[Fluid-announce] Fluid Infusion 1.1 Release

Daphne Ogle daphne at media.berkeley.edu
Wed Jun 3 19:45:22 UTC 2009


Congratulations all!


On Jun 2, 2009, at 5:03 PM, Eli Cochran wrote:

> The Fluid Project is very pleased to announce the release of Fluid  
> Infusion 1.1
>
> This release introduces a handful of new features and bug fixes to  
> the framework and components, building on the solid foundation of  
> our Infusion 1.0 release last month. Infusion 1.1 is an incremental  
> upgrade and preserves backwards compatibility for all production- 
> grade components.
>
> Infusion 1.1 is available for download at:
>
>  http://fluidproject.org/index.php/download-infusion
>
> What's New in This Release?
>
>  * Updates our supported browsers to include the latest from Yahoo's  
> A-grade browser list
>       - see http://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Browser+Support
>   * Provides the ability to create custom builds:
>       - see http://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Custom+Build
>   * Adds jQuery UI Themes for working with FSS themes
>   * Adds new and powerful decorators for the Renderer:
>       - The "fluid" decorator instantiates any Fluid Infusion  
> component bound to the markup
>       - New support for removing arbitrary attributes and CSS classes
>   * Updates the Pager:
>       - Improved handing of column sorting
>       - Fixed persistence of focus
>   * Updates the Uploader:
>       - User can manually switch to the standard non-Flash http file  
> uploader
>       - Uploader Browse button now respects DOM z-index in Flash 10
>   * Updates the User Interface Options:
>       - Better cross browser support
>       - Better keyboard and screen reader accessibility
>   * Changes some class names in the FSS and components:
> 	    - see http://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Upgrading+to+Infusion+1.1
>   * Changes some Framework API:
> 	    - see http://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Upgrading+to+Infusion+1.1
>   * Fixes many bugs
>
> See the complete list here:
>  http://issues.fluidproject.org/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?mode=hide&requestId=10203
>
> If you're upgrading from Infusion 1.0, please see:
>   http://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Upgrading+to+Infusion+1.1
> If upgrading from an earlier version of Infusion you may want to  
> refer to the following Upgrade guides:
>   http://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Upgrading+to+Infusion+1.0
>
>
>
> What is Fluid Infusion?
>
> Fluid Infusion is a JavaScript application framework for building  
> 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.
>
> Known Issues
>
> An up-to-date listing of known issues with this release is available  
> at:
>  http://issues.fluidproject.org/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?mode=hide&requestId=10189
>
> 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!
>
> . . . . . . . . . . .  .  .   .    .      .         .              .                     .
>
> Eli Cochran
> manager of user experience design
> ETS, UC Berkeley
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Daphne Ogle
Senior Interaction Designer
University of California, Berkeley
Educational Technology Services
daphne at media.berkeley.edu
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