Altova Version 2019 Debuts |
October 22, 2018
Altova released Version 2019
of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software
products. This release overhauls the UIs of XMLSpy and UModel to
provide support for high-PPI (pixel per inch) monitors, such as UHD,
4K, and Retina displays, bringing the graphical editing views these
products are known for into even sharper focus. Version 2019 also
introduces support for data mapping of Protocol Buffers in MapForce,
new standards support across the product line, and even a brand-new
"To support developers working on high-res displays, we have given
XMLSpy and UModel an extensive UI revamp," said Alexander Falk, CEO
and President of Altova. "These UIs are now beautifully sharp on
high-PPI screens of all sizes, as they now take full advantage of
the higher resolution to render all graphics with a lot more
precision and detail. This is especially clear when taking advantage
of the graphical views for working with XML Schema, WSDL documents,
and UML diagrams."
Highlights from the newly released features include:
UI revamp in XMLSpy and UModel to fully support high-PPI
monitors and displays.
filters and parameters add power and flexibility to node
functions in MapForce.
- MapForce and
MapForce Server can now map data to and from Google Protocol
Buffers, a language and platform-neutral mechanism for
serializing structured data.
Server's extensive Python API has been extended to support
XPath execution, as well as XSLT and XQuery transformations.
- Numerous new
XBRL features in XMLSpy and RaptorXML Server include:
for XBRL Generic Preferred Label 1.0
of duplicate XBRL facts
entry helpers for XBRL Typed Domain
- New product:
The Altova Solvency II XBRL add-in for Excel enables users
to work in Excel to create Solvency II reports and export
them to a valid XBRL document for filing with EIOPA
(European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority).
The add-in allows regulated companies to comply with XBRL
filing mandates while being shielded from the complexity of