EdC here. Wow. With so much exciting stuff happening here at WaveMaker and in the Developer Community, it can be difficult just to keep track of it all.
First, a number of people have asked about the fate of the Developer Newsletter. Apparently far more people both read it and liked it than I would have ever guessed. In these blog postings, I’ll talk about the technical tips and tricks they said they liked in the newsletter. The newsletter archives are also available if you really miss the old newsletter.
The first thing I want to talk about this week is some of the questions from last week’s Democratizing Development newsletter. In the announcement of the New Edition, Derek stated: “It’s a whole new way of using WaveMaker – and we think you’ll love it.” Some WaveMaker developers wondered if the new edition would require migration or re-working of existing applications. I think that is a legitimate question. Everyone has been through that dance at one time or another, or just too often. The good news is that the new edition is not one of those situations. If you’re currently working with an application using 4.0.2, fear not. The new edition is very cool. It provides new options for both development and deployment. It is not a beta for a 5.x version requiring standing on one hand to migrate existing applications. My guess is that most developers working with 4.0.2 will: