The Ignite Realtime community has just released Spark 2.8.3 and it can be downloaded from the Ignite Realtime: Downloads
This is a regular update. A few issues have been fixed. Bundled Java updated to the latest version. There is a new menu to view history of sent broadcasts and an option to login anonymously.
For a complete list of changes please check the Spark Changelog
We encourage developers to get involved with Spark project by providing feedback and patches in the forums or submitting pull requests to GitHub - igniterealtime/Spark: Cross-platform real-time collaboration client optimized for business and organizations.
Here is the list of contributors to this release (besides myself):
Michael - fixed Advanced settings not being saved without opening that menu, always on top issue and changed behavior when Auto Login is hidden
Alexander198961 (Aleksander Kovtunenko) · GitHub - added a feature to save broadcasts history and access it via a new menu option
Jerry - added support for anonymous login
Guus der Kinderen - fixed issue when joining a room with a duplicate nickname and improved build time by removing unneeded code style checks
Daryl Herzmann - helped to clean up the code further (removing legacy CVS keywords)
speedy - fixed issues with password not being deleted when it should and added log file rotating by size
Atalanttore (Ettore Atalan) · GitHub - updated German translation
Here are sha1 checksums for the downloads: