Release Notes: 1.0

peterflynn edited this page Nov 3, 2014 · 9 revisions

What's New in Release 1.0

Full change logs: brackets and brackets-shell

UI/Behavior Changes

Max file size - For performance and stability, files larger than 16 MB will not be opened by Brackets.

API Changes

Version numbering - While previous releases of Brackets used version numbers like "0.XX", this release is numbered "1.0" and the next release (due out within a month) will be "1.1".

Deprecated APIs removed - The following APIs, which had been deprecated for some time already, have been removed:

  • CollectionUtils module
  • StringUtils.htmlEscape()
  • FileUtils.canonicalizeFolderPath()
  • ProjectManager.isBinaryFile()
  • CSSAgent.getStylesheetURLs() & CSSDocument.getStyleSheetFromBrowser()

Bugs have already been filed with all extensions that are believed to be using these APIs.

New/Improved Extensibility APIs

Themes - Themes no longer need to include a dummy 'main.js' file. Theme authors may wish to continue including this file in the short term for compatibility with Brackets 0.44, however.

Prepackaged extensions - Distributions of Brackets can now include extensions that will be auto-installed in the user extensions folder on first launch. Place extension .zip packages in a folder named auto-install-extensions next to the www folder. Users can update & uninstall these extensions individually just like regular user-installed extensions.

Known Issues

  • Activity Monitor in Mavericks (OS X 10.9) says the Brackets Helper process is "Not Responding" even when it's working normally (#5794). You can safely ignore this unless Brackets is actually failing to respond when you click or type text.
  • Debug > Run Tests is disabled in the installer/DMG distributions of Brackets, because the unit test code is not included. To run unit tests, pull Brackets from GitHub instead.

Community contributions to Brackets

Pulling source code from Git

  • Recommended: rebuild or reinstall an updated brackets-shell (new functionality was added).
  • Some submodules were updated this sprint. Run git submodule update to ensure your source tree is fully up to date.

Bugs fixed in Release 1.0

For details on the bugs addressed, please refer to closed Release 1.0 bugs . Not all fixed bugs will be caught by this search query, however.

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