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DreamFactory 2.4.1 includes Couchbase and DocumentDB

Posted by Ben Busse

Fri, Dec 2, 2016

DreamFactory 2.4.1 has shipped! This release has some major enhancements, including new APIs for Couchbase and Azure DocumentDB, virtual foreign keys support for all table relationship types, and a new file service to retrieve log files from your DreamFactory instance. Head on over to Bitnami or GitHub to get DreamFactory 2.4.1. Here's what's new.

Version 2.4.1 release notes
  • API enhancements and bug fixes
    • Added Couchbase REST API. Simply enter your Couchbase host, port, username, and password and DreamFactory instantly provides REST API endpoints for your Couchbase database. 
    • Added Azure DocumentDB REST API. Simply enter your DocumentDB URL endpoint, key, and database and DreamFactory instantly provides REST API endpoints for your DocumentDB database.
    • Major enhancements to "virtual foreign keys" (now called "virtual relationships") to support all table relationship types, including provisioning/retrieving from MongoDB services.
    • Added a pre-configured local file REST API to retrieve logs from the DreamFactory logs directory.
    • Added lookup modifiers and modifier configuration options i.e., {urlencode(my_lookup)}. Learn more here
    • Added new API paths for database table field and related management (_schema/<table_name>/_field and _schema/<table_name>/_related). Old field access with _schema/<table_name>/<field_name> will be deprecated in upcoming release.
    • Fixed AWS SNS service API issues.
    • Now using null for empty service doc instead of default JSON object.
    • No longer formatting null to defined param type on stored procedure output parameters.
    • Now casting boolean values correctly for SQLite and IBM DB2.
  • Scripting enhancements
    • Added parameter and header options to scripting inline calls using platform.api.
    • Removed array wrapping of event.request.headers values.
    • Added minor Node.js and Python scripting improvements to match V8 Javascript and PHP feature set in DreamFactory.
  • Other enhancements and bug fixes
    • Added support for schema merge in package import.
    • Added ability to define fields for MongoDB tables (primarily for virtual relationships but will be expanded for validations, etc. in upcoming release).
    • Updated CORS to use the latest laravel-cors with additional options and new path matching.
    • Added validation to protect user, role, and app lookups against duplicate named entries.
    • Eliminated timeout issue on package export manifest by only showing top level folders for file services.
    • Cleaned up database extras upon dropping a table or column.

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