- No more need for explicit use of `sync_exec` as required by SWT when updating GUI from threads other than the main thread. Glimmer now automates calling it for you by detecting if you are in a different thread from the GUI thread when you make a GUI widget call to SWT. This is a very big one for veteran SWT developers. Still, if there is ever a need to have it happen manually, you can switch this behavior off with the Glimmer::Config.auto_sync_exec option
- The Canvas Shape DSL gets full data-binding, parameter mutation support, and alternative syntax (placing parameters as attributes within content block instead of inside parentheses). That means you could now adjust shape parameters like x & y coordinates after placing a shape on the canvas, and then move it. In fact, the Hello, Canvas! sample has been enhanced to permit drag & move.
- The Hello, Tree! sample has finally been added. It demonstrates tree data population and data-binding as well as a master/detail view upon selecting tree nodes.