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VCL UI Pack v10.4.8.0
Video: Gjalt's 101
We've just released FlexCel .NET 7.8, which adds support for .NET 5.
Usually, "adding support" for a new version of a .NET framework is just recompiling the code, but in this case, as .NET 5 is the successor of .NET Core 3, not of .NET framework 4.8, things got a little more complicated. There were subtle errors generated from the switch from NLS in Windows to ICU (see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/standard/globalization-localization/globalization-icu ), and there were issues with the switching of the graphics engine from GDI+ to SKIA.
For this release we spent a lot of time optimizing the SKIA rendering, so it is now a little faster than GDI+. We added a way to switch back to GDI+ in Windows if you need to deal with WMF/EMF files or right-to-left languages (see https://doc.tmssoftware.com/flexcel/net/guides/net-core-guide.html ). We made a full review of all string comparisons in the code to ensure they work with ICU.
In this episode of Gjalt's 101, he will dig a little deeper in the communication with REST services.
The TTMSFNCCloudOAuth class provides a way to authenticate your application with the service you selected.