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New API docs site

Posted by Bob Nystrom
Happy Holidays, everyone! In a fit of festive holiday cheer, we have decided to give you all an exciting present. No, it's not a pony. No, it's not a Nintendo either. No, it's... look just stop asking and we'll tell you. We revamped the Dart API docs. They're using the new dartdoc tool which you can also use to generate docs for your Dart code. Actually, after the whole pony and Nintendo thing, that kind of sounds like a let down. Anyway, we've got brand new docs up, including the new dart:html library. Enjoy!

New Dart Editor build (2380)

Posted by Seth Ladd
A new Dart Editor build (2380) is available for download. Changes include: Initial VM launch support... toolbar button and .options fileGenerate JS only for browser applicationsFont scaling for code editor, libraries view, problems viewSearch box improvements and cleanupFixed memory leak when closing librariesDartC, parser, and code completion improvementsImproved syntax coloringLots of bug fixes as a result of internal testingAlso see the change log. For instructions on downloading, installing, and using Dart Editor, see the Dart Editor tutorial.

Dart language spec v0.06 now available

Posted by Kathy Walrath
Version 0.06 of the Dart language spec is now available. Changes include: 7:5.1: Clarified how initializing formals can act as optional parameters of generative constructors.7.5.2: Treat factories as constructors, so type parameters are implicitly in scope.8.3: Simplify rules for interface factory clauses. Use the keyword default instead of factory.9: Mention that typedefs can have type parameters.10.29: Added checked mode test that type arguments match generic type.13.2: Added definition of malformed types, and requirement on their handling in checked mode.

New Dart Editor build (1910)

Posted by Kathy Walrath
A new Dart Editor build (1910) is available for download. Changes include: Moved bundled libraries out of plugins into new "libraries" directoryIndexer improvements including integration into builderEditor tab tooltip shows path of the files being editedProblems view sorting fixesNew File wizard to open created file in the default editor for that file type, instead of the plain text editorDartC improvementsAlso see the change log. For instructions on downloading, installing, and using Dart Editor, see the Dart Editor tutorial.