We are happy to announce that the beta11 release of the Eclipse IDE for Scala is ready for download! This release comes in two flavors: the 2.9.2-SNAPSHOT version, and the 2.8.3-SNAPSHOT version.
The 2.8 compiler shipped with this version of the plugin is based on the development branch of 2.8.3, and is fully binary compatible with both 2.8.2 and 2.8.1. It contains the same improvements to the presentation compiler as the 2.9 version, and a number of bug fixes related to Java signatures. Also note that the 2.9.2-SNAPSHOT compiler shipped with this version of the plugin is fully binary compatile with both 2.9.1 and 2.9.0-1.
Added completion proposals for any type from the classpath in the Scala editor, with automatic imports.
Several fixes to improve interoperability of mixed Scala/Java project (#1000594, #1000568, #1000524 and #1000586).
Fixes in the SBT builder regarding passing compiler options, continuations support and classpath resolution (#1000605, #1000617).
SBT builder is the default builder.
Fixed Toggle Comment and Indentation for multi line string (#1000618).
Fixed problem when trying to put line breakpoint in object private method (#3271).
A list of fixed tickets for this release is available here:
You can install the new release by pointing Eclipse to the following update site:
for the 2.9.2-SNAPSHOT version: http://download.scala-ide.org/releases-29/2.0.0-beta
for the 2.8.3-SNAPSHOT version: http://download.scala-ide.org/releases-28/2.0.0-beta
Other releases can be found at:
Both plugins are ensured to work with Eclipse 3.6 (Helios), which is currently the officially supported Eclipse platform for the Scala IDE. Support for Eclipse 3.7 (Indigo) is experimental.
Happy Scala coding!
-- The Eclipse Scala IDE Team