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Wijmo 2020 v1 has Landed

We are pleased to announce the release of Wijmo 2020 v1. Designed to be small, flexible, and efficient, this release carefully balances new features with control size and complexity. As always, we modularize our components and features, so your app only loads what it needs. We optimize rendering (often with virtualization), so our components are efficient no matter how large your dataset.

We always revisit critical controls to improve their performance. Most of the added new features are in response to customer requests. We have new security updates, many FlexGrid and FlexChart enhancements, in addition to a new editable React Redux DataGrid feature.

Build a Stock Portfolio App with OpenFin and Wijmo's JavaScript Components

Wijmo Stock Portfolio is a financial sample that demonstrates the usage of Wijmo Components in an OpenFin application. This application consists of several windows. OpenFin’s new Platform API allows users to arrange these windows in the desired workspace.

Each window is implemented using different web frameworks (like React, Angular, and Web Components). OpenFin’s new Platform API allows users to arrange and customize windows into the desired workspace.

See the app in action! This video demonstrates how the app works while arranging windows like a dashboard:

Wijmo Stock Portfolio

Strengthening Security

As more applications move to JavaScript, client-side security is becoming critical. Content Security Policy (CSP) is an added layer of protection that helps detect and mitigate certain types of attacks, including Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and data injection attacks.

The latest version of Wijmo is fully CSP-compliant. It does not require you to add “unsafe-inline” or “unsafe-eval” to your CSP, nor does it require “nonces” or hashes. Our components can work seamlessly in your strictly secured JavaScript application without any compromises to your policy.

For more information about CSP, please see the following:

What’s New in React

Editable React Redux DataGrid

FlexGrid is offering the first enterprise solution for editable datagrids in React Redux applications!

FlexGrid updates the underlying data array typically with the changes made by a user via the grid. This approach doesn't work with state management systems, like Redux, which requires data immutability. This problem can be solved by the use of the ImmutabilityProvider extension component.

Being attached to the FlexGrid control, and bound to a data array from the Redux Store, this component changes the grid behavior in the following ways:

  • Allowing users to edit the data via the grid in a usual manner (change item values, add/delete rows, paste, and text). All data transformation operations like sorting, grouping, and filtering are permitted as well.
  • Prevents grid from mutating the underlying data array in response to user edits. Instead, it triggers the dataChanged event, which can be used to dispatch data change actions to the Redux Store.

React Redux Editable DataGrid Demo | Read more about the Editable React Redux DataGrid

Release Details - FlexGrid

Release Details - FlexChart


Other Release Notes:

If you have something interesting that you want to bring to our attention, we would love to hear it! Please feel free to leave a comment below.

Chris Bannon - Global Product Manager

Chris Bannon

Global Product Manager of Wijmo
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