Thursday, October 25, 2012
Another DBUpdater improvement - Custom user notifications during the database update
We continue flushing our features backlog, and this time I would like to tell you about a small DBUpdater usability improvement:
"I have implemented this suggestion in 12.2. Starting with this version you can call the static DevExpress.ExpressApp.Utils.ApplicationStatusUpdater.Notify method from your ModuleUpdater class to provide additional information about the database update, e.g.:
ApplicationStatusUpdater.Notify("CreateReports", "Creating reports in the database...");
You can also handle the ApplicationStatusUpdater.UpdateStatus event in your code to be notified of any status updates or to correct messages accompanying these status updates. To demonstrate this further, I have attached a screenshot of the DBUpdater run output:"