CodeSlice Release Notes

2019

2019

Version 2019.3.1 [July 9, 2019]

New Features 

  • Feature: SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) for Visual Studio 2015 support
  • Feature: SSIS 2016 support
  • Feature: SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) for Visual Studio 2017 support
  • Feature: SSIS 2017 support
  • Feature: SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) for Visual Studio 2019 support
  • Feature: SSIS 2019 support
  • Feature: Target Server Version support
    • Feature: CodeSlice now intelligently compiles the scripts using the correct TargetServerVersion’s script language
  • Feature: New ‘Execute PowerShell Script’ Slice
  • Feature: New ‘File Compression’ Slice
  • Feature: New ‘File Decompression’ Slice
  • Feature: New ‘Minimal Script Task’ Slice

Fixes

  • Fix: Boolean Parameters are not correctly updated within compiled scripts
  • Fix: Parameter bindings are disabled even when the current slice supports that binding.
  • Fix: Moving variables between Available, Read-Only, and Read-write is not working as expected
2018

2018

Version 2018.2.3 [April 27, 2018]

Important:  The 2018.2.3 release for CodeSlice will be the last supported release for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2.

Version 2018.1.4 [February 8, 2018]

New Features

  • New 14664: CodeSlice extensions now support initializing logging through external configuration files
2016

2016

Version 2016.3.7 [August 1, 2016]

New Features

  • New 4895: Added ConnectionString parameter types
    ConnectionString parameter types indicate that the script expects to use the Connection's ConnectionString property in the script. Script creators can use this value to better align the connection usage with their scripts.

Fixes

  • Fix 3447: Typo: "Programmatically" is spelled incorrectly in the "Call SSIS Package Programatically" CodeSlice
  • Fix 3450: Variable bound parameters within "Execute SSIS Package" Code Slices create invalid scripts
  • Fix 3460: Remove the MessageBox.Show() from "Count Lines In a File" Slice
  • Fix 4851: XamlParseException when opening CodeSlice wizard
  • Fix 4917: Invalid characters within a Slice title should be sanitized without throwing an error
  • Fix 4918: VB for "Archive File (Move / Copy / Rename)" corrupts Script throwing "hexadecimal value 0x03, is an invalid character. Line 135, position 3. (mscorlib)"
  • Fix 4919: VB Scripts do not compile complaining about "String constant expected"
  • Fix 4961: "Insert CodeSlice" context menu does not appear within Visual Studio 2015 when TargetServerVersion is set to SQL Server 2016

Version 2016.2.4 [January 31, 2016]

Fixes

  • Fix 4082 - Parameters that require a read-write variable should not allow the variable's privilege to be lowered to Read-Only

Version 2016.1.7 [January 31, 2016]

Updated Features

  • Update Configure Variables
    • Users can now elevate and demote variables between Read-only and Read-Write

Fixes

  • Fix General Usability
    • (CDSLC-VSO-3486): Double-clicking on scroll bars within CodeSlice no longer sends users to the next page within CodeSlice
2015

2015

Version 2015.2 [October 27, 2015]

New Features

  • New Control Flow Slices
    • CodeSlice allows users the ability to add Scrip Tasks directly within their development environment
    • Customize CodeSlice Script Tasks through parameterization, making them easy to reuse and customize
  • New Data Flow Slices
    • CodeSlice allows users the ability to add Script Components (Destinations, Sources, and Transforms) directly within their development environment
    • Customize CodeSlice Script Components through parameterization, making them easy to reuse and customize