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BeanValidation 1.1 Spec Lead Proposes New Features

Jessica Thornsby
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PLUS, Apache CODI 0.9.3 released and BIRT 2.6.2 fixes security vulnerability.

Fourth Release for Apache CODI

The fourth release of Apache MyFaces Extensions CDI ‘CODI’ has been announced. CODI provides portable CDI extensions for the Java platform. The 0.9.3 release adds pluggable interceptor implementations and StartupEventBroadcaster, and includes support for hybrid view-config/navigation constellations.

New to CODI? Check out our interview with Gerhard Petracek, to learn more about this project.

Specs2 Scala Tool Reaches 1.0

Specs2 1.0 has been announced. Specs2 provides a library for writing executable software specs in Scala, which comes with forms for writing Fitnesse-like specifications, ScalaCheck properties and mocks with Mockito. It can also integrate with SBT and JUnit tools. Specs2 can be downloaded from the project’s GitHub.

BIRT 2.6.2 Fixes Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

BIRT 2.6.2 has been released. This is primarily a bug fix release, and includes fixes for pagination bugs that could prevent scripts from firing when using a page break interval of 0, and fixes for a security issue with the example Web Viewer, which posed a cross-site scripting vulnerability. In addition to the fixes, a formatter object in the expression builder has been introduced to format dates, strings and numbers within a given expression.

New Preview of RubyMine 3.1.1

A new preview of RubyMine 3.1.1 has been released (103.170 EAP) with a list of bug fixes, including fixes for problems with the debugger and cases where Gem installation failed.

More Collaboration for BeanValidation 1.1?

BeanValidation 1.1 spec lead Emmanuel Bernard has posted his thoughts on what features should be brought into the next release, including logical OR composition, a simple API for building consistent ConstraintViolationExceptions and clarification of the rules for OSGi style containers. He has also laid out a plan for encouraging collaboration with other JSR leads, with the goal of integrating Bean Validation into a variety of lifecycles of the SE/EE platforms.

Simple Build Tool 0.9.1 Released

Version 0.9.1 of the SBT build tool for Scala, has been released. The source code can be downloaded from GitHub.

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