Watir 1.6.7 released

Written by: bpettichord on October 28, 2010

Hello, everyone!

Watir 1.6.7 got just released! General improvements

  • added new waiting methods for Watir::Element: #when_present, #wait_until_present and #wait_while_present (Jari Bakken and Jarmo Pertman)
  • added new waiting methods for Watir::IE and Watir::Firefox: #wait_until and #wait_while (Jari Bakken and Jarmo Pertman)
  • added method #present? for Watir::Element (Jari Bakken and Jarmo Pertman)
  • deprecated old waiting methods in Watir::Waiter which will be removed in some future version - use Watir::Wait instead (Jarmo Pertman)

IE improvements

Firefox improvements

  • get_attribute_value now works with attributes named something like "foo-bar" (Alan Shields)

Cleanup & Maintenance

  • cleaned up repo at GitHub
  • merge licenses into one (Željko Filipin)
  • Rakefile works now under non-Windows systems too (Alan Shields)
  • Removed datahandler.rb (Charley Baker)

Install it with: gem install watir And run your existing tests.

If you’re seeing any problems then don’t forget to open a ticket at JIRA (http://jira.openqa.org/browse/WTR) or fork the project on GitHub (http://github.com/bret/watir) and send us a pull request with the fix! If you have any problems installing Watir, then read more detailed instructions at http://watir.com/installation/

~ Watir Development Team