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  • Make end X universal.

    There are some cases where one can say end method or end case to indicate what the end is closing. This should be universal for every instance of end.
  • PDSOE Debugger - Show contents of temp table/data set

    • Under Review
    It would be nice to be able to see the contents of a temp table or dataset in the PDSOE Debugger. Currently, it only shows the current buffer contents. I want to see the full contents of the temp table. As a bonus, if the variable is a handle and...
  • REST Outbound Support should be in the ABL

    • Complete
    You should be able to invoke a REST service from the ABL (as well as SOAP Web Services). A build-in REST web client in OOABL would be great.
  • Upgrade option for OpenEdge Installation

    It will be good to provide upgrade option for existing user with lower OpenEdge version. We can have options like new installation or Upgrade from lower version to higher version like 11.4.0 to 11.6.0 while installing OpenEdge .
  • Make the Variables view of the Debugger sortable

    Currently you can click on the "Name" column, but nothing happens. It would be nice if the variable names are actually sorted
  • Improve ABL sockets to support client-side certificate authentication

    It would be great to make ABL socket to support client-side certificate authentication also known as mutual authentication ( ). This would add possibility to use Progress http client (OE.Net library...
  • Allow multiple class definitions in one file

    • Under Review
    It will be nice to have one program file that groups together closely related classes. This is very convenient for small classes used inside a main class like EventArgs, Key-Value and Parameter carrier. Generating multiple r-codes (one for each class...
  • Add "ABL Enum" wizard to Developer Studio

    Currently you can't create a new enum from the Developer studio menu File > New > ... You have to create a class and replace the CLASS / END CLASS with ENUM / END ENUM. A direct way to create enums would be nice...
  • Intelligent casing of unreserved keywords in PDSOE

    When using unreserved keywords as property in a class, the casing rules get applied to them. Since the compiler can figure out what you're doing, so should the parser in Eclipse (PDSOE). To a lesser annoying extent, they also get the keyword coloring...
  • Extend TABLE-SCAN support to dynamic queries

    TABLE-SCAN is currently only available for static FOR EACH statements, not for dynamic queries. Extending the support for TABLE-SCAN to dynamic queries would be a useful feature. See discussion at