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UPDATES

Date Version Description
11/27/2001 0.00 Original
  0.01 Changed create button to menu with application Java file, applet Java file and HTML file menu items; changed delete, edit and run buttons to menus with Java file and HTML file menu items
  0.02 Changed HTML file menu item in create menu to use object tag instead of applet tag
  0.03 Updated menu items in edit menu to use Edit Version 0.01 (see UPDATES)
  0.04 Updated menu items in edit menu to use Edit Version 0.02 (see UPDATES)
3/14/2002 0.05 Updated menu items in edit menu to use Edit Version 0.03 (see UPDATES)
3/28/2002 0.06 Updated menu items in edit menu to use Edit Version 0.04 (see UPDATES)
  0.07 Added help menu with Java API specification, Java tools and Java tutorial menu items; added browser for Java documents
  0.08 Added manifest file menu item to create menu; added archive button; added archive menu item to run menu
5/06/2002 0.09 Added package directory to create and delete menus; updated create, delete, edit and run menus to use package directory; updated compile and archive buttons to use package directory
6/04/2002 0.10 Added classes directory; updated Java Tools Archive shortcut
6/15/2002 0.11 Added file menu; moved create, delete and edit menus to file menu; added exit menu item to file menu; added tools menu; changed compile and archive buttons to menu items in tools menu; added document menu item to tools menu; moved run menu to tools menu; added options menu with compile and document check box menu items; added wait cursor during compile, archive and document; added documents directory; updated Java Tools Archive shortcut
7/09/2002 0.12 Changed application directory label to source directory label and Java file label to source file label; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.05 (see UPDATES); added source, archives and images directories; updated Java Tools Archive shortcut
8/16/2002 0.13 Added debug menu item to tools menu; changed browser to ignore contents of script tag instead of printing it and to ignore table data tag width attribute specified as percent of screen width; updated Java Tools Archive shortcut
9/24/2002 0.14 Changed run menu item to execute menu item in tools menu; added restoring of page position when going backward and forward in browser; added wait cursor during page loading in browser; added support for J2SE Version 1.4.0; updated Java Tools Archive shortcut
12/22/2002 0.15 Reorganized code for sharing with J2EE Tools; changed user interface and operation for consistency with J2EE Tools; replaced browser with Windows Explorer for better performance on slower processors; added copy menu with image file and sound file menu items to file menu; added properties menu with Java file, manifest file, HTML file and image file menu items to file menu; added Java document file menu with overview and package menu items to file-edit menu; removed archive and document menu items from tools menu; added archive menu with create and list menu items to tools menu; added document menu with create and browse menu items to tools menu; updated create menu item in tools-archive menu to include class, image and sound files required by archive command; updated create menu item in tools-document menu to include Java files required by document command; removed print Java commands in console check box menu item from options menu (now Java commands are always printed in console); added image file and sound file combo boxes; updated combo box tool tips to include user directory; moved manifest file from archives directory to source directory; removed archives directory; added sounds directory; added support for J2SE Version 1.4.1; updated Java Tools Archive shortcut; updated web pages accordingly
1/09/2003 0.16 Updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.06 (see UPDATES); updated Java Tools Archive shortcut
10/12/2003 0.17 Reorganized install Java archive file code for sharing with J2EE Tools; added install menu with Java document, Java source and Java tutorial menu items to tools menu; added command history to enter field in execute windows; updated Java Tools Archive shortcut
1/18/2004 0.18 Added about menu item to help menu; added support for J2SE Version 1.4.2; added Install Java Tools (self-installing Java archive file) to create user directory, install Java Tools archive file and Java files, and create Java Tools environment variables and Java Tools shortcut; changed Java Tools shortcut name from Java Tools Archive to Java Tools; updated web pages accordingly
5/28/2004 0.19 Added environment tab and application tab for consistency with J2EE Tools; added borders around paths in environment tab and package directory and files in application tab for consistency with J2EE Tools
8/28/2004 0.20 Added rest of environment variable labels to environment tab; added environment variables to Java Tools properties file; updated class files menu item in file-delete menu to delete all class files in package directory; added Sun tools menu item to tools-install menu; updated web pages accordingly
