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Webinar: Get More Out of BCD Products and Learn from Experts

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. It was presented live on May 7, 2013. 

Do you ever wish you could clone yourself so you could develop more web apps with BCD products? Whether you’re struggling to find the time or want to develop more sophisticated web apps (e.g. mobile), one approach is to work with BCD Professional Services.

Attend our webinar on Tuesday, May 7 at 1PM EST to learn about the services we offer and the benefits of partnering with us, such as short-term commitments. We’ll also show you real-world examples so you can see the quality of our work or get ideas for your next WebSmart, Presto, Clover or Nexus project.

Our team of web development experts can create entire web apps for you, jumpstart your project or work with your IT staff on any size project. We use our own tools (which we know quite well!) to rapidly complete projects so you’ll see professional results faster. You’ll get a further advantage because you’ll be able to see our coding standards and optionally use our mentoring services to help you move forward.

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Nexus 4.05 download available

Nexus 4.05 is now available for download. This version includes all previous changes, as well as these recent fixes:

  • Resolved an issue introduced in Nexus 4.04 with retrieving Nexus user information from portlets hosting WebSmart or Clover programs using the getnxinf function.
  • Resolved an issue where ECM documents and folders could not be deleted from the ECM manager.

Please contact Technical Support if you have any questions or concerns!

Nexus 4.04 available for download

Nexus 4.04 is available for download (released August 13, 2012). You can upgrade directly to version 4.04 from any release 3.60 or higher. If you are not at version 3.6 it can be downloaded from the Download/Product Archives at www.mybcdsoftware.com.
The following enhancements are included:

  • Introduced a new and improved embedded HTML editor (TinyMCE) for ECM documents and Skin headers.
  • New Portlet icons.
  • Ability to disable editing for custom skins.
  • Manage ECM Default Content option has been removed in consideration of the new HTML editor.

Nexus 4.04 requires a minumum OS/400 release of V5R4.

Please give us a call if you have any questions about Nexus 4.04!

Update 1 for Nexus 4.03 is now available.

We have published the first update for Nexus 4.03.  Update NX403001 includes a number of fixes for the Nexus calendar portlet:

  • Fixed a problem where the main portlet would appear blank.
  • Corrected problem where appointments wouldn’t appear on the days scheduled.
  • Corrected a reported problem where invalid dates (9999-01-01) were defaulted on the Add and Edit appointment screens.
  • Fixed a run-time error when clicking the date selection icon.

You can download update NX403001 from the bottom of the Nexus 4 updates page.

Please let us know if you have any questions!

Nexus 4.03 is now available for download

Nexus 4.03 is now available for download. This version includes all previous changes, as well as these recent fixes and improvements:

  • Resolved issue where no message is given if the incorrect password is entered on the “Work with User” page.
  • Title attribute now exists on the Portlet Options.
  • Nexus now remembers the original location request when handling an expired session.
  • Resolved drag and drop issues in Internet Explorer 9.
  • Resolved issue where after Portlet Details screen was closed, the pencil icon didn’t work.
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Reminder: BCD Minimum Supported OS/400 Release Level Change

This is a followup to our October 19, 2011 Minimum OS/400 Release Level Notification for BCD products.

As of later this month V5R4 will be the minimum OS/400 release level supported by most BCD product releases as well as any software updates we create.

The following versions of our products are the last releases that can be installed on OS/400 V5r3:

  • WebSmart ILE 9.0
  • WebSmart PHP 4.0
  • Clover 3.0
  • Presto 3.8
  • Catapult 7.71
  • Nexus 4.03
  • ProGen Plus 9.6
  • Spool-Explorer/400 4.52
  • File-Flash Plus 4.5
  • DbGen 2.5
  • Docu-Mint 6.6

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Technical Support. Knowledge Base article 5595 includes a list of commands for checking software release levels.

Nexus 4 Update 2 is now available.

We have published update 2 for Nexus 4. This includes the following fixes:

  • Resolved a reported issue where shared content created by a user was deleted along with the object specified for deletion.
  • Resolved an issue with the IBM i password expiry warning (intervals were not correct).
  • Added an alternate login validation API.
  • LDAP authentication can now authenticate users located in sub-trees.

You can download this from the bottom of the Nexus 4 updates page.

Note that Update 1 exists but as it is only applicable to some very specific situations we haven’t listed it publicly.

Please let us know if you have any questions!

Nexus Portal 4.0 New Features

Nexus Portal 4.0 has been available to new users for a couple of months and was recently made available to existing users to upgrade their Nexus sites. Nexus 4.0 does require a new license key which is explained in step 3 of the upgrade instructions. Here is the list of the key new features:

  • LDAP Support: End users can now use the same profile to log in to Nexus as they do to log in to other LDAP supported resources. Site administrators of organizations who use LDAP no longer need to manage separate LDAP and Nexus profiles.
  • Improved Cross Browser Support: The end user interface of Nexus has been supported in Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome for a while. In Nexus 4.0 the site administration interface is also supported.
  • Password Expiry Warning and Updating: Users now have the ability to change their IBM i user profile passwords from the Nexus login screen. Nexus administrators can control the number of days in advance to start displaying the password expiration warning message.
  • Improved Password Encryption: Password security is improved with better encryption handling. You can now also set the encryption seed for generating Nexus passwords.
  • Improved Installation Process: You can now specify a new library name during the installation which makes it easier to have multiple Nexus installations.

To learn more about Nexus 4.0 please visit the Nexus new features page. Nexus 4.0 can be downloaded from the BCD download page or from the myBCDsoftware customer portal.

BCD Minimum Support OS/400 Release Level Notification

As part of our ongoing development strategy and planning efforts here at BCD we are scheduling future internal IBM i system upgrades. This will affect the minimum OS/400 release level supported by BCD products. Our product line currently requires a minimum OS/400 release level of V5R3. As of January 1, 2012 V5R4 will be the minimum OS/400 release level supported by most BCD products and updates released after that date.

As our products continue to evolve and new products are introduced it is generally our intention to keep in step with IBM OS/400 release levels, while also giving our clients enough time to plan for this change. This allows us to develop using current technology and to make this technology available to you in our product family.

IBM discontinued support for V5R3 on April 30, 2009.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Technical Support.