Daily Roundup

Cloudy Akka Cluster Support Coming to Akka 2.0

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, VMware launch new graduate program.

Second RC for Spring Security 3.1.0

The second release candidate of Spring Security 3.1.0 has been
announced. This RC upgrades OpenID4Java to version 0.9.6, and adds
support for Enum in Secured Annotation and standard convention for
proxy tickets. The error handling for Active Directory
authentication has also been improved. More information on the
changes, is available at the Changelog.

Become One of the Indigo 500

With the release of the Indigo simultaneous release less than
two months away, Eclipse have launched an ‘Indigo
500′ recruitment campaign
. Eclipse are aiming to recruit 500
new Friends of Eclipse between May 1st and July 31st. The ‘Indigo
500′ will get early access to the download server, enabling them to
access the final Indigo release before the rest of the community.
To become a Friend of Eclipse, you are required to donate more than
$35 to the Eclipse Foundation.

“This is a great way for individuals to give back to the Eclipse
community, so I hope you will participate and join today,” says
Ian Skerrett.

Cloudy Akka Cluster Support Coming to Akka

Jonas Bonér has announced that the cluster support in Cloudy Akka is being moved into
Akka OSS
, and will be shipped with Akka version 2.0 in the
summer. Akka 2.0 will also offer automatic replication with
automatic fail-over upon node crash, Event Sourcing and actor

Tasktop 2.0.1 Released

A new maintenance release of Tasktop has been announced. With
Tasktop 2.0.1 , the HP ALM Connection Dialogue has been improved,
so users can now retrieve the list of domains and projects that
they can connect to. This should ease the creation of new task

Java no longer needs to be installed prior to using Tasktop for
Visual Studio, as it comes included, and queries can be edited from
within Visual Studio. More information on all the changes, is
available at the What’s New page.

Metawidget 1.5 Adds Maven and RichFaces 4

The Metawidget Object User Interface Mapping tool, has reached
version 1.5. This update adds support for Maven
and RichFaces 4. The metawidget.xml syntax used by ConfigReader has
also been enhanced to use id and refId to refer from one
setting to another.

VMware Launch Graduate Program

VMware have announced a Graduate Fellowship Program for 2012, for two
currently enrolled, full-time Ph.D students involved in research
“related to VMware’s business interests.” Examples given, are core
machine virtualisation and cloud computing, including massive scale
compute, storage, network and management. The VMware Graduate
Fellowship includes a cash award to cover tuition and stipend for
twelve months, and award recipients will be given preference when
it comes to intern and full-time opportunities. The application
deadline is October 14th, 2011, with the fellowship to commence
around September 2012.

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