This is the current plan for future versions of the language.
Comments about the new features are welcome.
This includes arguing whether they are well designed, proposing alternatives,
requesting that some feature should be given a higher priority because
you need them more and proposing new features.
Each feature should have a link, which leads to a Wiki page where
it is possible to discuss its design and its implementation.
You can see the features that have been implemented recently by looking
news file. These features are available when using the
latest released version of the compiler, or for most recent ones,
by installing the
latest development version.
support for object creation, besides automatic constructors.
enumerations to the language.
visibility modifiers (private, default, public).
Improve and document the standard library
plugin to write Nice programs in
Eclipse will also be included.
Finish a first version of the User's manual.
This will be the first official stable release of the language.
This will be the time for
more widespread publicity, to which everyone is welcome to contribute.
- 0.8 (released on May 29th, 2003)
Added various missing Java constructs: super, synchronized statements,
Java 1.4 style assertions, and Java 1.5-compatible generic classes.
Also implemented Design By Contract features: pre- and post-conditions for
Method dispatch can be done on boolean and integer values.