EiffelStudio 21.11 Releases

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Below are not the release notes of EiffelStudio. It is the change log of EiffelStudio intermediate releases and the most important changes are highlighted in green or in red (for breaking changes). The release notes of EiffelStudio can be found at the following URL. You can also download the latest revision here. Information about other version can be found under Category:Releases.

EiffelStudio 21.11.x Releases

Beta download: https://ftp.eiffel.com/pub/beta/

21.11.xx.yyyy (Month Day 2021)

New features

  • EiffelStudio: Added a source control management tool, supporting Subversion and Git.


  • EiffelStudio: Added scripts (for Unixes) to open an external editor, to open a URL, and to open a terminal.
  • EiffelStudio: Migrated to GTK3 on non-Windows platforms (Linux, macOS, etc.).
  • EiffelStudio: Used user-controlled editor font in several tools.

Bug fixes

compiler: test#syntax076 — Removed a restriction on using forward and back-slashes for user-defined operators (the following restrictions still apply: \\, /, // can only be used as binary operators).

Feature removed

User changes

  • compiler: test#attach130 — Added a validity check that the type of an inspect expression is attached when compiled in void-safe mode.

Developer changes

  • library (json): Added a date time serializer.
  • library (json): Added the possibility to use the reflector serializer with JSON_BASIC_SERIALIZATION.
  • library (vision2): Updated the checkbox drawing, and added a new is_indeterminate state.
  • library (EiffelWeb): Fixed WSF_REQUEST when searching for a table item with the name such as tb[k1][k2].
  • library (cms): Improved the administration part, and followed recommendation for email sending.
  • library (vision2): Switched to GTK3 on non-Windows platforms (to use GTK2, set the project variable vision_implementation to gtk2).