Morfik Beta Update

July 29th, 2010

This update includes server-side optimization resuling in significant improvement in performance of applications built with Morfik.

add-new32.png What's New in Morfik

Following are a list of feature enhancements and bug fixes in this beta update:


  1. Server-side optimization. For more details please refer to the following blog by Sergey.
  2. A new validation system has been put in place for add-on package installation to warn the user if the installation hasn't been successful.
  3. Transparent png images can now be used inside Reports.

Bug fixes:

  1. Intermittent issues with packages not being installed correctly (due to some folders not being created) have been fixed.
  2. Using "Last Record" navigator command does not result in runtime exception anymore, if external database is used.
  3. Image linked to a picture field of a pass-through query is now working correctly.
  4. No more runtime error when using Repeater control on a popup form.
  5. Some MySQL types (such as unsigned int) were not recognized by Morfik IDE. This is resolved.
  6. Fixed issues with some browsers not navigating correctly to a URL with space characters.
  7. The User name and Password specified in Morfik Options|Server|Database options are now used when installing a package.
  8. Issues preventing Timer control from being used in widgets have been resolved.
  9. Intermittent navigation issues with browsers Back and Forward, if the user didn't land on the main page, has been addressed.
  10. The AutoSize property in TextLabel control now works correctly when Textlabel contains multiline text.
  11. Controls without any border effects (such as rounded corners or shadows) are now animated correctly.
  12. Problem with uploading image files linked to queries has been addressed.
  13. Background effects are rendered correctly now even if the browser does not have Javascript enabled.

download32.png Download

On the download page, you will have the option of choosing from three different versions of Morfik that differ in the programming language used. Choose the version with the programming language that you are familiar with. The installation steps are identical whether you purchased your copy or are using the trial version.

download16.png  Download Morfik 3.0 Beta

To install Morfik:
1. Open the downloaded Zip file with a tool such as WinZip™ or other compatible program.
2. Double-click the single .EXE file contained in the Zip file.
3. Follow the instructions and prompts in the Setup Wizard to complete the installation.

cd_run-install32.png Installation

This update is a complete installation. You may uninstall previous versions of Morfik 3.0 Beta, however this is not required and the new beta can co-exist next to previous versions.

Resources32.png Other Resources and Links

Resources16.png   "How Do I?" Videos  Learn by watching training videos on how to perform common tasks within Morfik
Resources16.png   Morfik Developers Assist   Support page provides a list of useful links to various technical resources
Resources16.png   Morfik Support Forum   Browse through the questions and answers, search for specific topics

workplace-system32.png System Requirements

Morfik's software and hardware requirements are as follows:
-Windows XP®, Windows Vista® (32- or 64-bit) or Windows 7® (32- or 64-bit)
-Intel® Pentium class, 1.8 Gigahertz processor or better
-1 GB RAM or more
-1 GB hard disk space (Installer + User Files)
-Monitor 1280x1024 screen resolution or better
-32-bit color, 64 MB graphics memory or better
Morfik is only available as a download, and the installation steps are identical whether you purchased your copy or are using the trial version.

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