New features, updates available

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

K2 4.5 Update KB001200 is now available for download on the K2 Customer Portal. This release, the first in our 1200 series of releases, provides the foundation for the 1200 series as well as several new features, including:

Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel Inline Functions – Available in both K2 blackpearl and K2 blackpoint, these Inline Functions allow you to use information in Word or Excel documents as part of the business logic in your process, or to simply provide information to your end users.

Enhanced SQL SmartObject – Available in K2 blackpearl, K2 SQL SmartObjects can be automatically generated based on tables, stored procedures or views and can be managed using easy-to-use administrative tools from within your SharePoint environment.

Web Services for Workflow – Use K2’s new Web and Windows Communication Foundation-based services to start and interact with K2 processes based on events or triggers that occur in line-of-business applications.

Update KB001200 also includes all the latest installer enhancements and all previously released updates, including support for SharePoint 2010 and Visual Studio 2010.

To get the K2 4.5 Update KB001200, please visit the K2 blackpearl and K2 blackpoint download pages on the K2 Customer Portal. This release is available as a full release package or an update package for the appropriate product. The full release package will contain the latest installer enhancements plus the latest release.

Please read the Release Notes available on the download page, along with the accompanying Help documentation to ensure successful installation and usage of these components.

Please use the K2 Customer Portal to open support tickets, and/or contact your local support offices to report any issues. Additionally, the K2 forums on K2 Underground are available for community-based discussions. Note: K2 Underground is a community Web site and should not be used for production support issues or for logging bugs.