The week in qooxdoo (2013-12-13)

Welcome to the weekly status update.

qooxdoo 3.5 released

As you have certainly seen, the framework shipped with many improvements and exciting new features. Check out the new release, get familiar with the new features, sent us your feedback, and let other users or potential new users know about the things you like most. Thanks.

Workaround for pySCSS compiler

We recognized a potential problem in qx.Mobile 3.5 within the generated qx.Mobile themes Indigo and Flat. The generated CSS has a leading SCSS import statement, which might cause some issues within your mobile application.

In some cases (e.g. if you use @font-face), it might be possible that this statement will not be ignored by the browser. The browser tries to import a non-existing mixins.css and throws a 404 error.

If you discover that problem in your app, choose one out of the three following solutions:

  1. Switch to branch 3_5_x or master. We removed the unnecessary import statement there already.
  2. Remove the first line @import "../../../scss/mixins"; in the file qooxdoo/framework/source/resource/qx/mobile/scss/common/_mixins.scss of your qx.Mobile project.
  3. Use the original Ruby-based SASS compiler, and integrate it as the manual suggests modifying the watch-scss job inside your app-specific config.json.


For a complete list of tasks accomplished during the last working week, use this bugzilla query.

Have a nice weekend.