01 September 2015

Griffon 2.4.0 Released

The Griffon team is happy to announce the release of Griffon 2.4.0!

The following list summarizes the changes brought by this release:

  • Upgraded to Groovy 2.4.4 and Guice 4.0.

  • New GDSL for SwingBuilder nodes.

  • Guice modules may be annotated with griffon.inject.DependsOn.

  • Query for a key’s existence on a specific griffon.core.Context or its hierarchy.

  • Updates to MVCGroup relationship behavior.

  • Support contextual injections via @Contextual.

  • Java8 specific property editors added:

    • java.time.LocalDate, java.time.LocalDateTime, java.time.LocalTime.

    • extensions for java.util.Calendar and java.util.Date that can handle java.time types.

  • JavaFX support received lots up updates:

    • new AST transformations: @ListChangeListener and @MapChangeListener.

    • Automatically wrap listeners generated by @ChangeListener, @InvalidationListener, @ListChangeListener and @MapChangeListener with their Weak reference counterparts.

    • JavaFXUtils can bind ToolBar buttons to actions.

    • JavaFXUtils.findElement works with more containers.

    • GraphicPropertyEditor can handle plain resources.

    • New property editors:

      • LinearGradientPropertyEditor, RadialGradientPropertyEditor and PaintPropertyEditor.

A more detailed description of the changes and compatibility issues can be found at the release notes.

We look forward to your feedback. Please report any problems you find to the Griffon User list, or better yet, file a bug at https://github.com/griffon/griffon/issues

Remember you can also contact the team on Twitter: @theaviary.

Many thanks to all who contributed to this release!

The Griffon Team