Watir 1.6.7

Hello everyone!

We are happy to announce that Watir 1.6.7 got just released!

=== General improvements

  • added new waiting methods on Watir::Element: #when_present,
    #wait_until_present and #wait_while_present (Jari Bakken and Jarmo
  • added new waiting methods on Watir::IE and Watir::Firefox:
    #wait_until and #wait_while (Jari Bakken and Jarmo P.)
  • added method #present? for Watir::Element (Jari Bakken and Jarmo
  • deprecated old waiting methods in Watir::Waiter which will be
    removed in some future version - use Watir::Wait instead (Jarmo

=== IE improvements

=== Firefox improvements

  • get_attribute_value now works with attributes named something like
    “foo-bar” (Alan Shields)

=== Cleanup & Maintenance

  • cleaned up repo at GitHub
  • merge licenses into one (Željko Filipin)
  • Rakefile works now under non-Windows systems too (Alan Shields)
  • Removed datahandler.rb

Whole Changelog is available at

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Watir Development Team