Basic4android v1.80 is released!

Discussion in 'Android Questions' started by Erel, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    I'm very happy to release Basic4android v1.8. This version includes many new features that will make development easier and more productive.
    I want to thank the beta testers for their help.

    Users who are eligible for free upgrades should receive an email with installation instructions. Other existing customers should receive an email with an upgrade offer.
    It can take up to 24 hours for the mails to be sent.

    The new features:

    Code editor

    - Automatic case correction of variables and subs (based on their declaration)
    - Highlighting of undeclared variables
    - Highlighting of global variables
    - "Find all references" tool - F7
    - "Find sub" tool - Ctrl + E
    The above two tool make it much easier to develop and maintain large projects
    - Backward / forward navigation buttons
    - Improved Find/Replace
    - Improved support for multiple monitors
    - Support for custom color schemes: IDE Color Schemes
    - Drag and drop text




    Code obfuscation

    Variables renaming and strings obfuscation make your code much more difficult to be reverse-engineered.
    See this tutorial for more information: Code Obfuscation

    Manifest editor

    Allows you to add or modify elements in the manifest file without needing to further maintain the file.
    See this tutorial for more information: Manifest Editor

    Other features

    - File - Export as zip maintains the read-only attribute
    - Libraries can now reference other jar files with the @DependsOn annotation ("dummy" xml files are no longer needed)
    - DateTime.GetTimezoneOffset returns a Double instead of Int
    - #Regions are collapsed when a file is opened
    - New compilation mode combo box - Debug, Release or Release (obfuscated)
    - Outlining - ToggleAll (Ctrl + Shift + O)
    - Notification.SetInfo2 - allows you to distinguish between multiple notifications
    - Bug fixes and other small improvements
  2. Merlot2309

    Merlot2309 Active Member Licensed User

    Hi Erel,

    Good news :sign0060:

  3. rleiman

    rleiman Well-Known Member Licensed User

    Great news! :)

    Looking forward to the email.
  4. hackhack

    hackhack Active Member Licensed User

  5. joseluis

    joseluis Active Member Licensed User

    This is a great update. :)
  6. luiswagnersantos

    luiswagnersantos Member Licensed User

    H Erel.

    Great Job!
  7. magarcan

    magarcan Active Member Licensed User

    I can only say :icon_clap::icon_clap:

  8. DOM85

    DOM85 Active Member Licensed User

    Fantastic Upgrade 1.8 !

    Thank you Erel for this great uprade ! What a good work!
    I only made an external small graphic utility to modify IDE colors in B4a.xml and now my big programs are easyer to maintain.
    You deserve the Nobel Prize !!!
  9. robotop

    robotop Member Licensed User

    Thank you, Erel. Your work gaves me a new professional chance :)
  10. eps

    eps Well-Known Member Licensed User


  11. wl

    wl Well-Known Member Licensed User

    Great, thanks !!
  12. peppe4all

    peppe4all New Member Licensed User

  13. rbsoft

    rbsoft Active Member Licensed User

    Real great update!

  14. copiloto

    copiloto Member Licensed User


    Basic4a is getting bigger!
  15. peacemaker

    peacemaker Well-Known Member Licensed User

    Thanks, Erel !

    Is source files format the same as before ?
  16. eps

    eps Well-Known Member Licensed User

    Email received!!

  17. swissmade

    swissmade Active Member Licensed User

    I love it,

    Thanks Erel

  18. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    There is new field in the headers at the beginning (for the manifest editor), however there is no problem opening the file with an older version.
  19. nachoap10

    nachoap10 Member Licensed User

    :sign0060::sign0060::sign0060::sign0060: Thank you very much :sign0060::sign0060::sign0060::sign0060:
  20. timo

    timo Active Member Licensed User

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