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News Archive

A complete archive of important news and announcements related to Harbour.

For technical details, view the latest ChangeLog or download a release of Harbour.

You can also find release notes for older versions here.

New logo and further website refresh

The logo received a refresh, dropping "Hb" characters, making it fit in a square shape and refreshed, fewer colors. The website evolved further as well, with brighter and more modern look, larger fonts, responsive design and a new Donate button.

Website refresh

Continuing with the refactor, the site is now fully vector-based, sources have been cleaned up and further minimized, the look refreshed. The crew page and code examples are now automatically generated, thus much easier to update. Several pages have been converted to Markdown. Source size is now 64 kB (was 624 kB). Also added en edit button to each page.

Website refresh

Website refactored to use Jekyll, use pure HTML5, drop table based layout, drop JavaScript for a CSS menu, remove anything unused, fix things broken, use vector images instead of bitmaps where possible, deduplicate markup and content. This means 7.5x size reduction of page sources.
Content and design remained the same, but much easier to update now.

Migration to Git and GitHub

The source repositories, website hosting, issue tracker, daily source snapshots, links and every other related facilities have been transferred to GitHub.

Release 3.0.0

After 1.5 years of strong development and 3600 commits, new stable version 3.0.0 is released. Sources are available for download, prebuilt binaries will follow shortly.

Successful port to VxWorks RTOS

In 2010 July with few days of development effort, Harbour has been ported successfully to VxWorks 6.8 Real-Time Operating System (x86 CPU target for now) for both GCC and Wind River C Compiler. Thanks to Wind River Inc. for making their development package available to our open source project. This means Harbour can now run on cars, planes, rockets and robots!

Mailing list address changes

Thanking Phil Barnett for providing the Harbour community a great mailing list for so many years, today, due to server problems, we have migrated the mailing lists to Google Groups in agreement with Phil and Harbour admins.
Make sure to revise your subscription settings, because digest, nomail options and readable name were lost along the migration.

Release 2.0.0 unified Windows binaries

Harbour 2.0.0 (Revision 13372) source archives and Windows binary releases are available for download.

Release 2.0.0

After 16 months of intensive development the final version 2.0.0 is finally released. There are many highlights and news in this new release, check out some details and download your free copy today.

SourceForge Community Choice Awards CCA logo announced the opening of nominations for the fourth annual SourceForge Community Choice Awards.
Harbour is a candidate — nominate us!

New website

Released the new layout for our site. This includes details about the project, several examples and will soon include some tutorials.

Release 1.0.1

Many deployment fixes into General, Core and Contrib sections. All users should upgrade to receive the latest fixes.

Release 1.0.0

Many deployment fixes into General, Core and Contrib sections. All users should upgrade to receive the latest fixes.

Release 1.0.0 RC 2

Release 1.0.0 RC 1

Release 0.99.3 Beta 3

Release 0.99.2 Beta 2

Release 0.99.1 Beta 1

Release Alpha build 46