comments
UBA-7486 Remove EJB deployment option from release  
UBA-7759 SingleFrameApplication should inject resources when content changes  
UBA-7821 FormModel should not invoke calculate() from within constructor  
UBA-7832 Application framework should support forms with enums  
UBA-7872 High risk of memory leaks with forms: get rid of AbstractFormBuilder.dispose()  
UBA-8279 ULC does not support EnumSet  
UBA-8291 ServletContainerAdapterHelper should be open for extension  
UBA-8293 On client side, no distinction between mouse clicks and key events is made.  
UBA-8295 update JxBrowser to version 2.7  
UBA-8305 Open up ULCSession for extension  
UBA-8324 Filter editor not germanized.  
UBA-8325 Give access to filters currently used in FilterableTableModel and allow setting of them from server side  
UBA-8327 Improve the javadoc / documentation of application framework error handling  
UBA-8331 add setAlwaysOnTop to ULCWindow  
UBA-8332 Make ULCAlert customizable on client side by providing a overridable createJOptionPane() method.  
UBA-8348 IRendererComponent implementations like ULCCheckBox, ULCLabel,... does not consider setEnabled  
UBA-8358 if type on ChartBuilder is not set then the exception is thrown inside its coder  


Migration Notes

Known Problems and Limitations

You can find known problems and limitations in our issue database.

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