Web Atoms 1.6.239

Adds support for the following new platforms: UWP, macOS, Tizen and GTK.
September 15, 2021 - 9:49
New Version

Features

  • New Platforms - Added support for the following new platforms:
    • UWP - Universal Windows Platform
    • Apple macOS
    • Tizen - * Community Support
    • GTK - * Community Support
      • Xamarin does not support these platforms officially, however Web Atoms will support them as much as they can provided the bug/update is part of Web Atoms framework.
  • Added a new JavaScript Engine - A new JavaScript Engine: YantraJS has been written specifically for Web Atoms, this engine is written in C#, so it can run anywhere where C# is supported, except Apple iOS as it does not allow loading of dynamic types.
  • Added new Controls:
    • AtomButtonBar - A native button bar.
    • AtomCalendar - Calendar control to host date items.
    • AtomDateField - A selectable date field built on top of AtomCalendar.
    • AtomChoiceView - A simple dropdown with the ability to search and choose.
    • AtomChips - Multiple list items, editable and searchable.
  • Added new Console Debugging Hints:
    • bridge.root, while in debugger console, you can type bridge.root to inspect UI hierarchy.
    • You can also use bridge.root in Safari developer tools (Requires Mac).
  • Added a new code Generator - Released source code for TypeScript definition generator from dll, which you can use to generate source code of your custom UI Elements.
  • UWP Sample - Added UWP samples in xf-samples repository.
  • AtomPopup - Added new AtomPopup class which lets you create easy popups attached to any element. (Requires Grid in root of Page). You have to set PopupTemplate and DisplayPopup attached properties. Popup will be created and displayed as long as DisplayPopup is set to true.
  • IJSContext.CreateBoundFunction - Introducing the IJSContext.CreateBoundFunction method, in which a delegate receives this parameter. In iOS, this function requires two steps, so you should use IJSContext.CreateBoundFunction for faster execution. On other platforms it does not matter which one do you use.
  • Added new Method Overloads - Method overloads for InvokeFunction, CreateNewInstance and InvokeMethod in IJSValue have been added to reduce array allocation.
  • Added new Type JSDelegate - Added new Type JSDelegate which creates a typed delegate for JavaScript function. So you can easily assign JavaScript function as delegates.
  • Added new TextToModel Delegate in AtomChips - Added new TextToModel property of type Func<string, object> which will be used by the control to convert entered text into any object model. If it is null, entered text will be added to SelectedItems array.
  • Added new AtomExpander Control - Added new AtomExpander control, which has the following properties.
    • IsExpanded - This is controlled by the drop down arrow, however, you can also bind it and update it from the code. If it is true, the details will be visible.
    • Icon - ImageSource of an Image that will be be displayed on the left corner.
    • Detail - You can set any View as child of Detail property, it will be hidden and it will be visible only when IsExpanded is set true.
    • DetailTemplate - Instead setting detail, you can set this property as XF.DataTemplate and a new detail will only be created if control is in expanded state. As soon as control is collapsed, detail View will be destroyed.
  • Added new AtomChoiceView Control - Added new AtomChoiceView control, which is same as AtomXFComboBox but it is written in C#. It has following properties:
    • ItemsSource - List of items to be displayed in popup, choices will be displayed even if it is empty.
    • SearchEnabled - A text editor will be displayed as soon as the control is tapped, you can use Search property to filter your items source.
    • DropDownHeight - Height of the popup, default is 200.
    • Prompt - A selection message displayed if SelectedItem is null.
    • EmptyItemTemplate - Prompt that will be displayed if SelectedItem is null, Prompt will be ignored and this template will be displayed as Prompt.
    • ItemTemplate - Item template for the choices and selected item.
    • SelectionStartCommand - Executed when the choice popup was opened.
    • SelectionEndCommand - Executed when the choice popup was canceled or closed.
    • Search - The text that is entered in search box if SearchEnabled was set to true, you can use this to filter your items source.
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