Griffon 0.1 Beta Released
After much last minute bug fixing Griffon 0.1 Beta has been released into the wild. You can get the goods at the Griffon Downloads Page. Highlights for this release:
- Plugins, as prevously discussed.
- Enhanced Testing Support via the
test-appscript and plugins such as
- Packing via pack200 packing of existing jars for Java 6u10
- Smarter handling of the auto-sign and auto-pack of jars. Jars are only packed and signed for distribution packaging and the
- Some re-working of the MVCGroup APIs. See the FileViewer sample for a subtle example.
- Any bug with a patch in the JIRA database has been applied, they've all been good so far.
I'de like to thank the other two despots (Andres and James)for their help in development and evangalism and all the early adopters who have given Griffon a look in the 0.0 release. And especially those who submitted patches! That's what OSS is about!
About Danno Ferrin
Danno Ferrin has been programming in Java since the Netscape 2.0 beta and started his career programming in NetDynamics. After surviving three different startups he is currently working as a government contracter at Intelligent Software Solutions. His day job involves writing Swing applications in Java, but on his own time he writes Swing applications in Groovy.
In the open source Java world he is an emeritus commiter at the Apache Tomcat and Ant projects and currently is a committer for the Groovy project and a Despot (Project lead) for the Griffon project.More About Danno »
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