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ComfyJ 2.8 Release Notes

posted Oct 28, 2010, 7:50 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 10, 2012, 6:01 AM by Unknown user ]

New Features and Improvements:

  • New OfficeContainer component which is designed for better interaction with MS Office applications/documents;
  • Ability to register Java COM servers with different usage parameters, such as REGCLS_SINGLEUSE or REGCLS_MULTIPLEUSE;
  • Automatic activation of OleContainer component with a specified verb when it becomes visible;
  • Ability to set a record value to Variant;
  • Added Java COM server example that demonstrates how to implement IConnectionPointContainer interface and how to fire events from the server.


Improvements in Code Generator:

  • Enhanced command line generator interface; now it allows the same scope of options as the GUI;
  • Added option for generation stubs for interfaces without explicitly defined parent interface.


Resolved Issues:

  • Fixed memory leak issue in COM event handling, when a method contains the reference to COM interface;
  • Fixed memory leak issue in Automation.getDispatchPropertyAutomation.setDispatchProperty methods;
  • Fixed creation of a SafeArray with a structure parameter;
  • Fixed focus events handling in OleContainer component;
  • Fix incorrect structure alignment in GUID class;
  • Fixed the issue with disappearing of PowerPoint 2003 toolbar during resizing of OleContainer;
  • Fixed OleContainer.destroyObject() method to let embedded Word application unload properly.


Resolved issues in Code Generator:

  • Fixed generation of incorrect (uncompilable) alises for COM classes;
  • Fixed several issue when generating stubs with “Prefer Automation” flag;
  • Corrected generation of import paths to *Impl classes;
  • Corrected generation of methods with optional parameters:
    • using typified initializers instead of default Variants;
    • using Automation calls instead VTBL calls when "Prefer Automation" option is on.
  • Fixed generation of Java imports when dispinterface is used as the return parameter in generated methods;
  • Fixed imports for Variant class in when Variant.createUnspecifiedParameter() is used;
  • Fixed the problem with incorrect prefixes for property getters and setters;
  • Fixed problem with dummy property getters which return nothing;
  • Corrected generation of method for dispinterface wrappers (no methods of IUnknown interface added anymore);
  • Added missing constructors for alias types;
  • Fixed generation of method stubs that return SafeArray of record type.