[dancer-users] New Dancer 2 release: 0.08

David Precious davidp at preshweb.co.uk
Thu Aug 22 21:16:55 BST 2013

Kudos for the detailed release announcement, and to everyone for all
their hard work.

Really hoping I'll have some time to spare to hack on D2 again soon :)

On Sun, 18 Aug 2013 22:32:40 +0300 sawyer x <xsawyerx at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey,
> we have just released a new version of Dancer 2: 0.08. While it didn't
> carry everything we had wanted (one specific change was left for
> 0.09), we decided it is more important not to delay features and
> fixes. We can also do another release next week, right?
> This release saw at least 16 closed tickets. Not a bad record. There
> were also several important changes that were not described in
> tickets and were resolved as well. The release also saw me struggling
> with a Dist::Zilla plugin, resulting in no date put on the changes
> file entry. This will be fixed in the next version. Hopefully I will
> win that round. :)
> The following people deserve thanks for this release (not ordered in
> any way):
> Russell Jenkins, Franck Cuny, Alberto Simões, Stefan Hornburg, Steven
> Humphrey, and myself, Sawyer X.
> Our plans for the next release are to focus on the Dancer command line
> utility. This does not mean we will ignore everything else, but that
> we'll be geared towards finishing that aspect that pains us.
> We've raised various ideas of what we want the command line to be
> able to do. This includes scaffolding the default (as it does now),
> perhaps additional example applications, adding more modules, setting
> some defaults of the frameworks you want to add (Bootstrap, jQuery,
> etc.), the different configuration options you want, and perhaps some
> profiles (dzil-enabled, anyone?).
> We also intend to phase our the "devel" branch in order to clean up
> the merge and release process and make it easier for new-comers to
> help out. This might require some changes to forks, but as usual we
> will be there to help you out and to smooth this transition. In the
> end, it will be easier for you to submit changes to Dancer and it
> will be easier for us to review, merge them, and release new versions.
> Have a wonderful dance,
> Sawyer X,
> Dancer core team.

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