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EGit and JGit 0.10 Released

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, Gradle 0.9 and Apache Xerces-J 2.11.0.

Gradle 0.9 With Added Daemon

Gradle 0.9 has been released. In this edition,
Gradle will skip a task if its input files have not changed since
the task last ran, regardless of whether the tasks are in-built or
custom made by the user. Build scripts can be added to a project
from any URL, meaning scripts can be shared using HTTP, and scripts
can be applied to any arbitrary object. This release also includes
the experimental Gradle daemon, which runs in the background and
performs builds. For more information on the Gradle daemon, please
visit the tool’s webpage.

Apache Xerces-J Builds on XML Schema 1.1
Compliance

Apache Xerces-J 2.11.0 has been announced. This
tool provides a processor for parsing, validating, serialising and
manipulating XML. Apache Xerces-J 2.11.0 specifically targets
improved compliance with the XML Schema 1.1 language, adding
support and fixing various bugs related to this language. Please
see the Release Notes for more detailed
information.

Nexus One Owner? Desperate For Gingerbread?

Desperate to get Gingerbread on your Nexus One? Now that the
Gingerbread source code has been released, Andronica have posted a
zip for the Nexus One, developed by Chris
Soyars, which contains Gingerbread alone, currently without Google
Apps or camera support, for those who can’t wait for the official
Google release.

EGit and JGit Reach 0.10

Chris Aniszczyk has announced that the EGit and JGit projects have
reached 0.10. The JGit implementation of Git features a new histogram
diff algorithm, which should result in improved readable diffs for
real-world source code diffs, and native support for HTTP basic and
digest authentication methods. More Git porcelain commands have
also been added. Meanwhile, the EGit Eclipse Team provider for Git, now supports
Rebase and Pull for branches.

The repositories view now supports drag and drop, and
cherry-pick is also supported.

Nodejs 0.3.2 Released

Version 0.3.2 of nodejs has been announced. This
release adds support for CNAME lookups in DNS module and upgrades
the V8 to version 3.0.3. The ‘os’ and ‘tty’ modules have been
added.

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