12/30/2004 0.21 Added .aif, .mid, .rmf and .snd to input dialog for sound file menu item in file-copy menu; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.07 (see UPDATES); added search menu with forward and backward menu items and accelerator keys to execute window; removed search button from execute window
4/10/2005 0.22 Added support for Java SE Version 1.5.0; replaced Java cup icon in title bar of all windows with Field Bird icon; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.08 (see UPDATES); changed Java doucment menu to document menu in file-edit menu to document file menu; added arguments and log menu items to tools menu; changed check box menu items to radio button menu items in options menu; added more compile menu items to options menu for Java SE Version 1.5.0; added Java features menu item to help menu; added Field Bird icon to Java Tools shortcut; changed Java Tools shortcut to run without Command Prompt window on Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Professional; updated web pages accordingly
6/07/2005 0.23 Updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.09 (see UPDATES)
9/22/2005 0.24 Added support for environment variables with spaces; added interface menu item to file-create-Java file menu; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.10 (see UPDATES); added check menu with imports menu item to tools menu
3/14/2006 0.25 Added support for Ubuntu Version 5.10 Linux; changed default installation directory from C:\java to C:\fieldbird; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.11 (see UPDATES); added code metrics for Java files to properties dialogs for file-properties menu
7/16/2006 0.26 Added tree menu with directory and file menu items to file menu; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.12 (see UPDATES); added tree dialogs on right click of down arrow in combo boxes; added combined file and tools menus on right click of selected item in combo boxes and tree dialogs
10/03/2006 0.27 Changed Install Java Tools to no longer require enter key after typing in combo box, download into download home directory, and restart for Windows; changed install menu item in file menu to install Java Tools files and directories in C:\fieldbird\javatools directory (see Installation Directory Structure) and to copy image, sound, source and HTML files in user directory C:\java to C:\fieldbird\javatools\java; removed tutorial home directory and user directory combo boxes; changed Java Tools install menu item in tools menu to install Java tutorial archive file in Java document directory; removed tutorial home directory label from environment tab; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.13 (see UPDATES); updated web pages accordingly
2/03/2007 0.28 Added support for Java SE Version 1.6.0; removed class files menu item from file-delete menu; changed check menu to menu item in tools menu; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.14 (see UPDATES); added delete menu item to tools menu to delete class file and its dependencies; added more compile menu items to options menu; removed features menu item from help menu for Java SE Version 1.6.0 (no download available); added more menu items to combined file and tools menus; anchored tree dialogs to northeast corner of Java Tools window; updated messages in message dialogs
4/05/2007 0.29 Updated menu items in file-create-Java file menu; added annotation menu item to file-create-Java file menu for Java SE Version 1.5.0 and 1.6.0; updated menu items in file-delete menu; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.15 (see UPDATES); added support for static imports to check and delete menu items in tools menu, and create menu item in tools-archive and tools-document menus for Java SE Version 1.6.0; updated arguments menu item in tools menu; updated web pages accordingly
8/01/2007 0.30 Moved HTML files from user directory to source directory (see Installation Directory Structure); changed HTML file menu item in file-create menu to use applet tag instead of object tag (see Deploying Applets in Java Tutorial); changed menu items in file-create, copy and delete menus and select in combo boxes to update tree dialogs without refresh; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.16 (see UPDATES); added tool bar to debug window; added commands menu on right click of text area in debug window
10/02/2007 0.31 Added support for early access to Java SE Version 1.7.0; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.17 (see UPDATES)
12/12/2007 0.32 Added support for GNU GPL; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.18 (see UPDATES)
1/19/2008 0.33 Added support for Windows Vista; updated single and double click in tree dialogs; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.19 (see UPDATES)
4/29/2008 0.34 Updated install scripts used by Install Java Tools for Windows; updated Java Tools startup script created by Install Java Tools for Windows; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.20 (see UPDATES)
