[Seaside] [ANN] Seaside 2.9 Alpha 2
conradwt at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 19:14:07 UTC 2008
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 10:35 AM, Miguel Enrique Cobá Martínez <
m.coba.m at gmail.com> wrote:
> Lukas Renggli wrote:
>> Over a month has passed since the last release of Seaside 2.9. We are
>> very pleased to announced Seaside 2.9 Alpha 2 as a next step towards
>> the release of Seaside 2.9.
>> We've mainly worked on two things: (1) closing critical issues that
>> have been collected in the bug tracker, and (2) making different
>> configurations of Seaside a snap to load.
>> 1. Closed Issues
>> - Issue 3: A RESTful configuration editor would be very useful
>> - Issue 87: ColorValue>>hex fixes
>> - Issue 126: review request handler documentation
>> - Issue 165: consider WAPainter refactoring
>> - Issue 193: do we really need #vmStatisticsReportString?
>> - Issue 200: Seaside 2.9 project page on SqueakSource outdated
>> - Issue 206: check weird #value call on block in WADebugErrorHandler
>> - Issue 211: deprecate the scriptcaulous convenience methods on Canvas
>> - Issue 216: RSS Changes demo produces invalid XML
>> - Issue 218: WADispatcherEditor doing a #call: in #initialRequest:
>> - Issue 219: Why does WADecorationTask override #updateStates: ?
>> - Issue 227: #halt should always halt
>> - Issue 228: Move the Swazoo server adapter over to WAServerAdaptor
>> - Issue 234: Source code view is broken after painter refactoring
>> - Issue 240: JSJsonTests are not portable
>> - Issue 241: WANumberPrinter>>#digitsOf:base: uses a Float as an Array
>> - Issue 242: Using a niladic actionBlock with on:do: in not portable
>> - Issue 245: WAHalo Source View is broken
>> - Issue 246: Anchor callbacks should not accept blocks with one argument
>> - Issue 249: WATree broken in example browser
>> - Issue 250: JQuery Droppable does not seem to work right
>> - Issue 251: Accepting code in the browser opens a deprecation warning in
>> - Issue 254: Sourceview via halo does not seem to work
>> - Issue 256: Setting the default entry point does not seem to work
>> - Issue 258: Bad XHTML for versionuploader
>> - Issue 259: Request modification to WAPlatformTest>>#testIsResumable
>> ... and uncounted enhancements to the core code and various other
>> optional packages such as JQuery, JQuery-UI, Swazoo Server Adapters,
>> etc. We've further improved portability to other Smalltalk dialects,
>> in this round we mostly focused on VA Smalltalk.
>> 2. The Seaside Builder
>> We are proud to announce the Seaside Builder, the tool that makes it a
>> snap to load a specific set of Seaside 2.9 packages into any recent
>> Pharo or Squeak image:
>> The Seaside Builder lets you either select a predefined configuration
>> of Seaside packages or manually choose the packages you need. The
>> builder automatically ensures that all prerequisites are selected and
>> loaded in the right order. For the first time it is possible to
>> conveniently choose between the MIT licensed Comanche or the LGPL
>> licensed Swazoo web server.
>> At the bottom of the page there are two download options available:
>> "Load Script" creates a change-set that can be dragged onto any image
>> causing it to load the selected Seaside packages. There is also the
>> possibility to download a "Monticello Configuration" of the selected
>> packages. In the future more download options might become available.
>> 3. Things to be aware of
>> First of all, it is important to remember that this is an Alpha
>> release and therefore might not be suited to be used in production. We
>> are however rapidly approaching the beta phase and disruptive changes
>> are unlikely. Some of the core team members are already using Seaside
>> 2.9 in production.
>> You'll find a list of current migration issues at
>> 4. When things go wrong
>> If you run into problems or encounter problems, please let us know
>> using the issue tracker at
>> http://code.google.com/p/seaside/issues/list or through the mailing
>> list. We are especially interested into feedback concerning "The
>> Seaside Builder".
>> Congratulations, thanks for the hard work. We really appreciate it.
> Miguel Cobá
> seaside mailing list
> seaside at lists.squeakfoundation.org
Hi Lukas, thanks for getting this out in the wild and you and the
development team has done a great job. Next, are there any development
images that contain Seaside 2.9 Alpha? Well, thanks again for the
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