Accelerate screen composition to show single or multiple locations on a map with OutSystems Maps, a component that supports map-based interfaces. Based on the Google Maps API component, it’s fully customizable and adaptable, allowing you to change map behaviors, change the visual aspects of the map, add markers, and customize them according to brand guidelines. You can also speed up the application development time with new screen templates that show multiple markers on a map and a detail for each location, combining the component usage with beautiful UI.
Infuse your Factory Governance Model into Architecture Dashboard
You can now receive your LifeTime permissions in Architecture Dashboard with a new probe version that improves customization and security. Individual contributors and teams can now tackle their technical debt, isolating it from the other teams' information. Better yet, there's no need to reconfigure or create your IT user again. All your data will be there from the start. Check our documentation for more information on how to best use the new probe in your environment.
Experience Builder: Improvements, Inside and Out, for Easier App Development
Building fully functional apps is now even easier, with further features available to you in Experience Builder. Watch demo videos of pre-built templates to choose the most fitting prototype for your needs. Add multiple exit points to empty screens, incorporate right-to-left text, and benefit from the new zip code mask in the apps’ Checkout flows. On the surface you’ll find more consistent and accessible UI patterns and an improved canvas experience that prevents flow overlaying. Underneath, automatic component installation makes app generation faster and more seamless, providing you with a fully functional prototype that can be extended in Service Studio.
New Detect and Block Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks Protection
Your OutSystems apps are now safer against DDoS attacks with a Web Application Firewall (WAF). These attacks are created using fake requests and cause server overload and ultimately prevent servers from delivering service. With a WAF, your apps will be protected and secure.
Case Management: New OutTracker App Showcases Case Management Capabilities
With the launch of the updated Case Management framework (CMf) comes OutTracker, where you can create, assign, link and release cases, as well as add comments, define SLAs, and gain full visibility of the case journey through a timeline display. You can also set up OutTracker, an app modelled on a typical Customer Service workflow and which utilizes the CMf to implement common functionalities, with your own data, so that your cases are automatically created for you.
Workflow Builder: Leverage Entity Data and Create New Conditions
Access OutSystems entities in Workflow Builder using the new Data entity field type, enabling you to import and reuse data that already exists in your infrastructure (this feature is in progressive rollout and for now it is only available by request. You can check the requirements here). You can also now add visibility rules, which allow you to create conditions to make a specific form field visible.
Quickly Search in the AI-Assisted Development Feature
Get precisely what you need in your flow with the new AI-Assisted Development quick search. Now when you receive inline suggestions in Service Studio and don’t see what you’re looking for, simply type what you’d like to add to the flow and the results will show up immediately in that same tab.
Early Access Program: ML Builder
Training machine learning models doesn't require data science skills anymore. With ML Builder, you can create and evolve predictive analytics to power customer experience transformation and personalization on your business. Reliably implement valuable AI use cases, crushing the skill set required to add machine learning to your apps. Find out more about ML Builder and check the answers to the most commonly asked questions about it.
Select Specific Methods from a REST Swagger Specification
Many REST specifications bring hundreds of methods that you may not use in your OutSystems applications. You can now easily review and select only the ones that you will use. So, instead of ending up with a module with multiple REST methods that won’t be used, increasing maintenance effort and handover tasks, you’ll end up with a module with only the necessary methods to fulfill your business needs. This will also reduce the maintenance and learning curve for new developers in your environment.
Revamped OutSystems UI Figma Kit
Find the right elements more easily with the revamped OutSystems UI Figma Kit, now with simplified organization, improved layout and better navigation. The Components now each have their own pages and take full advantage of the recent Variants feature. Struggling to get started? The new dedicated Getting Started section will help get things rolling, or start from added screen templates and reuse them in your project.
Case Management: Improved Setup with Simplified Architecture
You can now build Case Management apps more easily with an improved setup and simplified architecture. New validations in the APIs now prevent users from creating invalid transitions during the State machine configuration, increasing data quality, and reducing friction during the whole process.
Manipulate Your App Data with Temporary Database Users
Request database users in LifeTime to help troubleshoot your apps and manipulate data, with the LifeTime release 11.7.5. These database users are temporary and nominal to make sure this privileged access to your data is carried-on by legitimate users.
Early Access Program: A More Flexible OutSystems Upgrade Process
The new upgrade process separates the OutSystems Platform’s upgrade from the upgrade of OutSystems apps, avoiding the time-consuming task of republishing all modules. This will give you more control and better time management since each team will upgrade their apps in their desired order and cadence, for example.
Technical Preview: Client-side Optimizations for Mobile and Reactive Web Apps
Improve the performance and security of your Mobile and Reactive Web Apps when transferring data from the server to the client-side. Works for screen aggregates, data actions, and server actions in logic flows within the screen client actions.
Technical Preview: React Upgraded to Version 16
Take advantage of the improved architecture and technology with React 16. We’re updating our front-end framework to keep up to date with the latest developments and you can already enable it as a Technical Preview on LifeTime.
Technical Preview: Translate the Display Language of Your Mobile and Reactive Web Apps
Translate your Mobile and Reactive Web Apps' display language directly in Service Studio. Quickly change the text in screens, links, titles, labels, and many more elements in your app's interface and let your end-users switch between languages.
Workflow Builder: New Templates and Conditional Groups to Accelerate App Development
Workflow Builder has now made app development faster with an experience where you can choose to start from a template. Designed around common use cases, these templates provide users with a useful starting point and accelerate the creation of workflows. So let us know what you’re looking for, as we will continuously make new templates available to users. You’ll also find an improved experience to assign manual tasks to user groups. From now on, you can assign groups based on customized rules, further reducing the complexity of workflow design.
Easily Connect your AWS Assets to the OutSystems Cloud
Easily connect existing AWS accounts to your OutSystems Cloud using the AWS Transit Gateway as a hub for your connections, which also gives you full control of your network by using a single gateway.
Create Customizable Chatbot Resources with Chatbot Configurator
You can now build fully customizable chatbot resources connected to your OutSystems webhook app in Chatbot Configurator. Create your chatbot, integrate it with other components and connectors, and make it the best fit for your business's needs. The latest Chatbot Configurator version also allows you to change the AI provider credentials in the settings tab at any time.
Workflow Builder: New Admin Roles and Easier Navigation
You can now define admin roles in Workflow Builder, giving admins a holistic view of all submitted requests and tasks, and the ability to reassign any tasks within Workflow Builder, moving requests forward if, for example, they are taking longer than expected to be solved. It’s now also easier to navigate through other OutSystems tools, such as LifeTime and Users, thanks to the OutSystems hub. And if you want to check the latest versions of Workflow Builder or any release notes, it’s all there in the About section.