Engineering

Flex5: A New Scalable Backend

This is part of our Flex 5 Blog Series where we reveal progress on our HTML5 tablet app. For more Flex5 Blogs, click here. Hello, everyone! This is Roger Diller, Technical Lead here at Flex. Let’s discuss Flex5 and its new scalable backend. This aspect is perhaps more important than the new UI as it lays down…

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Adobe Flash Withers as Flex 5 Comes to Life

This is part of our Flex 5 Blog Series where we reveal progress on our HTML5 tablet app. For more Flex5 Blogs, click here. Hello, everyone! This is Roger Diller, Technical Lead here at Flex. The purpose of this blog post is to briefly address the recent announcement from Adobe on ending updates for Adobe Flash…

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Flex releases version 4.21.1

4.21.1 RELEASE NOTES Flex Rental Manager Version 4.21.1 OVERVIEW 4.21.1 contains enhancements and critical bug fixes for the 4.21.0 release. NEW FEATURES AND ENHANCEMENTS Implemented a ‘Loading Flex…’ message bar that appears while Flash initializes the Flex client. Improved memory usage by modifying the release of request caches. Implemented a message dialog for Lock Exceptions…

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Choosing an HTML5 Web Toolkit for Flex5

Hello, everyone! This is Roger Diller, Technical Lead here at Flex. I’ve been leading the Flex 5 project from a technical perspective. The purpose of this blog post is to provide some insight into how we chose a HTML5 toolkit and some of the philosophy behind the approach we are taking. Background The driving force…

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Flex releases version 4.21.0

Flex Rental Solutions released version 4.21.0 of Flex’s web-based rental management software during February, as the first major release in 2017. The team released version 4.20.1 in December 2016. The 4.21 release includes several new features, performance improvements, and bug fixes. With this new release we implemented the inventory model contents report, serialized container report…

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Flex 5: Everything you’ve been wanting to know

Hello Flex users! This is Branden Rosenlof, the Senior Learning Specialist at Flex. I have been spearheading the design, prototyping, and user experience research of Flex 5 — the HTML5 rewrite of Flex. We began this ambitious project several months ago and we wanted to peel back the curtains for all users and explain what…

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Flex Announces Release of Version 4.18.0

Flex Rental Solutions released version 4.18.0 of Flex’s web-based rental management software during August, as the sixth major release in 2016. The team released maintenance version 4.18.1 in September and version 4.18.2 the week of October 10. The 4.18 release includes several new features, performance improvements, and bug fixes. Select improvements include improved crew list…

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