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December 2018

December 25, 2018

** Tuesday, December 25, 2018 **

MERRY CHRISTMAS ONE AND ALL

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Merry Christmas 2018 and Happy New Year 2019 from Gus Creces and family to you and yours.

December 22, 2018

** Saturday, December 22, 2018 **

BUILD 22D.00.03 (C10-Section)

This version contains a CHT update of 22D.00.02.01 to 22D.00.03 for C10.

We provide now, approximately 730, .ico, .png, .bmp files as required by our system and our suite of demonstration applications. Our C10 install once provided approximately 4000 images, 98% of which we never used. This "slimmer" packaging makes installation and update more efficient. If you have C10 or earlier apps that still required HND*.ICO files from previous CHT installations, copy them over to Clarion10\accessory\images from that earlier CHT installation. These older images are not required by present CHT componentry or example applications.

If you are not installing C11 at this time, take a few minutes to read the C11 SECTION below. The latest C11SETUPC11.EXE once fully perfected will set the standard also for future C10 installations, and "WebupdaterC10" will no longer be required at that point. That design exists now for C11, while our C10 installer continues in this release to require you to run BOTH CHTSETUP.EXE AND HND_WBUPDATERC10.EXE. Eventually, we want to package C10 also into 10 or less containers, which CHTSETUP10.EXE downloads and extracts conditionally.

This is the last CHT numbered update for 2018. Our next numbered release will be Build 23A.00.00 in January. If a container change is required before that time, by running CHTSETUP.EXE + HND_WBUPDATERC10.EXE that change is detected, downloaded and extracted. Unchanged containers are not re-downloaded.

Pick up the latest CHT C10 Installer here (required):

Pick up the latest C10 Installer

Merry Christmas 2018 and Happy New Year 2019 from Gus Creces and family to you and yours.

BUILD 22D.00.03 (C11-Section)

This version contains a CHT update of 22D.00.02.01 to 22D.00.03 for C11. This change provides the FIRST multi-container installation for our C11 version. CHTSETUPC11.EXE replaces any requirement for WEBUPDATER C11 and provides at this point in time a complete CHT C11 installation.

Installation container contents are as follows:
***CHTSETUPC11_1.HZO - clarion11\accessory\bin\ directory contents

This container supplies any and all CHT DLLS, BatchBots, and UTILITY executables as required by our templates and classes.

***CHTSETUPC11_2.HZO - clarion11\accessory\libsrc\win\ and \accessory\template\win directories.

This container supplies all CHT templates and all CHT Classes.

***CHTSETUPC11_3.HZO - clarion11\accessory\images\ directory

We provide now, and on-going, approximately 730, .ico, .png, .bmp files as required by our system and our suite of demonstration applications. Our C10 install once provided approximately 4000 images, 98% of which we never used. This "slimmer" packaging makes installation and update more efficient. If you have C10 or earlier apps that still required HND*.ICO files from previous CHT installations, copy them over to Clarion11\accessory\images from that earlier installation. These older images are not required by present CHT componentry or example applications.

***CHTSETUPC11_4.HZO - clarion11\hndapps\ directory.

This directory location is fixed and not editable as it is in C10. We do not plan to change that, design. So don't ask. Down the line as we begin to include a full complement of 200+ CHT demonstration applications, we will create an "optional" extra container to provide those on an as-needed basis with a on-off switch on our installer. In the meantime, this installation does not yet contain a complete complement of CHT Demonstration applications. If you need one of our demo apps not yet supplied in C11, please just copy it over to \clarion11\hndapps\ - from your Clarion 10 installation.

***CHTSETUPC11_5.HZO \clarion11\accessory\hnd\xml\ and \clarion11\accessory\hnd\txa\

This container supplies CHT Wizards and XML template designs for our HTML generation functionality.

***CHTSETUPC11_6.HZO clarion11\accessory\hnd\html\, clarion11\accessory\hnd\pdf\, and \clarion11\accessory\hnd\translations\

This container supplies up-to-date HTML documentation, PDF documentation and translation source files in .TPS format, for CHT Translation File Builder (HNDFBACKBUILDER.EXE/.APP).

Build 22D.00.03 is the last CHT numbered update for 2018. Our next numbered release will be Build 23A.00.00 in early January. If a container change is required before that time, by running this app (CHTSETUPC11.EXE) that change is detected, downloaded and extracted. Unchanged containers are not re-downloaded. To force a full re-install, erase or move all CHTSETUPC11_*.hzo containers located in clarion11\accessory\hnd\ re-run CHTSETUPC11.EXE.

Pick up the latest CHT C11 Installer here (required):

Pick up the latest C11 Installer

Merry Christmas 2018 and Happy New Year 2019 from Gus Creces and family to you and yours.

December 17, 2018

** Tuesday, December 17, 2018 **

BUILD 22D.00.02.01 (C10-C11)

This change is the last single-container C11 version of CHTSETUPC11.EXE. The next version will be a multi-container installer like Webupdater, with only changed containers being downloaded, and unchanged containers being skipped, exactly as is now the case with Webupdater C10.

The chief difference, template-wise with this CHT version is the automatic inclusion in all apps containing CHT templates of AACHTControlPanel and ApplicationImagesEx, two global CHT templates upon which other, CHT templates rely. These two global templates are only added if found to be missing from your application. If missing, one or both of these templates is added at application load-time.

December 12, 2018

** Tuesday, December 12, 2018 **

BUILD 22D.00.02 (C10-C11)

CHT Version update to 22D.00.02, dated DEC 12,2018 from 22D.00.01 dated Nov 24, 2018.

Completed post of 22D.00.02 at 1PM EST, today, with corrections to CHTSETUPC11.EXE to create HHX subdirectory at install time. CHTSETUPC11.EXE now also presents a "Config" button and a "Standalone C11 Pre-Installer" banner. Also tweaked HandyVersionResouce template's automatic build number. Rechecked ApplicationImagesEx template for use of obsolete variables, checked OK.

Take time beforehand to pick up the lastest installers.

Pick up the latest CHT C11 pre-installer here:
Pick up the latest C11 Pre-Installer

Pick up the latest CHT C10 pre-installer here:
Pick up the latest C10 Pre-Installer

Templates further updated. Total revised templates is now 391 of 481. Only 90, more obscure and less frequently used templates remain. We still need to survey and update SOME template doc (About) sections to show at least one CHT demo app that illustrates use of any given template. Pre-inststaller, CHTSETUPC11.EXE now creates HND11TPL.INI in your \accessory\bin\ directory if found missing. Critical user ID entries in HND11TPL.INI are updated for use by the CHT templates.

December 4, 2018

** Tuesday, December 4, 2018 **

BUILD 22D.00.01
Template C10-C11 interface rework nears completion.
Classes for C10-C11 rework nears completion also.
Installation Containers for C10 have been completely re-organized. Images supplied in this install and henceforth are only those images required by our own templates and our demo apps.

The C10 version of this installation is complete and self-standing as always. A new HND_WBUPDATERC10.EXE has been supplied with this installation.

The C11 version of this installation is still partial and dependent on your C10 installation. A new HND_WBUPDATERC11.EXE is in preparation so that the C11 installation by mid DECEMBER 2018 will also be complete and self-standing.

CHT Templates and classes for C10 and C11 are identical. CHT Binaries (DLL's .EXE's) are not identical. Many of these components are C10 specific and C11 specific.

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