[Ironpython-users] Announcing IronPython 2.7.4 Alpha 1!

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Sun May 12 23:41:54 CEST 2013


What is your timeline for moving to Github pages and issues? I still have
the cp2gh script lying around, it may need some updates if there have been
changes to CodePlex or the GH API.


On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 12:01 AM, Jeff Hardy <jdhardy at gmail.com> wrote:

> Also, there's a few other things I'd like to do before 2.7.4 final -
> mainly, once and for all, get packaging (distribute/pip/etc.) to work.
> Also, virtualenv and full IPython support would be nice. Better Mono
> support would help a lot of people. The test suite is still much less
> reliable than I would like. There's a lot of options, and as always, I'm
> willing to help anyone that wants to volunteer; a lot of this stuff doesn't
> require digging into the real guts of IronPython.
> There's also some housekeeping tasks - the IronPython domains are now
> maintained by the Python Software Foundation, and I'd like to get the
> website off of MS infrastructure and onto GitHub pages or similar. Finally,
> my long dormant docs project should come back to life.
> Right now, it's quite possible that 2.7.4 will be the last 2.7 release;
> I've been looking at Python 3 features, and I want them badly for something
> I'm working on, so this summer and fall I'm going to focus on Python 3 (as
> much as possible, at least, during the few good months of weather that
> Seattle gets).
> Anyway, download the alpha, see what works and what breaks, and let me
> know so that we can get it fixed.
> - Jeff
> On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 11:58 PM, Jeff Hardy <jdhardy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On behalf of the IronPython team, I'm happy to announce the first alpha
>> release of IronPython 2.7.4<https://ironpython.codeplex.com/releases/view/106471>.
>> This release includes everything from IronPython 2.7.3<https://ironpython.codeplex.com/releases/view/81726> and
>> earlier. Like all IronPython 2.7-series releases, .NET 4 is required to
>> install it. Installing this release will replace any existing IronPython
>> 2.7-series installation.
>> Improvements in IronPython 2.7.4 are mainly a collection of bug fixes<https://ironpython.codeplex.com/workitem/list/advanced?keyword=&status=Fixed&type=All&priority=All&release=2.7.4&assignedTo=All&component=All&sortField=Votes&sortDirection=Descending&page=0>,
>> many of which are directed at getting IPython <http://ipython.org/> working,
>> although it's not there yet.
>> Android and Silverlight 4 assemblies have been dropped from this version.
>> The Android assemblies need some more work to be usable with
>> Xamarin.Android, ans Silverlight 4 is just plain dead.
>> For Visual Studio integration, check out Python Tools for Visual Studio<http://pytools.codeplex.com/> which
>> has support for IronPython as well as CPython, and many other fantastic
>> features.
>> IronPython 2.7.3 is also available for embedding via NuGet<http://nuget.org/>.
>> The main package is IronPython, and the standard library is in
>> IronPython.StdLib. Because this is a prerelease package, you must use
>> -IncludePrerelease on the command line or select "Include Prerelease"
>> from the package drop-down menu.
>> A huge thanks goes out to Pawel Jasinski, Michael van der Kolff, and
>> Aleksander Heintz, who contributed most of the packages for this release.
>> - Jeff
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