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Release Notes of openHAB version 1.0

openHAB Release 1.0

Version 1.0 includes many new features, improvements and bug fixes.

Here is a detailed list of what this release brings on top of the previous openHAB 0.9.1:

New & Noteworthy

Version 1.0.0

Major features:

  • native Andoid client available - HABDroid!
  • new Persistence support is available with implementations of db4o, rrd4j, and Logback logging
  • Server-side chart support through rrd4j including a new Chart widget for the UIs
  • Image widget now supports automatic refreshs
  • new Video widget for video streams
  • new Setpoint widget to easily allow numeric item adjustments
  • new Webview widget for integration of external content
  • Issue 70: Bonjour/MDNS discovery support
  • Support for timers, i.e. the possibility to schedule the execution of a block of code for a later point in time from within scripts or rules
  • Issue 37: Presence Simulation
  • new ConfigAdmin binding
  • new Dropbox bundle
  • new Novelan Heatpump Binding (thanks to Philipp Bolle for this contribution)


  • Fritzbox binding now refreshes its connection every night, so that it recovers from blocked sockets
  • KNX response timeout is now configurable
  • upgraded target platform to Juno (4.2)
  • upgraded build to Tycho 0.15.0
  • Group items can now contain items from different sources (e.g. different items files)
  • added new rule action to store and restore item states in a rule context
  • added NAND and NOR group functions to calculate group item states
  • added HTTP PUT and DELETE rule actions and enhanced API to support sending content and contentType
  • KNX read requests are now resent (a configurable number of times) after timeout
  • added Jodatime to script/rule language to allow powerful data/time calculations
  • Mail action now supports popBeforeSmtp
  • Issue 81: openHAB instance generates a unique ID during first launch
  • Issue 82: Access to openHAB version for client APPs
  • Issue 86: Extend HttpBinding to support numeric commands (eg. !PercentType for !RollerShutter)
  • Issue 88: SNMP: implementing handling for numbers
  • Issue 62: Support streaming mode in the REST API for item/widget status changes
  • KNX data types for electric current and brightness are now supported
  • added new !LogAction to log to the "normal" log files in rules/scripts
  • added new Ping Action which allows to check the vitality of given hosts in rules/scripts
  • removed demo files from runtime zip and provided an additional demo zip
  • XMPPConnection now provides a proxy configuration to support GTalk properly (thanks to Phillip Bolle for this contribution)

feature overview


Setup intro

Linux and OS X





User Interfaces



(link to openHAB forum)



Application Integration



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