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Joget Workflow v3 Enterprise 3.1.5 Announced

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The 3.1.5 update version of Joget Enterprise edition features a notable security improvement over the earlier version.

The security improvements are as follow:-
Master Login encryption
Master Login is typically used for handling JSON API calls. Encryption is now added to protect the credential to prevent one from retrieving it directly from the database.
Datasource Profile encryption
Database access credential stored in the Datasource Profile is now encrypted as well to prevent one from being able to retrieve the credential directly to access the database.
For a complete list of changes, please visit Joget Workflow v3 Enterprise Edition Version Changes.

Joget Workflow as a Citizen Developer Platform

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On July 14, 2011, Gartner published a press release that "Citizen developers will be building at least a quarter of new business applications by 2014...". This article has brought renewed interest in end-user application development which had been propositioned as early as the 1980s, if not earlier.

The definition of citizen developer as defined by Gartner states that:
"A citizen developer is a user who creates new business applications for consumption by others using development and runtime environments sanctioned by corporate IT. In the past, end-user application development has typically been limited to single-user or workgroup solutions built with tools like Microsoft Excel and Access. However, today, end users can build departmental, enterprise and even public applications using shared services, fourth-generation language (4GL)-style development platforms and cloud computing services." According to Gartner, employees bypassing the IT departments to develop the…