With this edition of our Developer Newsletter we inform you about the latest features and bug fixes of the BRIDGE 7 software components. As usual, you can find all details in both releases in our release notes that are provided in our Online Documentation.
This release comes with several new features:
The BRIDGE is now also supported on Windows Server 2019.
The Alias Reader enables you to get the details that have been specified on any alias from the component diagram. You can now get the alias details with an action node with stereotype <<AliasReader>>.
The Persistent State Control Adapter gives access to persistent state metadata directly from within a service (self context). With this adapter, you can:
The query functionality in particular is powerful and allows for very complex queries.
See Retrieving Persistent State Metadata with the PersistentStateControl Adapter in our online documentation for more details.
As of this version, the xUML Runtime provides a REST interface to the controller service of each xUML service. Initially, you can access persistent state resources via this API but we plan to add more service related resources.
Bridges as of BRIDGE 7.5.0 provide an OpenAPI 2.0 Specification of the controller service for documentation and testing purposes. Via a link on the xUML service page, you can access a REST service documentation page where you can inspect the service interface and make HTTP calls on the service.
Kibana is an open source analytics and visualization tool designed to work with Elasticsearch. With Kibana you can search, view, and interact with data stored in Elasticsearch indices. You can perform advanced data analysis and visualize your data in a variety of charts, tables, and maps.
We have also created some visualization templates for you to use and adapt to your needs, so you do not need to start from scratch with your reports.
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