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Blog from May 09, 2007

Boo 0.7.7 Released

Boo 0.7.7 is finally here!
With special thanks to Avishay Lavie, Cedric Vivier and all the nice people
who contributed to this release: Andy Bulka, Arron Washington,
Chris Peterson, Daniel Grunwald, Dominik Zablotny, Doug Holton,
Hans-Christian Holm, J Bryan Kelly, Jaroslaw Kowalski, Joshua W. Biagio,
Marcus Griep, mfowler, Miguel de Icaza, Posti Laatikko, Sergio Rubio,
Snaury, Szymon Wrozynski.

What? - http://boo.codehaus.org/
Download - http://boo.codehaus.org/Download

Highlights for this release include:

  • More complete/stable generics support (now usable in WSA mode too).
  • Support for using generic types with either external type parameters
    (List of int) or internal ones (List of MyClass)
  • Support for consuming generic methods.
  • Generators and Iterators are now generic
  • Support for the new "Type of *" syntax for referencing generic definitions.
  • Improved type inference on generic types (this is work in progress).
  • Fixed bug with multiple symbols on the same line when debugging
    boo-generated assemblies.
  • Fixed checked/unchecked inconsistencies and added new
    "-checked+/-" option to booc.
  • String handling optimized and generates Gendarme/FXcop-compliant assemblies.
  • Automatic stub are now created when not implementing abstract
    orinterface methods from base class.
  • Verify pipeline is now available on Mono too.
  • Lots of other fixes and improvements

Check the full change log at
http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/BOO?report=com.atlassian.jira.plugin ....

Best wishes and stay beautiful!