Hubway Connect Roadmap

2.2
February 11, 2023

New release in the making with important additions in the product shipment / installation process, delivering a more streamlined experience when it comes to enabling customers' environments to have Hubway up and running.

Added

Expose data from external databases (Oracle and MySQL) via OutSystems extensions

Added

Have the product installed on your infrastructure quicker and smoother

Added

Self-serve with the product's documentation in the all new Help Centre, with FAQ, articles, tutorials and much more, publicly available on hubwayconnect.com

Added

Change the API's audit levels without the need to re-deploy your projects

Improved

Get expert's advisory on the usage of the product, now possible with enhanced runtime usage monitoring

Fixed

Direct link to the Project does not take me to the Project after login

Fixed

Improve Performance of external DB for custom entities with external DBs

Fixed

Extremely long alias name causes overlapping text on other entities

Fixed

Out of Memory error while invoking service

Fixed

Unable to remove Entity Alias name

Fixed

Some of the boxes in the Entity Diagram don't have a name

Fixed

Response Payload Size is being captured empty

Fixed

Project is decommissioned in PreProd but active in Prod

2.1
November 16, 2022

Adding support for external databases was a must for big enterprises when they want to standardize their API strategy using OData APIs, and boost data democratization across the company.

Other important additions to the product, like supporting the OutSystems out-of-the-box multi-tenancy and the ability to expose BPT entities were also important for large organisations.

Added

Expose data from external databases (SQL Server) via OutSystems extensions

Added

Hubway APIs now support out-of-the-box OutSystems multi-tenancy, automatically filtering the output according the user's priviledges

Added

Expose the OutSystems BPT entities through APIs to dashboard on your business process activities

Added

Give alias to entities to expose more user-friendly APIs

Added

Apply automatic date casting to overcome issues found with SSIS when handling date and time attributes

Improved

Archive APIs with the click of a button

Improved

Entities diagram with better zooming, full window canvas, download image and overall experience and feel

Fixed

Incorrect exposed entities count on project sidebar pop-up

Fixed

Runtime Navigation parameter name is repeated

Fixed

Deploying a draft project won't do anything

Fixed

Error when consuming API with Custom Entity from PowerBI

Fixed

Deploy from TST to PROD is failing with 'No attributes' error

Fixed

History event is created with empty description

Fixed

Entity diagram is not updated after CE is removed

2.0
September 30, 2022

Major release with the addition of a powerful new feature, Custom Entities. Still in beta testing and under constant improvement, this new functionality enables a project owner to merge entities and expose them as a single flat table in the output. Besides, it can be used to filter results directly in the source.

Added

Merge different tables into a custom entity as a data view (beta)

Added

Collaborate with your peers by easily sharing the links to your APIs

Added

End-user license agreement now presented to user's first access to the Builder

Added

User engagement monitoring and App Analytics (with Google Analytics)

Improved

Prevent forbidden data changes, such as editing data in a protected entities like Entities or Modules

Improved

The APIs are now monitored in real time to provide users with recommendations on performance improvements

Fixed

Error when having Null value for columns that have Nullable="false"

Fixed

Custom entity runtime error - Is_active was specified multiple times

Fixed

UI freezes when using popover menu

Fixed

History tab- Pagination issue

Fixed

Incorrect pagination of projects on project dashboard

1.2.3
June 23, 2022

Patch release to have a new urgent feature added in as per customer request

Added

Entities' description displayed in the project creation screen

1.2
June 16, 2022

Time to harden our processes. A comprehensive set of automated tests was created in order to guarantee the quality on every release. Besides, more functionalities off early adopters' feedback were incorporated.

A new functionality, Custom Entities, was shaped and its first design (Beta) incorporated to the roadmap for the next major release

Added

Generic runtime URL, a default link to the final API version without version number

Added

Project deployment history

Added

Runtime performance indicators in the audit logs (response time, payload size, etc.)

Added

Support for nested expand filter (OData v4)

Fixed

Runtime service fails when a Navigation Property and an Attribute have the same name

Fixed

Duplicate projects created on double click of 'Create Project' button

Fixed

Secret Key Exchange for Deployment not Working

Fixed

Expand not working when using navigation property

Fixed

2 lines for production link at project details page

Fixed

Single record output generates an empty response

Fixed

Deployment failed incorrect date displayed

1.1
May 19, 2022

Early adopters spoke and we listened. A significant addition of new functionalities and improvements coming from Beta testing with some of our first users.

Added

API authorization configurable at user groups level

Added

Self-service support - FAQ, contact us, provide feedback (CSAT)

Added

Decommission API versions from the Builder

Added

Enforce (throttling) a limit to the result set in the output of the APIs

Added

Performance monitoring with Google Analytics and Firebase

Added

Product tour (Quickstart) for new users

Improved

Enhanced validations and better user feedback when deploying APIs to Production Environment

Improved

Increased support for OData v4 functions

Fixed

Unable to click the Deploy tab

Fixed

Date filter not working in the Runtime API

Fixed

Projects with duplicate names

Fixed

Tour error on fresh install

Fixed

Project Detail Screen error when Deployment feature is not configured

Fixed

Number of rows in Fetch clause Error in runtime

Fixed

Unexpected error when launching Tour

1.0
January 23, 2022

First Release!

Hubway is launched and its first release is Alpha and Beta tested by a group of keen individuals that were keen to share their insights as early adopters.

The key features include:

Added

Project's creation and management (Builder App)

Added

OData runtime APIs

Added

1-click deployment

Added

Runtime API auditing

Added

API modes (read / write)

Added

Entities diagram

Added

API versioning

Added

Builder's authentication through Single Sign-on

Added

Basic authentication in runtime