Watir-Classic 3.4.0 Released!

Written by: bpettichord on January 20, 2013

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Hello everyone!

I’m happy to announce that Watir-Classic 3.4.0 has been released!

Put it into your Gemfile:

gem "watir-classic", "~> 3.4.0"

Or install it manually with:

gem install watir-classic

Biggest change is a complete documentation overhaul. Check it out at rubydoc.info/github/watir/watir-classic/frames

Other changes:

  • All deprecated methods will print out warnings.
  • Element#flash returns self instead of nil.
  • Fix frame locator in Frame#attach_command (issue #45).
  • Remove :zero_based_indexing option - from now on all index options are starting from zero.
  • Remove global variable $HIDE_IE - use IE.visible= method instead. Support for command line switch -b is also removed.
  • Remove global varialbe $FAST_SPEED - use IE.speed= method instead. Support for command line switch -f is also removed.
  • Remove IE#close_all - use browser.windows.each(&:close) instead.
  • Remove IE#close_modal - use browser.modal_dialog.close instead.
  • Remove IE#close_others - use browser.windows.reject(&:current?).each(&:close) instead.
  • Remove unused ie-new-process.rb.
  • Remove unused PageContainer module.
  • Remove unused PageContainer#check_for_http_error.
  • Remove unused PageContainer#enabled_popup - use browser.modal_dialog instead.