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Adobe Flash will be retired at the end of 2020

As announced a few years ago, Adobe has been working on the gradual retirement of the Flash technology from the web in favor of open standards such as HTML5, WebGL etc.

Officially December 31st. 2020 will be the last day for the Flash platform, after which it will be removed from the Adobe website. This means it won’t be available for download any more, nor there will be any form of support or updates from Adobe.

How does this impact SmartFoxServer and its users? Let’s find out.

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Developing custom AdminTool modules

With the release of SmartFoxServer 2X v2.16 and the final HTML5 version of its Administration Tool, we decided to introduce a long-awaited feature: support for custom administration modules.

In this article we will provide a brief introduction on the subject and a walkthrough of the development and integration workflow of the modules.

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SFS2X 2.16 update released!

SmartFoxServer 2X 2.16.0 is available as a cumulative update patch for all previous SFS2X 2.14 and 2.15 installations.

The focus of this release is the final version of the new HTML5 AdminTool, which now officially replaces the legacy, Flash-based tool. We completed the porting adding the last module, Analytics, but we also added a long-awaited feature: it is now possible to integrate your own custom administration modules in the AdminTool! Read all the details here: http://docs2x.smartfoxserver.com/Gettin … om-modules

Download SFS2X 2.16.0 from here.

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The new AdminTool (beta) is available

With the progressive retirement of the Flash platform we started researching how to port our SmartFoxServer 2X Admin Tool to the HTML5 environment. This has led to a significant investment of time as many of the frameworks and tools available for Flash development did not have an equivalent in the browser world. Another major time sink was rethinking a significant portion of our workflow and finding good replacements for visual components that would render correctly on devices of all sizes.

With the launch of SmartFoxServer 2X 2.14 we’re happy to announce the beta phase of the new HTML 5 AdminTool, which will replace the existing Flash-based one during 2020. Continue reading

SmartFoxServer 2X and macOS Catalina

With the recent release of macOS Catalina (10.15) Apple has removed the support for legacy 32-bit applications which in turn has made several software inaccessible on the new OS.

If you’re planning on using SmartFoxServer 2X under macOS Catalina there are a couple of things that you need to know to ensure smooth sailing.
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