Overview of jBallerina 1.2.4

The jBallerina 1.2.4 patch release improves upon the 1.2.3 release by introducing the features listed below and addressing a number of bugs and improvements.

You can use the update tool to update to jBallerina 1.2.4 as follows.

For existing users:

If you are already using jBallerina version 1.2.0, or above, you can directly update your distribution to jBallerina 1.2.4 by executing the following command:

ballerina dist update

However, if you are using

  • jBallerina 1.2.0 but switched to a previous version, execute ballerina dist pull jballerina-1.2.4 to update
  • a jBallerina version below 1.1.0, install via the installers

For new users:

If you have not installed jBallerina, then download the installers to install.

Standard library

  • SASL/PLAIN authentication support for Kafka module

Dev tools

  • Improved API documentation and error mappings in the Bindgen tool