Sunday, January 10, 2010

Studio for kdb+ v 3.23 released

We've made some enhancements to Studio for kdb+ and v3.23 2010.01.09
is now available for download from

Changes include:
  • Support of Timestamp and Timespan types
  • Support of compressed data(kdb v2.6). Saw 4-10 times less data transferred
  • Migrated to Java 6
  • Jfreechart library was upgraded, all other libs dropped
  • Frame title tweaks. Now displayed as 'filename@server_name'
  • Last execution time(full cycle) for last query
  • Decimal format now can be specified in config: DecimalFormat=#.######
  • Look and feel can be specified in config: lookandfeel='lookandfeel class name'. This fix exceptions when using remote desktop on Windows with different theme settings
  • Builtin help has been remove. Please use as documentation source.
  • Excel export change to handle escaping text containing substring <IND>
  • Other small fixes...

Please contact me if you have any questions, bug reports.

For the moment the distribution is packaged as a zip file only - maybe
we will package as .exe too later. To use, download from the above
link, unzip retaining folder structure, and invoke via

java -jar studio.jar

The config file is automatically generated in

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