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Release Notes

This page contains information about new features, bug fixes, deprecations and removals in ActyxOS releases. For a more extensive description of the changes, check out our blog.

Version 1.1.5#

Release date: 23.4.2021

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New Features#

  • Actyx on Docker now exposes all service ports also on localhost of the host so that you do not have to set the AX_DEV_NODE environment variable anymore
  • Improved readability through color-coded logs in ax logs tail
  • Improved performance by optimizing metrics events emission frequency
  • Several improvements of ActyxOS internals that significantly increase performance

Bug fixes#

  • Fixed a memory leak caused by Webview apps not being properly stopped after being swiped away on Android
  • Fixed a memory leak caused by ActyxOS internals
  • Fixed a bug that lead to potential loss of events due to compaction being executed too early
  • Fixed a bug that lead to ActyxOS crashing irrecoverably when trying that start from event offsets that have been lost
  • Fixed a bug in the Event Service that lead to ActyxOS crashing

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Version 1.1.2#

Release date: 22.1.2021

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New features#

  • Applications running on Android can now access the device camera

Bug fixes#

  • Many stability improvements around our core infrastructure

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Version 1.1.1#

Release date: 18.12.2020

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New features#

  • ax logs tail now also works if you are running ActyxOS on Windows
  • ActyxOS on Windows is not a Windows system service anymore and now has a tray icon

Bug fixes#

  • Many stability improvements around our core infrastructure
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in a node crashing if certain settings (swarmKey or EventService settings) were changed on Windows
  • Fixed an issue that lead to the settings tab of the ActyxOS Node Manager not working because it did not display default values

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Version 1.1.0#

Release date: 11.12.2020

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New features#

  • Introduced ActyxOS on Linux in beta version
  • ActyxOS nodes start up without the need to set settings by having default settings for all required values. You can find the new node settings schema here
  • Many performance improvements

Bug fixes#

  • Many stability improvements around our core infrastructure
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in a node crash if there are gaps in event offsets
  • Fixed an issue that led to ActyxOS on Android crashing if started without available network interface
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in default node settings not being used after manually set settings were unset
  • Changed the node settings schema so that properties with default values are not required anymore
  • Fixed an issue that led to ActyxOS not validating apps if optional properties in the manifest were missing (description and settingsSchema)
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in the node crashing if configured with an invalid bootstrap node address
  • Fixed an issue that prohibited access to the Console Service logging API from the browser and Webview Runtime due to CORS restrictions
  • Fixed an issue where offset bounds were not properly respected for tag-based (Pond v2) queries
  • Fixed an issue that lead to ax logs tail not returning all log messages

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Bug Fixes#

  • fixed an issue that led to the Actyx CLI not validating or packaging apps if optional properties in the manifest were missing (description and settingsSchema)
  • fixed an issue that resulted in automatic invalidation of node settings after executing ax settings unset for any scope within com.actyx.os

Version 1.0.0#

Release date: 28.08.2020

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New features#

  • Introduced ActyxOS on Windows in beta version
  • Introduced ActyxOS on Android support for armeabi-v7a ABI devices
  • Several performance improvements

Bug fixes#

  • Significant stability improvements

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New features#

  • Introduced support for arm and armhf devices

Bug Fixes#

  • Several stability improvements
  • Fixed a bug that did not allow you to inline the settings schema in the app manifest

Version 1.0.0-rc.4#

Release date: 03.07.2020

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Bug fixes#

  • Several internal stability and performance improvements
  • Fixed a bug in the Docker Runtime that led to apps on the same node being stopped if they contain the same docker-compose.yml

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Version 1.0.0-rc.3#

Release date: 12.06.2020

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New features#

  • Introduced configurable logging levels for ActyxOS nodes

Bug fixes#

  • Several internal stability and performance improvements

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New features#

  • On ActyxOS on Docker and on Android, all node and app logs are now available via ax logs tail
  • Added an installer for the Actyx CLI for Windows

Bug Fixes#

  • Fixed a bug that prevented packaging docker apps containing a "/" in their name

  • Fixed a bug where inlining the schema would corrupt the app package

  • Improved application packaging times

Version 1.0.0-rc.2#

Release date: 25.05.2020

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New features#

  • Introduced ActyxOS on Docker support for arm64v8 devices
  • Removed the possibility to configure unknown scopes in ActyxOS node settings
  • Added possibility to inline the settings schema into the app manifest
  • Made the app icon property optional in the app manifest schema for webview apps
  • Added automatic restart of all apps after shutdown of the ActyxOS node
  • Added automatic restart of ActyxOS on Android after restart of Android
  • Added system info section in ActyxOS on Android

Bug fixes#

  • Fixed a bug that allowed apps to be running without valid node or app settings
  • Fixed an issue that caused apps to be visible in the app switcher on Android after they were stopped
  • Added proper handling of the back button on Android so that ActyxOS does not open the same app in multiple windows

Removals and non-backwards compatible changes#

  • ActyxOS 1.0.0-rc.2 is only compatible with the Actyx CLI 1.0.0-rc.2 and will not work with apps that were packaged with earlier versions of the Actyx CLI

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New features#

  • Added functionality to package Docker apps for amd64 and arm64v8 if specified in the app manifest
  • Introduced more understandable error messages
  • Added option to format the output as JSON

Removals and non-backwards compatible changes#

  • Removed the possibility to specify more than one node in all commands but ax nodes ls