Deep Sky Technologies, Inc. has released an update for BASh, bringing it to version 1.8.5. BASh is a 4D component designed for software developers. The update features new methods, codes, and an expanded manual. According to Deep Sky Technologies:
Deep Sky Technologies, Inc., today announced the release of BASh v1.8.5 for Macintosh
BASh is a 4th Dimension component which provides extensive utility functionality for 4D programmers, including a dynamic stack space module for reusing variable space, encoding and cryptography routines, and much, much more.
BASh is the first 4D component publicly available after the release of 4D v6.7.0 by 4D, Inc., and 4D SA. With this release, BASh has been expanded and many outstanding issues have been corrected. Full compatibility with 4D v7.0.x (4D 2003) is now available in this release, too. In keeping with the tradition of offering high quality products and services, Deep Sky Technologies, Inc., has continued to make the BASh component available for free to the developer community.
BASh v1.8.5 contains 24 new methods and a whole new module of code.
All total, the BASh component now consists of 477 methods across 32 modules of code. The comprehensive PDF manual is almost 600 pages long and describes every single method call in detail. Documentation has even been provided for all of the error codes through the BASh component. As well, the BASh component includes the documentation module, z_Library, as a separate 4D Insider library.
You can find more information about the BASh update at the Deep Sky Technology Web site. BASh 1.8.5 is available as peepware.