What's New in iVend Retail 6.5 Update 4 - Extensibility Package
This section introduces you to the new features and functionalities added in iVend Retail 6.5 Update 3 - Extensibility Package. Going through the “What’s New in iVend Retail 6.5 Update 4 - Extensibility Package” section will help you understand the application Extensibility feature in depth in further sections.
There are following list of new features/enhancements:
iVend Retail 6.5 Update 3 - Extensibility Package allows creating User Defined Tables (UDTs) through Add-on framework through programming interface.
iVend Add-on framework allows you to create a UDT object and executing the function to insert data in UDT using programming interface instead of writing SQL script at the back-end.
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Now you can create User Defined Fields (UDFs) through Add-on framework. iVend Add-on framework consists of objects that help you to create and maintain UDFs through programming interface.
▪Handle UDT & UDFs Data via APIs
Developers can use iVend Retail APIs to handle user-defined table and user-defined fields.
Developers can add or remove a custom column from the system grid depending on the business requirement.
▪Custom Button Panel
Developers can add/remove custom button panel to all MC screens which are available in the list of custom button supported screens. This feature leverages developers to create custom buttons in transaction and master screens.
iVend Add-On framework enables you to create Custom Menus in Management Console. It allows you to create a menu item in Management Console in order to open custom screen.
▪iVend GUI Events
iVend Retail 6.5 Update 3 - Extensibility Package brings one of the most important feature, GUI events that include Form events, Button events, Menu events, etc. Now developers can capture and work on all these events using iVend Add-on framework.
▪Enhanced Visual Studio Development Template
The new Visual Studio Development Template is the enhanced template that makes the file size lighter for optimized performance.
▪UDT Data Replication
iVend Retail 6.5 Update 3 - Extensibility Package offers you with this new feature wherein after creation of a User Defined Table (UDT) if you choose it for replication then iVend Replication Engine replicates the data of UDT across all stores servers.