[Pharo-users] [ANN] Pharo Launcher 1.6 released

Christophe Demarey christophe.demarey at inria.fr
Fri Feb 1 08:27:31 EST 2019


Hi all,

Pharo Launcher 1.6 has just been released! It is available from http://pharo.org/download.

This new version introduces two major changes:
the list of template sources is now externalized as a Ston file. Pharo Launcher will check regularly (at startup and each day) if there are changes between your local source of templates and the one hosted in Pharo file server. If so, Pharo Launcher will propose you to update your template sources. It is a way to automatically get new official sources or to keep stable, dev versions up to date.
a small UI is now available to manage VMs of PharoLauncher (update, remove, list).
Also, this is the first release done with all sources coming from GitHub (https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher).

Big thanks to all contributors, including issue reports.

Here is the changelog:
Pharo Launcher v1.6 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/releases/tag/1.6>
New features:

#283 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues/283> Template sources should be editable without modifying PL code
#172 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues/172> Provide a way to update / remove VMs
#131 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues/131> Display date for "Last Modified" on the form of "X day/month/year ago"
Improvements:

#295 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues/295> Pharo 7 marked as (development version)
#290 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues/290> Add "latest" to indicate dynamic version development versions for Pharo 7.0
#299 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues/299> About hot (more recently used) coloring schema
#287 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues/287> Launch button is enabled despite no Current image being selected (or present)
#274 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues/274> Copy and Rename command should not add a "-01"
Bug fixes:

#293 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues/293> zipfile from 85bebb7 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/commit/85bebb7dc75e7e78fac0f2cb02fde3ec384edbf0> has no source file
#291 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues/291> FileDoesNotExist error at Launcher startup
#286 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues/286> Buttons (Import > Launch an image...) are cut off in Windows 10
#281 <https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues/281> Pharo Launcher does not go beyond Pharo 7 #1384 image

Regards,
The Pharo team.
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