10/19/2008 0.35 Added support for Mac OS; added double click on compile error to open Java file and select line in error; changed exit menu item in file menu and file menu items in file-delete and edit menus to restore Edit window; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.21 (see UPDATES)
1/09/2009 0.36 Added tools menu to Edit window; added update of combo boxes and tree dialogs when Edit window selected; added double click on execute error to open Java file and select line in error; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.22 (see UPDATES); changed default download home directory from C:\DOWNLOAD to C:\Downloads; added download home directory C:\Documents and Settings\User\Downloads and installation directory C:\Documents and Settings\User\fieldbird to Install Java Tools
4/08/2009 0.37 Added Java, manifest and HTML file menu items to file-copy menu with refactoring; added move menu to file menu with refactoring; added find menu item to tools menu with double clicking on string found to open Java file and select string; added getting started menu item to help menu; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.23 (see UPDATES)
7/02/2009 0.38 Added import menu with file chooser to file menu for importing JDK demos and Java tutorial examples; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.24 (see UPDATES); changed menu items in tools-install menu to display error when Windows Vista user access control prevents installs
9/24/2009 0.39 Added syntax highlighting to Edit; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.25 (see UPDATES); added support for Firefox on Windows
1/05/2010 0.40 Added support for 64-bit Java SE Version 1.5.0, 1.6.0 and 1.7.0; added support for Windows 7; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.26 (see UPDATES)
1/21/2010 0.41 Added view menu item to tools menu for viewing image files; added play menu item to tools menu for playing sound files; updated menu items in file-copy, move and import menus; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.27 (see UPDATES)
6/27/2010 0.42 Added GUI menu item to file-create-Java file menu; enabled help for combined file and tools menus; added browser command to environment tab; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.28 (see UPDATES); added install and uninstall buttons and browser command combo box to Install Java Tools; added support for Ubuntu Version 10.04 Linux
12/18/2010 0.43 Improved support for Linux and Mac OS; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.29 (see UPDATES)
4/30/2011 0.44 Updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.30 (see UPDATES)
3/04/2012 0.45 Updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.31 (see UPDATES); changed constant width font from dialog input to monaco on Mac OS
6/14/2012 0.46 Moved menus to screen menu bar on Mac OS; added Field Bird icon to desktop on Mac OS; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.32 (see UPDATES)
2/25/2013 0.47 Updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.33 (see UPDATES)
5/31/2013 0.48 Updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.34 (see UPDATES); added support for Windows 8
10/12/2013 0.49 Updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.35 (see UPDATES); added support for Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Mavericks
03/28/2014 0.50 Added support for Java Version 1.8.0; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.36 (see UPDATES)
04/30/2014 0.51 Changed compile options in options menu to set boot class path (requires Java runtime libraries, e.g. C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0\jre\lib\rt.jar); fixed all compile warnings in JavaTools source (see fieldbird\javatools\README.txt); updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.37 (see UPDATES)
07/02/2014 0.52 Updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.38 (see UPDATES)
08/31/2014 0.53 Fixed compile options in options menu to set boot class path on Mac OS X (requires Java runtime libraries, e.g. /System/Library/Framework/JavaVM.framework/Versions/1.5.0//Home/jre/lib/rt.jar on Max OS X Lion and earlier, or /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.5.0.jdk/Contents/Home/jre/lib/rt.jar on Max OS X Mountain Lion and later); fixed combo box selection updating for Mac OS X; added support for Mac OS X Yosemite; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.39 (see UPDATES)
02/23/2015 0.54 Fixed Windows drive in Install Java Tools; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.40 (see UPDATES)
07/15/2015 0.55 Added default Java file name, serial version id and generics to menu items in file-create-Java file menu; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.41 (see UPDATES)
05/19/2016 0.56 Added support for Windows 10; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.42 (see UPDATES)
08/15/2016 0.57 Added support for Mac OS X El Capitan and Sierra; updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.43 (see UPDATES)
01/20/2017 0.58 Updated menu items in file-edit menu to use Edit Version 0.44 (see UPDATES)

 
     

 
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