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Outsystems has just announced Champions, a new program aimed to recognize the contribution and engagement of members to the community in different areas, to bring them together and work closer with Outsystems teams.

The program has rewarded the expertise and knowledge of the darwinLabs team, by including not one but two of its members in its launch: João Almeida and Nick Tkachenko. We are proud to be part of this at launch and hopeful that we can bring even more value to the community!

Learn more at the Outsystems Champions page.


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Year Calendar has just been published to the Forge. This is an Outsystems implementation of Year Calendar plugin, it provides a full year perspective and allows you to create events of some type which has custom colors. See the demo page for examples.

Get it from the Outsystems Forge


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A new tooltip and popover component for Outsystems Reactive apps has just been released to the Outsystems Forge.

This is implementation of Tippy plugin and doesn’t replace the Tooltip widget, but gives more freedom to customize and implement along the development of the application. It can be used in two ways: normal as a component and via Javascript activation. You can check it being used live on the demo page.

Get it from the Outsystems Forge


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A new version of JWT, the Outsystems component that allows to generate and validate JSON Web Tokens to be used in REST services, has just been released. It includes added encryption key formats used to sign or validate token and better support for Outsystems 11, along with minor features and tweaks.

  • Better support for PKCS#8 keys, some key formats (“BEGIN PRIVATE KEY”) weren’t being supported for signing a token.
  • Full support for JSON Web Keys (JWK), now it’s possible to sign and validate tokens with it. This might be an easier option to using key pairs in PEM format, because…

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The new version of the Twproject Gantt, a JavaScript component built on jQuery for creating Gantt charts, was released with full support for Outsystems 11 Traditional Web Apps:

  • Upgrade to P11
  • Demo module moved to separate module
  • Actions to save Projects and Tasks outside the web block
  • CSS tweaks to use Outsystems UI color variables, this means the chart will fit with the current theme

Get it from the Outsystems Forge


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Configuration Stash is a collection of applications and libraries to handle shared configurations between Outsystems application, allowing them to register and obtain configurations to be shared between different modules. The motivation for this is to have a complement to Outsystems’ Site Properties, so there’s a more structured way to create and retrieve configuration, while keeping more technical application-wide values (like API keys) apart from business oriented configurations.

  • Configurations have organizational units (Configuration Containers)
  • Value encryption is supported
  • Very large configuration values are supported
  • Configuration value changes are tracked and full version history is available

It’s split in two parts, that…


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Have you ever tried this amazing component by Outsystems.AI team? It basically gives you the ability to create your very own Chatbot, isn’t that cool?!

We were basically using it to try it out… More as a demo really, our use case was to make applying to the company a bit easier with the help of a friendly Chatbot that would guide us on that wonderful journey.

So we got into a point that we wanted out applicant to send us his CV and unfortunately there was no such thing on the component, however… we noticed in our Message structure…


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A new version of MediaToolkit, that bundles several media manipulation features, was just updated to support Outsystems 11 and the latest dependencies.

  • Upgrade to Outsystems 11
  • Demo module moved to separate application
  • Upgrade to NAudio 1.85
  • Upgrade to xmpCore 6.1.10
  • Upgrade to ImageProcessor 2.7.0.100

Get it from the Outsystems Forge


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We are back and ready for 2019! You can’t miss it.

OutSystems Permissions — Role-Based Access Control

How to use OutSystems out-of-the-box features and system tables to build granular and scalable permission subsystems. Filipe will share his experience on how to achieve fewer bugs, less testing overhead and less development time on permissions by building better Role-Based Access Control.

Filipe Morais,
Noesis Tech Lead

OutSystems BPT — Advanced Patterns

OutSystems MVP, João Heleno, will discuss how to improve BPT process design with the “Behaviours” pattern. He will talk about BPT Advanced Patterns and some best practices when designing your BPT processes. …


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A new version of PasswordSecurity, the component that allows to validate how robust a password is, was just updated to support Outsystems 11 and the new version of CryptoAPI.

Changelog:

  • Suport for Outsystems 11
  • Updated dependency for CryptoAPI
  • Fixed build errors on extension
  • Moved PasswordUtilsDemo to separate application

Get it from the Outsystems Forge

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