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Apache Sling GWT Integration Hits 3.0.0 Mark and WTP 3.2.1 Released

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, deploy GWT RC within Swing with Apache Sling GWT Integration version 3.0.0 and a new, SBT-Based, Scala Akka Project is launched.

Deploy GWT RC Within Swing

Apache Sling GWT Integration version 3.0.0 is out now!

Apache Sling GWT Integration allows Google Web Toolkit (GWT) RPC
services to be deployed within a Sling application. This release
upgrades the GWT Extension to 2.0.3. It can be downloaded now.

WebSocket4J WebSocket Protocol

Version 1.1 of WebSocket4J is out now.

WebSocket4J is a Java, WebSocket protocol implementation, which
allows the building of web applications that can interact with
applications running on the Java Virtual Machine. Please note that
this implementation doesn’t implement the client side of the
protocol. This release fixes a crash that occurred when a client
sent cookies in a handshake.

It can be downloaded now.

Eclipse Web Tools Platform 3.2.1

Eclipse Web Tools Platform (WTP) have released version 3.2.1.

WTP aims to extend the Eclipse platform with tools for
developing Web and Java EE applications. This is a bug fix release
for version 3.2.0. The next scheduled maintenance release, 3.2.2,
will be included in Helios SR1.

UISpec4J Testing Library for Swing-Based Java

Version 2.3 of the UISpec4J testing library, is now

UISpec4J is open source, and targets Swing-based Java
applications, built on top of JUnit and TestNG. UISpec4J’s APIs
attempt to hide the complexities of Swing. The latest release
ensures that UISpecAssert.fail() fails immediately instead of
returning an Assertion. It also introduces UISpecAssert.failure
which returns an Assertion that always fails.

New SBT-Based, Scala Akka Project

Akka Web Template is a new, SBT-based, Scala Akka
project that sets up a web project with REST and Comet support. The
project ships with a hello-world style demo application and an
actor boot class. It targets Akka 0.9.1 and Scala 2.8.0.RC3,
requires the Akka SBT plugin and uses SBT dependencies instead of
setting up maven repositories.

Scala IDE for Eclipse – for Helios!

The Scala IDE for Eclipse now has experimental support for Eclipse Helios! It can
be downloaded from the nightly update site.

GlasshFish 3.1 M3 and Brand New YouTube

GlassFish have launched their brand new YouTube channel:
GlassFishVideos. Already online are fifteen
screencasts from Alexis, with more videos promised soon.

In related GlassFish news, GlassFish 3.1 Milestone 3 is out now – and the
GlassFish admin console can now speak cluster. This follows the
introduction of clustering and centralised admin features in
Milestones 1 and Milestone 2.

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