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-<cms path="/24_release" serve="true" type="html" locale="en_US"
+<cms path="/24_release" serve="true" type="html" locale="en_US"
host="liftweb.net" valid_from="2012/01/12">
<tag name="sub" value="happening">
<b>Lift 2.4</b> Ships!
</tag>
- <tag name="redirect" value="http://lift.la/announcing-lift-24-final"/>
-<tag name="desc">
- 2012/01/12 The Lift team is proud to announce version 2.4 of Lift.
-</tag>
-<content><div/></content>
+ <tag name="desc">
+ 2012/01/12 The Lift team is proud to announce version 2.4 of Lift.
+ </tag>
+
+ <content>
+ <lift:surround with="default" at="content">
+ <head>
+ <title>Lift :: 2.4</title>
+ </head>
+ <div id="left">
+ <div>
+ <h1>Announcing Lift 2.4</h1>
+ <em>January 12, 2012</em>
+
+ <p>The Lift team proudly announces the <a href="/download">availability</a>
+ of the final release of Lift version 2.4.
+ </p>
+ <p>Lift is a powerful, secure and most matured web framework available today. There are
+ <a href="http://seventhings.liftweb.net/" target="_blank">Seven Things</a>
+ that distinguish Lift from other web frameworks.
+ </p>
+
+ <p>Lift applications are:</p>
+ <ul>
+ <li>Secure -- Lift apps are resistant to common vulnerabilities including many of the OWASP Top 10</li>
+ <li>Developer centeric -- Lift apps are fast to build, concise and easy to maintain</li>
+ <li>Scalable -- Lift apps are high performance and scale in the real world to handle insane traffic levels</li>
+ <li>Interactive like a desktop app -- Lift's Comet support is unparalled and Lift's ajax support is super-easy and very secure</li>
+ </ul>
+
+ <p>Read an <a href="/overview">overview</a> of how Lift achieves these important goals.</p>
+
+ <p>Lift open source software licensed under an Apache 2.0 license.</p>
+
+ <p>Lift 2.4 includes the following new features and enhancements:</p>
+ <ul>
+ <li>Lots of enhancements to JSON support</li>
+ <li>Record improvments</li>
+ <li>Squeryl/Record support for Crudify</li>
+ <li>Singificant enhancement to MongoDB support (including better support for reference records and binary fields)</li>
+ <li>Support for BsonDSL (BSON types to JsonDSL)</li>
+ <li>Significant enhancements to Mailer functionality</li>
+ <li>Significant enhancements to the CSS Selector transformers</li>
+ <li>Enhancements to Snippet resolution like sub-packages based resolution, Loc-based snippet resolution of Screen and Wizard, etc.</li>
+ <li>Significant improvement to REST support including stateless Async/Continuations on Jetty 7, Jetty 8 and Tomcat/Glassfish</li>
+ <li>Ability to get html5 compliant templates using data-lift attribute</li>
+ <li>Numerous localization modules</li>
+ </ul>
+
+ <p>A complete list of changes for all the milestones leading up to 2.4 final:</p>
+ <ul>
+ <li>http://www.assembla.com/spaces/liftweb/milestones/367456</li>
+ <li>http://www.assembla.com/spaces/liftweb/milestones/387120</li>
+ <li>http://www.assembla.com/spaces/liftweb/milestones/431058</li>
+ <li>http://www.assembla.com/spaces/liftweb/milestones/525891</li>
+ <li>http://www.assembla.com/spaces/liftweb/milestones/387136</li>
+ </ul>
+
+ <p>Please join the <a href="https://groups.google.com/group/liftweb" target="_blank">Lift Community</a>
+ and enjoy building awesome apps with Lift.</p>
+
+ </div>
+ </div>
+ <!--left-->
+ </lift:surround>
+ </content>
</cms>
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<div class="logo"><a href="http://innovationgames.com"><img src="http://static.liftweb.com/logo-innovation.gif" alt="" /></a></div>
<div class="logo"><a href="http://www.grabgrip.com"><img src="http://static.liftweb.com/t8-webware-logo.gif" alt="" /></a></div>
<div class="logo"><a href="http://untyped.com"><img src="http://static.liftweb.com/logo-untyped.gif" alt="" /></a></div>
+ <div class="logo"><a href="http://stackmob.com"><img src="http://static.liftweb.com/stackmob_logo_lift.png" alt="" /></a></div>
<div class="logo"><a href="http://openstudy.com"><img height="50" src="http://static.liftweb.com/open_study.png" alt="" /></a></div>
</lift:choose>
<div class="logo" style="margin-right: 0px;"><a href="http://foursquare.com"><img src="http://static.liftweb.com/logo-foursquare.gif" alt="" /></a></div>

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