Release Notes

Release notes of the SemSpect RDF Server #

Version 16.0.1 (2024-06-27) #

  • New feature: search in exploration and field list menus
  • New feature: hide empty fields in object dossier
  • New features in table view:
    • extended text search settings (case match, whole word, regular expression)
    • easier (de-)selection of columns (incl. hide empty columns)
    • right click on header for quick menu access
    • empty values are now identifiable
  • New feature: load/explore multiple databases (datasets)
  • New feature: manage databases via REST
  • Improved: group tooltip now contains filter information
  • Improved: IRIs of classes and properties are now shown in tooltip
  • Improved: extended options for handling of RDF statements
  • Improved: sorting and filtering of RDF collections
  • License valid until the end of September without restrictions
  • Various small fixes and performance enhancements

15.0.0 (2024-03-28) #

  • Reworked: command line calls
  • New feature: dedicated handling for links and image urls (via dossier config file)
  • New feature: “repeat expansion” menu entry for faster traversal of uniform data
  • New feature: context menu “Start exploration with class” in class tree
  • New feature: option to disable domain/range entailment
  • New feature: option for exploration menu without resource count (for full performance)
  • Improved: input of numerical filters in table views
  • Improved: entities with the same rdfs:label now show their IRI for distinction
  • Improved: ignore OWL 1 vocabulary
  • Experimental: streaming import via SPARQL 1.1 Graph Store HTTP Protocol
  • Experimental: SKOS mode for better exploration of SKOS data
  • Experimental: facets from classes (via facet config file)
  • Various small fixes and perfomance enhancements
  • License valid until the end of June without restrictions

14.0.0-beta (2024-01-23) #

  • Breaking: Renaming of spring server options
  • New feature: SemSpect specific JDK options can be set using the environment variable SEMSPECT_JDK_OPTIONS
  • New feature: SemSpect server path be set using the parameter server.servlet.context-path
  • New feature: Load RDF dump file from URL
  • Experimental: Show top class in class tree
  • Experimental: Show classes and properties as resources
  • Improved: Better hints on missing or misuse of script arguments
  • Fixed: Script fails to start SemSpect with JDK version >= 19
  • Fixed: Floats displayed as integers in object dossier

13.0.1-beta (2023-12-28) #

  • First beta release with dedicated in-memory RDF store (SemStore)