modelx v0.9.0 (9 Aug 2020)#
This release introduces the following enhancements and changes.
Introduction of new interface to Excel files
methods are introduced. These methods create newly introduced
objects and assign the objects to References.
objects act like
dict and the user can get and
set values by the subscription operation (
Excel files accessed through
objects are saved inside
model folders, or outside of the model folders.
ZIP file compression (GH36)
The serializer is updated and the structure of the model folders is different from the previous version. The updated serializer writes Model information to __init__.py directly under the model folder. The updated serializer creates a folder for each UserSpace with the same name as the UserSpace, and output information about the UserSpace to __init__.py files under the folder. The serializer puts data files under folders named _data. Models output by older versions are also supported.
Backward Incompatible Changes#
Text files are output in UTF-8
Text files output by functions or methods to write Models,
write_model() are now all in UTF-8.
Previously, text files were output in operating system’s default
encoding for the most part, and some were in UTF-8.