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Table 1 lists changes described in this version of the documentation to support release 8.0 of the software.
Data Types in Siebel eScript
All primitive and object data types can be strongly typed when you use the ST eScript engine.
Object Data Types in Siebel eScript
The Application object was added to the list of prebuilt object types in Siebel eScript.
Performance Considerations in Using Object Data Types
New topic. To improve performance, it is recommended that you use primitive data types rather than object data types when possible.
Logical Operators and Conditional Expressions in Siebel eScript
Corrected syntax errors in the last code example in this section.
About Script Libraries
Added information on using the Siebel 8.0 script libraries feature with business service objects.
Table 2 lists changes described in this version of the documentation to support release 8.0 of the software.
About the Siebel eScript Script Engines
The ST eScript Engine is enabled by default in Siebel 8.0.
Incompatibilities Between the ST eScript and the T eScript Engines
New information on differences between the ST eScript engine and the T eScript engine in performing the following:
About the Fix and Go Feature
The Fix and Go option makes script testing more efficient by allowing scripts to be edited and the debugging process to continue without having to recompile the program after each change.
About Script Assist Repository Introspection
Script Assist accesses the definitions of objects in the repository and displays this information allowing developers to choose the relevant methods and properties they want to add to their script.
New information on using the equality comparison operator with strongly typed variables.
In Siebel 8.0, the applet user property CanInvokeMethod can be used instead of the PreCanInvokeMethod() event to enable and disable applet methods.
Business Service Objects
Business service functions can be called directly from anywhere within the scripting interface after a business service is declared by using Script Assist script libraries.
String Object Methods and Properties in Siebel eScript
Added information on the String search() method.