Release Notes 09

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Release Notes of openHAB version 0.9

openHAB Release 0.9

Version 0.9 has many new features, improvements and bug fixes.

Here is what is included in this release:

New & Noteworthy

Version 0.9.1

  • improved icon and label of uninitialized items
  • improved type comparison possibilities in rules and scripts
  • improved logged error messages of script and rule execution problems
  • fixed bug with sensor-id in !OneWire binding
  • added automatic archiving of log files
  • added timeout handling to Prowl action
  • fixed problem of accessing the changed property in Drools
  • added configurable "autoupdate" binding as a replacement of the ItemUpdater mechanism
  • added http post request action
  • fixed problem with suspended REST requests
  • Sencha Touch UI: updated to the latest Sencha Touch 2.0 nighty build (increased stability and many major bug fixes)
  • Sencha Touch UI: fixed a CSS style for phone mode group items
  • Sencha Touch UI: smaller widget heights in phone mode
  • Sencha Touch UI: added an option to disable transition animations (good for low-end devices)
  • Sencha Touch UI: Made the app splash screens work
  • Sencha Touch UI: Many tweaks for bettering the user experience

Version 0.9.0

  • added possibility to create Scripts, which can be used within rules and consoles (OSGi, Google-Calendar, XMPP).
  • added a Rules with a very easy to use editor
  • added a native iOS client, available on the AppStore (thanks to Pablo Romeu for the contribution!)
  • added a preview version of an !SenchaTouch-based UI (thanks to Mihail Panayotov for the contribution!)
  • added a VDR binding (thanks to Wolfgang Willinghöfer for the contribution!)
  • added an Asterisk binding
  • added a SNMP binding
  • added security features: SSL and user authentication
  • REST-API: Server-push support through Atmosphere framework (thanks to Oliver Mazur for the contribution!)
  • REST-API: jsonp support for all URIs
  • REST-API: media type can be requested through query parameters
  • REST-API: single pages are now served without the details of the sub-pages
  • added support for KNX scenes
  • added support for sub-pages on image widgets
  • made Drools an Drools
  • made FreeTTS an optional add-on
  • shrinked the runtime zip from 55MB to 35MB
  • renamed command "speak" to "say"
  • updated quartz library to version 2.1.1
  • fixed bugs in 1Wire binding
  • fixed bugs in MPD binding
  • speeded up sitemap loading at startup
  • GCal downloader now handles quoted strings correctly
  • improved logging levels
  • simplified IDE setup for contributors by using Yoxos
  • made a new demo server available at

feature overview


Setup intro

Linux and OS X





User Interfaces



(link to openHAB forum)



Application Integration



A good source of inspiration and tips from users gathered over the years. Be aware that things may have changed since they were written and some examples might not work correctly.

Please update the wiki if you do come across any out of date information.

Binding configurations

Use case examples

Item definition examples

Sitemap definition examples

Collections of Rules on a single page

Single Rules


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