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  • v0.6.0 Changes

    • ๐Ÿ”„ Changed main parser to use hpricot
    • Made WWW::Mechanize::Page class searchable like hpricot
    • โšก๏ธ Updated WWW::Mechanize#click to support hpricot links like this: (page/"a").first
    • Clicking a Frame is now possible: (page/"frame").first
    • โœ‚ Removed deprecated attr_finder
    • โœ‚ Removed REXML helper methods since the main parser is now hpricot
    • ๐Ÿ“œ Overhauled cookie parser to use WEBrick::Cookie
  • v0.5.4 Changes

    • โž• Added WWW::Mechanize#trasact for saving history state between in a transaction. See the EXAMPLES file. Thanks Johan Kiviniemi.
    • โž• Added support for gzip compressed pages
    • Forms can now be accessed like a hash. For example, to set the value of an input field named 'name' to "Aaron", you can do this: form['name'] = "Aaron" Or to get the value of a field named 'name', do this: puts form['name']
    • File uploads will now read the file specified in FileUpload#file_name
    • FileUpload can use an IO object in FileUpload#file_data
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed a bug with saving files on windows
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed a bug with the filename being set in forms
  • v0.5.3 Changes

    • Mechanize#click will now act on the first element of an array. So if an array of links is passed to WWW::Mechanize#click, the first link is clicked. That means the syntax for clicking links is shortened and still supports selecting a link. The following are equivalent: page.links.first page.links
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed a bug with spaces in href's and get's
    • โž• Added a tick, untick, and click method to radio buttons so that radiobuttons can be "clicked"
    • โž• Added a tick, untick, and click method to check boxes so that checkboxes can be "clicked"
    • Options on Select lists can now be "tick"ed, and "untick"ed.
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed a potential bug conflicting with rails. Thanks Eric Kolve
    • โšก๏ธ Updated log4r support for a speed increase. Thanks Yinon Bentor
    • โž• Added inspect methods and pretty printing
  • v0.5.2 Changes

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed a bug with input names that are nil
    • Added a warning when using attr_finder because attr_finder will be deprecated in 0.6.0 in favor of method calls. So this syntax: @agent.links(:text => 'foo') should be changed to this: @agent.links.text('foo')
    • โž• Added support for selecting multiple options in select tags that support multiple options. See WWW::Mechanize::MultiSelectList.
    • New select list methods have been added, select_all, select_none.
    • Options for select lists can now be "clicked" which toggles their selection, they can be "selected" and "unselected". See WWW::Mechanize::Option
    • โž• Added a method to set multiple fields at the same time, WWW::Mechanize::Form#set_fields. Which can be used like so: form.set_fields( :foo => 'bar', :name => 'Aaron' )
  • v0.5.1 Changes

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed bug with file uploads
    • โž• Added performance tweaks to the cookie class
  • v0.5.0 Changes

    • โž• Added pluggable parsers. (Thanks to Eric Kolve for the idea)
    • ๐Ÿ”„ Changed namespace so all classes are under WWW::Mechanize.
    • โšก๏ธ Updating Forms so that fields can be used as accessors (Thanks Gregory Brown)
    • โž• Added WWW::Mechanize::File as default object used for unknown content types.
    • โž• Added 'save_as' method to Mechanize::File, so any page can be saved.
    • โž• Adding 'save_as' and 'load' to CookieJar so that cookies can be saved between sessions.
    • โž• Added WWW::Mechanize::FileSaver pluggable parser to automatically save files.
    • โž• Added WWW::Mechanize::Page#title for page titles
    • โž• Added OpenSSL certificate support (Thanks Mike Dalessio)
    • โœ‚ Removed support for body filters in favor of pluggable parsers.
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed cookie bug adding a '/' when the url is missing one (Thanks Nick Dainty)
  • v0.4.7 Changes

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed bug with no action in forms. Thanks to Adam Wiggins
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ Setting a default user-agent string
    • โž• Added house cleaning to the cookie jar so expired cookies don't stick around.
    • โž• Added new method WWW::Form#field to find the first field with a given name. (thanks to Gregory Brown)
    • โž• Added WWW::Mechanize#get_file for fetching non text/html files
  • v0.4.6 Changes

    • โž• Added support for proxies
    • โž• Added a uri field to WWW::Link
    • โž• Added a error class WWW::Mechanize::ContentTypeError
    • โž• Added image alt text to link text
    • โž• Added an visited? method to WWW::Mechanize
    • โž• Added Array#value= which will set the first value to the argument. That allows syntax as such:'q').value = 'xyz' Before it was like this:'q').first.value = 'xyz'
  • v0.4.5 Changes

    • โž• Added support for multiple values of the same name
    • Updated build_query_string to take an array of arrays (Thanks Michal Janeczek)
    • โž• Added WWW::Mechanize#body_filter= so that response bodies can be preprocessed
    • โž• Added WWW::Page#body_filter= so that response bodies can be preprocessed
    • โž• Added support for more date formats in the cookie parser
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed a bug with empty select lists
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixing a problem with cookies not handling no spaces after semicolons
  • v0.4.4 Changes

    • Fixed error in method signature, basic_authetication is now basic_auth
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed bug with encoding names in file uploads (Big thanks to Alex Young)
    • โž• Added options to the select list