Eclipse January 2.1.0 Release Review

Type: 
Release
State: 
Successful
End Date of the Review Period: 

Reviews run for a minimum of one week. The outcome of the review is decided on this date. This is the last day to make comments or ask questions about this review.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Project: 
Release: 

2.1.0

Description: 

This is a release that further cleans up the dataset API, adds more examples and introduces units metadata. Also jars will be released to Maven Central.

Architectural Issues: 

Removed Apache commons lang dependency. Minor refactors have occurred that will allow further isolation from the implementation details of the API in the future

Non-Code Aspects: 

More examples have been added.

Conforms To UI/UX Guidelines: 
Not verified
Usability Details: 

The use of class types (in place of dataset type integers) in various method increases the type safety of the API.

End of Life: 

The API clean up has deprecated some method calls associated with dataset type integers. Some classes have been made internal or removed as they were not used or were never considered as part of the API: for example, BooleanIterator has been refactored.

 

Communities: 

There has been engagement on the project's github repository with issues being raised and resolved with pull requests. This project has users in DAWNScience, GDA, Eclipse Scanning project and other projects. And this release is has been undertaken in coordination with their releases.