Most of the automatic updaters require a FTP connection to pull the updates from the server and push it to the clients. Sometimes this FTP might create some security threats for the server and the organisation as a whole. In this article, we are going to see an alternative way of creating an automatic updater just by using a database.
Exporting to Microsoft Excel is an important day-to-day requirement of many business users, however, in Mendix there is presently no out-of-the-box feature that allows you to directly export to an Excel file. This blog will describe the process of configuring a 3rd party control that will give the ability to export Mendix data directly to Excel.
K2 smartforms and the K2 community controls do not have a lightweight mini calendar control for the dynamic presentation of dates, in a colorful format. For example, you might have a requirement to highlight a particular date, using a colour, which varies on the event type. Conditional formatting in smartforms can be used to achieve something similar, but not within a calendar control.