Application News 2006

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December 11th, 2006

  • Gregory Casamento has accepted the position of GNUstep Maintainer. He has detailed his plans for change as well.

December 1st, 2006

Fixed a bug that would report addresses multiple times; TBrowser now correctly displays all addresses.

November 20, 2006

This release fixes interoperability issues with unicode encoded messages.

November 17, 2006

Minor fixes and code clean-up, added missing method documentation.

November 10, 2006

From the article: The popularity of OS X among geeks in recent years has led to a lot more people discovering OpenStep through Cocoa. GNUstep provides a much-needed Free Software alternative, as David Chisnall explains.

November 8, 2006

November 6, 2006

Many bugfixes, built on top of Debian, includes and Mac OS X .nib compatibility.

November 5, 2006

Bugfixes, Mac OS X and GUstep version now share the same codebase and color equalization is now possible on the luminance channel, in addition to RGB.

September 30, 2006

  • Adun version 0.6 released
See (Download)
Adds lossless JPEG transformation, keybindings and bug fixes. (Download)

September 25, 2006

This pre-release introduces lots of new features, bug fixes, major refactorings, speed and usability improvements. (Download)

September 15, 2006

  • Grouch version 20060915 released
This release includes preliminary preferences panel, other fixes. (Download)

September 14, 2006

This release includes many bug fixes and partial rewrites of existing implementations and should be more robust that the previous release. (Download)

September 11, 2006

  • GNUstep example programs version 1.1.0 released
Sample programs and class demonstrations to mess around with :). (Download)
  • GNUstep Startup version 0.16.0 released
This is the package to download if you want to install all 4 core GNUstep packages. Updated included library versions. (Download, Announcement)

September 08, 2006

  • JIGS version 1.5.6 in SVN
New advanced support for exposing enumeration: the wrapper tool can now recognize and parse enumeration declarations in the Objective-C header files, so it automatically maps them to ints, and upon request can expose any enumeration you want using static Java constants in a class.

September 02, 2006

Patches added, that fix a bug with respect to monitoring TXT updates and add IPv6 support for Solaris and FreeBSD.
Adam Fedor announced the opening of a new project website, intended for people to put GNUstep-related frameworks and applications without having to sign a copyright assignment form to the FSF.

August 31, 2006

(Download and release notes)

August 30, 2006

Everybody loves bugfixes
(Download, release notes)

August 29, 2006

Working Nib support! Please note that only 10.2.x and later nibs are supported by this. Notes about how to convert older nibs are available on the portability page.
(Download, release notes)
This release includes several bugfixes to art and xlib and some work done on the GDI interface by Christopher Armstrong. Support for keyed encoding has been added to all gui classes and Nib loading as well as RTFD read and write support has been implemented. For the most part, nibs are (or should be) compatible between GNUstep and Mac OS X. Additionally, better support for color schemes and themes has been added. In the near future theming should be integrated into gui itself.
(Download GUI, GUI release notes, Download Backend, Backend release notes)

August 28, 2006

Several classes added that deal with URL and predicate handling, including a few minor API changes. The new Make package features some work done on MingW plus some DLL trickery. You have to rebuild all your applications (except when using MingW) when you switch to this version!
(Download Base, Base release notes, Download Make, Make release notes)

August 23, 2006

An image Inspector for
(Download, release notes)
Goes over the basics of how to work with the GNUstep SVN repository.
Date Application and Link Version Short description
30. Jun 2006 Tryst 108 proof of concept implementation of Apple's Bonjour
29. Jun 2006 Tryst 108pre3 proof of concept implementation of Apple's Bonjour
08. Jun 2006 Tryst 108pre2 proof of concept implementation of Apple's Bonjour
03. Jun 2006 Tryst 108pre1 proof of concept implementation of Apple's Bonjour
20. May 2006 Gorm 1.0.8 Graphical Object Relationship Modeller
30. Apr 2006 Price 0.8.0 Precision Raster Image Convolution Engine
21. Apr 2006 GSKrab 0.0.1 A GNUstep Keyboard Grabber
08. Apr 2006 Gorm 1.0.6 Graphical Object Relationship Modeller
31. Mar 2006 Cynthiune 0.9.5 Romantic music player
23. Mar 2006 GWorkspace 0.8.2 GNUstep Workspace Manager
06. Mar 2006 GWorkspace 0.8.1 GNUstep Workspace Manager
03. Mar 2006 Ticker (first release) RSS monitor
02. Mar 2006 ImgGeoRef 0.1 Application for geo-referencing an image
01. Mar 2006 PhotoClip 0.2.4 Simple editor for digital photos
22. Feb 2006 Étoilé 0.1 GNUstep-based user environment
15. Feb 2006 Tryst 107pre5 proof of concept implementation of Apple's Bonjour
15. Feb 2006 KoBase 0.3.2 Low-level framework
09. Feb 2006 Grouch (currently snapshot only) AOL Instant Messenger client
08. Feb 2006 NoteBook 0.3 Store and organize your notes
25. Jan 2006 Gorm 1.0.4 Graphical Object Relationship Modeller
15. Jan 2006 ProjectCenter 0.4.3 Officical GNUstep IDE
15. Jan 2006 42 0.1.0 A graph based database backend
08. Jan 2006 WildMenus modified by Jiva DeVoe Horizontal Menus
04. Jan 2006 DIMVisual 0.2 Data Integrated Model for Visualization