[Wtr-development] Watir 1.6.7 final released

Bret Pettichord bret at pettichord.com
Wed Oct 27 10:54:21 EDT 2010


Yes it would be great to finish this work.

A couple of years ago I was adding active support dependencies to all my
projects. Now I'm pulling them all out.

Bret

On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 4:17 AM, Jarmo <jarmo.p at gmail.com> wrote:

> One of the goals for next version could be the removal of
> activesupport dependency. Charley, you started with it, can you finish
> that task?
>
> Currently, when people want to use ActiveRecord 3.x with Watir tests
> then they can't
> (
> http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.ruby/browse_thread/thread/77180dd0f5c58906?hl=en
> )
>
> Jarmo
>
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 12:11 AM, Charley Baker <charley.baker at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Agreed, we can do it better, the rolling releases and getting those
> > going has been a priority just to make sure we can step it up a bit.
> > After so much inactivity, I feel comfortable with the overall workflow
> > again.
> >
> >  Let's prioritize JIRA issues and move them into this next release.
> > If anyone would like to step up and help out, feel free to let me
> > know. Obviously you're welcome to make pull requests, and edit JIRA at
> > will. We should have a better idea of what's going in the next release
> > in the next day or two.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Charley Baker
> > Lead Developer, Watir, http://watir.com
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 1:57 PM, Jarmo <jarmo.p at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> It took 24 days to release new version. Woho!
> >>
> >> But i think that we could do it even better :)
> >>
> >> Agenda for the next version?
> >>
> >> Jarmo
> >>
> >> On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 10:37 PM, Charley Baker <
> charley.baker at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Hello, everyone!
> >>>
> >>> Watir 1.6.7 got just released!
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> === General improvements
> >>> * added new waiting methods for Watir::Element: #when_present,
> >>> #wait_until_present and #wait_while_present (Jari Bakken and Jarmo
> >>> Pertman)
> >>> * added new waiting methods for Watir::IE and Watir::Firefox:
> >>> #wait_until and #wait_while (Jari Bakken and Jarmo Pertman)
> >>> * added method #present? for Watir::Element (Jari Bakken and Jarmo
> >>> Pertman)
> >>> * deprecated old waiting methods in Watir::Waiter which will be
> >>> removed in some future version - use Watir::Wait instead (Jarmo
> >>> Pertman)
> >>>
> >>> === IE improvements
> >>> * removed Watir::Simple (Željko Filipin)
> >>> * #click_no_wait was not working with frame elements. Closes
> >>> http://jira.openqa.org/browse/WTR-459 (Jarmo Pertman)
> >>>
> >>> === Firefox improvements
> >>> * get_attribute_value now works with attributes named something like
> >>> "foo-bar" (Alan Shields)
> >>>
> >>> === Cleanup & Maintenance
> >>> * cleaned up repo at GitHub
> >>> * merge licenses into one (Željko Filipin)
> >>> * Rakefile works now under non-Windows systems too (Alan Shields)
> >>> * Removed datahandler.rb (Charley Baker)
> >>>
> >>> Install it with:
> >>>
> >>> gem install watir
> >>>
> >>> And run your existing tests.
> >>>
> >>> If you're seeing any problems then don't forget to open a ticket at
> >>> JIRA (http://jira.openqa.org/browse/WTR) or fork the project on GitHub
> >>> (http://github.com/bret/watir) and send us a pull request with the
> >>> fix!
> >>> If you have any problems installing Watir, then read more detailed
> >>> instructions at http://watir.com/installation/
> >>>
> >>> Watir Development Team
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-- 
Bret Pettichord
Lead Developer, Watir, www.watir.com

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