[Fluid-announce] Fluid Infusion 1.0 Release
eli at media.berkeley.edu
Fri Apr 10 00:42:38 UTC 2009
The Fluid Project is very pleased to announce the release of Fluid
This release introduces a new data binding framework, a stand-alone
Progress component, three new Fluid Skinning System themes, and a
number of UI Options improvements and refinements. Along with the
usual bug fixes and improvements, we've improved the consistency of
the code base by standardizing APIs, class names, and reorganizing the
Please see What's New in This Release below for more details.
If you're upgrading from a previous version of Infusion you may want
to refer to the following Upgrade guides:
Infusion 1.0 is available for download at:
What's New in This Release?
* New data binding framework: the ChangeApplier
* Substantial UI Options improvements and refinements, including:
- a better user interface: improved layout, easier to use,
- new features: table of contents, contrast and line spacing
- configurable strategy for persisting user preferences,
using cookies by default
- stable API
* 3 new Fluid Skinning System themes with graphics: Coal, Slate,
and Inverted High Contrast
* New preview component: Progress (previously part of the
* Improved documentation
* Better error handling for the Uploader
* Up to date ARIA support for the Reorderer
* Consistency across the board: standardized APIs, class names,
and source code layout
* Many bug fixes
See the complete list here:
What is Fluid Infusion?
rich, reusable, and accessible user interfaces on the Web. It includes
all the tools you need for building complex interactions, including
support for models and views, data binding, and unobtrusive markup
rendering. Infusion also includes a growing collection of components
that have been designed by a cross-disciplinary team and thoroughly
tested for usability and accessibility. By incorporating the Infusion
framework and components into your web application's user interface,
you will make your application easier to use by more people. Easier to
use means happier users.
An up-to-date listing of known issues with this release is available at:
Help us Build a Usable Web For Everyone
The Fluid Project is an open, collaborative community. Our goal is to
improve the user experience of open source web applications, so if you
are a designer or developer and want to help change the world,
consider getting involved! Fluid Infusion includes not only full
source code but also a design handbook that offers useful design,
accessibility, and usability strategies and documentation, all backed
by a growing community of interaction designers, user interface
experts, and software developers contributing a wealth of expertise in
usability and accessibility.
Many thanks to everyone in the community for their hard work and
support for this release!
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user interaction developer
ETS, UC Berkeley
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