AppBoard v2.5 Release Notes

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1. Introduction

Version 2.5 is a GA version of AppBoard released on July 14, 2014. This page summarizes the New Features, Resolved Issues, and Known Issues in the 2.5 release.

2. What is AppBoard

AppBoard is a data integration and data visualization platform that dramatically redefines the cost/benefit equation for the development and deployment of real-time business systems dashboards. AppBoard allows you to connect, integrate, visualize, and interact with your data in a simple, straight-forward builder environment. The end result is powerful, compelling dashboards that summarize data from multiple sources and can be accessed from any device.

3. Supported Platform Changes

AppBoard 2.5 introduces a number of changes to the supported platforms:

  • Added server support for Java 8
  • Remove server support for Java 6
  • Added server support for Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Added server support for RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • Removed client support for Internet Explorer 7

4. New Features

This section describes the enhancements to AppBoard that are included in version 2.5.

  • Implemented several general code quality improvements through the use of static code analysis tools. (AB-818)

5. Resolved Issues

This section describes the resolved issues that are included in version 2.5.

  • Corrected an issue where the "edgeFlat" login page directory was getting included in system archives. (EN-137)
  • Fixed an issue where installing AppBoard as a service required using the Java JDK and did not work properly with the Java JRE. (EN-138)

6. Known Issues

This section describes the new known issues in AppBoard version 2.5.

  • When running AppBoard using Java 8 the following error messages may be shown and are safe to ignore:
... warning: ignoring option PermSize=64m; support was removed in 8.0
... warning: ignoring option MaxPermSize=256m; support was removed in 8.0

7. Contact Information

For questions or assistance with this release of AppBoard, please see the support page for contact information