jQuery Library for SharePoint Web Services (SPServices) v0.7.1 Beta 1 Available

Today I’ve posted the first beta for SPServices v0.7.1. While it is only a point release, it contains more significant changes than its sibling, v0.7.0, which was mainly focused on publishing a version which would work with jQuery 1.7.

If you are willing and able, I’d appreciate you testing this beta in any places where you are currently using earlier versions of SPServices so that you can help identify any regressions. I’ve made some significant changes to the core capabilities of SPServices which will make it smaller and more efficient.

Here are the full details on what is included in this release:

See all items in the Issue Tracker here.

New Functionality

Alpha Issue Tracker Item Function Operation Description
ALPHA3-6 9755 $().SPXmlToJson NA Convert XML data to JSON
ALPHA11 9751 $().SPServices.SPDisplayRelatedInfo NA SPDisplayRelatedInfo Matching on ID Instead of Text
ALPHA11 633 $().SPServices.SPCascadeDropdowns NA SPCascadeDropdowns() – Using IDs on Query to populate child column rather than values

ALPHA13 – Streamlined SPXmlToJson. This is RC1 for the new function.

New Operations

Alpha Web Service Operation Options MSDN Documentation Issue Tracker Item
ALPHA1 Lists GetVersionCollection [WebURL], strlistID, strlistItemID, strFieldName Lists.GetVersionCollection Method 8322
ALPHA2 SiteData GetSite [WebURL] SiteData.GetSite Method 9718
ALPHA2 SiteData GetSiteUrl Url SiteData.GetSiteUrl Method 9718

ALPHA12 Lists.ApplyContentTypeToList, Lists.CreateContentType, Lists.DeleteContentType, Lists.GetListItemChanges, Lists.UndoCheckOut, Lists.UpdateContentType, SiteData.GetWeb

Bug Fixes and Efficiency

Alpha Issue Tracker Item Function Description
ALPHA2 9754 $().SPServices New Internal Function: siteDataFixSOAPEnvelope
ALPHA2 9744 $().SPServices.SPComplexToSimpleDropdown Bug in SPComplexToSimpleDropdown
ALPHA5 7705 $().SPServices.SPUpdateMultipleListItems SPUpdateMultipleListItems – Add completefunc
ALPHA6 9785 $().SPServices.SPFilterDropdown Extend SPFilterDropdown with CAMLQueryOptions or RecursiveAll
ALPHA7 9793 $().SPServices.SPCascadeDropdowns SPCascadeDropdowns Performance Tweaks
ALPHA7 9794 $().SPServices.SPDisplayRelatedInfo SPDisplayRelatedInfo Performance Tweaks
ALPHA8 7876 $().SPServices.SPCascadeDropdowns SPCascadeDropdowns – 1 parent; multiple children
ALPHA9 9810 $().SPServices.SPCascadeDropdowns SPCascadeDropdowns Shouldn’t Show Null Values
ALPHA9 9811 $().SPServices.SPComplexToSimpleDropdown completefunc not called in SPComplexToSimpleDropdown
ALPHA10 9789 $().SPServices.SPComplexToSimpleDropdown SPComplexToSimpleDropdown when column is not required

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