New Release of the ProcessMaker v. 3.0 (Beta5) – Now Available for Download and Testing

There are only a few weeks left until the release of ProcessMaker Community version 3.0! In the meantime we are launching Beta versions in order to give you a sneak peak at what will be in the final version.

This is the Beta 5 release. This new beta comes with great new features and tons of bug fixes and improvements.

Remember that this is a BETA release. Do not use this BETA version in a production environment.

New features:

  • Added user’s First Name, Email, Username as required fields in the user form.
  • Full Support for Intermediate Message event (outbound).
  • Full support for Intermediate Message event (inbound).
  • Full support for Start Message event (inbound).
  • Implementation of an independent cron for message events (messageeventcron.php)
  • Complete Extended XML BPMN schema to add running artifacts in .pmx file.
  • In the preview of a DynaForm, hint property of the image and link field is working.
  • Add support for End Message Event (outbound).
  • Support for Internet Explorer v10 and v11 inside the new Form Designer.
  • Standardization of hints position in the preview and when running cases.
  • Support for hidden fields on the new form designer.
  • Use of AutoSuggest field to select User under HOME >Advanced Search.
  • Support for Firefox v35.0.1.
  • Full Support for Message Types

Bug Fixes:

  • The autosave designer takes too much time and freezes the Designer.
  • Invalid message when an error occurs in an exclusive gateway where all conditions are false.
  •  Saving date validation.
  •  Double click to save a new variable if using Internet Explorer v10 and v11.
  • If using Firefox v.35 it is not possible to use the keyboard arrows in the properties of each field.
  • When copying a folder with content such as folder or files, a warning is displayed for each one of them and the dialog box that has the folder path does not disappear.
  • Translate error in the email configuration label.
  • It is possible to see connections between pools.
  • If using Internet Explorer, the same process can be opened in different tabs.
  • When resending emails inside the Message History (in the Case Information Menu), it displays 2 notices with Undefined index.
  • If using Internet Explorer, if a new process is created and opened in a new tab, the first tab with the information about the creation of the new process stays open.
  • If using Internet Explorer the Vertical Text is outside of its “resize points”.
  • Some BPMN elements do not have the “Edit Label” option.
  • The sub-process context menu does not disappear after selecting any of its options.
  • If using firefox v.35, an error when configuring dependent fields is displayed.
  • When the session is lost in the Case Tracker, A run time error is throwing with the following message “the row ” in table CASE_TRACKER doesn’t exist!
  • The label of the lanes are superimposed and it does not allow the edition of the name.
  • Date and date time field types have the same class and the data format inside the DateTime is not defined.
  • The configuration in the property of the hint field is lost after closing the DynaForm designer.
  • Options inside the “Edit Process” are not aligned.
  • After saving changes in the HeartBeat, the “Error” message is displayed
  • When the process is imported, triggers are not being displayed inside the debugger.

Known issues:

  • BPMN Designer Import standardization of elements size.
  •  WebEntry refactor.
  • When the PMFGetCasesNotes() function is being executed in a trigger, it displays a syntax error: unexpected ‘,’, expecting ‘(‘.
  • The default task defined in gateways does not require a condition.
  • It is not possible to order the routing rules in the Exclusive gateway.

Improvements:

  • Update information about the DynaForm variables when editing the content of the variables.
  • Step assignment inside tasks was improved.

Read the complete Release Notes for a detailed description of new features, known issues and bugs-fixes.

Recommendations:

* The directory where ProcessMaker is installed should have write permissions.

* Remember that this is a BETA release. Do not use this BETA version in a production environment.

Languages:

* English (Default Core)

Beta Availability

ProcessMaker 3.0 Beta version is available for Linux and Windows platforms. Download them from this site.

Resources:

* For a detailed description of ProcessMaker 3.0 and its new features please see our latest documentation.

* To report any issues in ProcessMaker 3.0 (beta 5) please go to this page, select ProcessMaker [community] “Project” and select “ProcessMaker v3.0 beta5″ in Product version.

How to contribute?

* We need your help to make ProcessMaker 3.0 the best release, so please take some time to download and try out the beta, your feedback is very important to us!.

* if you are willing to help us translating this version into your native language just tell us by sending an email to community@colosa.com.

Don’t forget that any contribution will be mentioned in our wiki, social media and forum…so help spread the word!

Enjoy it!

 

 

 

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Customer & Partner Support Manager for Colosa Inc. and ProcessMaker.