Final Release of Spark 2.6.0

Document created by Walter Ebeling Champion on May 6, 2011Last modified by Walter Ebeling Champion on May 11, 2011
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The ignite realtime community would like to announce the final release of Spark 2.6.0.


After more than 3 years, we have moved the product quite a bit and it has to be noted that the contributions came from all over the world to make this release possible. Numerous issues and feature requests were adressed duringt the development phase:

  • Removal of commercial libraries
  • Move to Apache 2.0 license
  • Introduction of different skins
  • Small enhancements of the interface
  • Support of a privacy/invisible mode
  • Enhancements of the conference room features
  • Ability to set default data in ini files for corporate customizing (requires repacking)
  • New Smack (version 3.2) library
  • Reworked reconnection mechanisms
  • Nummerous technical enhancements


More details can be found in the attached changelog.html


The download links for the release 2.6.0 are on the Downloads page.


Further development


The next release 2.6.1 will follow within the next 8 weeks and include some more graphical and functional enhancements. We would appreciate contributions to the source code.