Xsemble 3 – Multi-Tech Development

Xsemble 3 – Multi-Tech Development

Architecture, Releases, Software Development
We are happy to announce the availability of Xsemble 3.0. It can be downloaded from the Get Started page. Xsemble 3 is a major release. It aims to shoot beyond the Java EE technology that it has been supporting from the beginning. Most of the changes in this major release revolve around this theme, apart from other improvements and bug fixes. In this blog post, we explain this main feature -- the multi-tech support. Multi-Tech Support Implementation Xsemble was created as a platform-neutral technology. It supported Java EE from the beginning. The depth of functionality provided was increased with every new release. Now with Xsemble 3, Xsemble grows sideways as well. It's been retrofitted to add support to other languages and frameworks. This support is demonstrated with one other technology,…
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Xsemble Release 2.5: Component Parameterization + Ease of Getting Started + More

Xsemble Release 2.5: Component Parameterization + Ease of Getting Started + More

Releases
We are happy to present Xsemble release 2.5. It is an important milestone. The main improvements are in terms of ease of getting started and support for parameterization. We shall cover the changes at a conceptual level below, as well as some important points about migrating from a previous release. Support for Parameterization In this release, we introduce Parameterization. Parameterization is a very powerful concept. Parameters can be likened to the switches or knobs on appliances. Just like the switches and knobs can control the behavior of appliances, the parameters can be used to control the behavior of component instances or layers in a software application. The way different radio boxes can tune to different radio stations, different parameter settings can control the behavior of each node separately -- even…
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Xsemble 2.4 Released

Xsemble 2.4 Released

Releases, Software Development
Today we are happy to announce general availability of Xsemble release 2.4 -- build 2.4.0 to be precise. Xsemble 2.4 is an important milestone. As Xsemble grows in functionality, release 2.4 serves as the bridge between the old and the new. Many important changes have gone into the internal model, and those changes are more interesting and powerful than the feature enhancements. We recommend all projects using the previous version to move to 2.4 soon -- to get on to the new paradigms that are included. Migration is easy, and covered below. Feature Enhancements Here we cover a few major feature enhancements that have gone into 2.4.0. Progress Report, Kanban Chart We gave a boost to the Progress Report functionality. Since Xsemble breaks down the job of developing a larger…
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