Version 0.5 of ObjFW

Release Notes: %@ is now allowed in format strings. of_log has been added for easy logging. Exceptions have one header per exception now and lots of exception improvements were made. Huge improvements were made in XML handling and in socket handling. OFStreamObserver is designed for multi-threading. The new classes OFURL, OFHTTPRequest, and OFCondition were added. Improvements were made in objfw-compile. Blocks can be used together with Cocoa now when linking ObjFW and Cocoa. OFAutoreleasePools are used by both now. Support for Base64, a real Xcode project, and Haiku support were added. Lots of small bugfixes and countless small changes were made.

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  •  13 Nov 2012 00:30

Release Notes: Support for Haiku. Autorelease pools now work properly without __thread. Incorrect framework version in the Xcode project has been fixed. Documentation fixes and improvements. Blocks now only use 16 bits for the reference count in order to avoid problems with newer Clang versions. More use of OF_SENTINEL.

  •  28 Oct 2012 15:19

Release Notes: Again, there are more differences in this release than in any release before it, and listing them all would be too much. The major differences are: ObjFW now comes with its own runtime, which greatly increases performance compared to the GNU runtime and makes it even faster than the Apple runtime. Automatic Reference Counting is now supported. Forwarding has been implemented. Asynchronous stream handling and huge performance improvements have been achieved.

  •  28 Feb 2012 00:34

Release Notes: This release puts a lot of core classes in class clusters, adds serialization and deserialization of objects into/from XML and JSON, adds the new classes OFIntrospection for introspecting classes and OFProcess for working with child processes, adds lots of OFXMLParser and OFXMLElement improvements, lets OFHTTPRequests have a delegate for status updates and processing data as soon as it arrives, adds several backends for OFStreamObserver (including kqueue, poll, and select), adds SOCKS5 support for OFTCPSockets (client only), and adds several API changes.

  •  30 Aug 2011 20:38

Release Notes: The blocks runtime is now working correctly. Documentation fixes. -framework works with objfw-compile now. Support for QNX. Various small fixes.

  •  01 Jul 2011 06:48

Release Notes: Lots of bugs were fixed.

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