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First Enterprise Release of Mule 3 and Spring Data Graph Adds Neo4j Support

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, Sonatype release m2eclipse 0.12.1 and Sun’s open source projects one year on.

Edit Source Code Files in the Browser with
Google

Google Project Hosting have added the ability to edit source code files directly in the browser,
with an online editor powered by CodeMirror. Google Project Hosting
users should now see an “edit file” link on files in the online
source browser. While editing, you can also preview your
changes:

Eclipse Dashboard New Project Lead

Wayne Beaton has announced that he is the new project lead of Eclipse Dashboard, following a period of
stagnancy for the project. Eclipse Dashboard is a project for
extracting data out of the Eclipse Foundation source code
repositories and delivering it in a consumable form. “Dashboard
isn’t the sort of project that will be very active. Activity will
come in short sprints as we make improvements, and respond to
infrastructure changes,” says Beaton.

Spring Data Graph Gets Neo4j Support

Spring Data Graph 1.0.0 M1 has been released with
Neo4j support. Spring Data is a project that attempts to facilitate
building Spring-powered apps that use “new” data access
technologies, for example map-reduce frameworks and cloud-based
data services. This milestone comes with AspectJ ITD backed field
mapping for plain Java objects, and annotations for graph
persistence. Building traversal descriptions and cross-store
persistence including basic transaction, are also supported.

Sonatype Squeeze Out One Last m2eclipse
Release

Sonatype have released m2eclipse version 0.12.1. In November, Sonatype announced
that m2eclipse 0.12 would be the last release made
available from the Sonatype servers, but decided to release 0.12.1
to make new versions of the m2eclipse dependencies available. This
version includes Maven 3.0.2 embedded runtime, and an updated
version of Async HTTP Client.

Appcelerator Acquire Aptana

Platform and services company Appcelerator
have acquired Aptana, developers of the Aptana Studio web
development environment. According to a post on
the Appcelerator website
, the company plan to use Aptana to
“deliver on its vision of cloud-connected mobility by better
connecting Appcelerator Titanium-based apps to cloud services.”

Appcelerator closed on the Aptana acquisition on January 7th,
2011. Aptana’s technology patents, customers, assets, and “most
employees” were included as part of the deal.

JobServer 3.2 Adds Import/Export
Functionality

JobServer 3.2 has been released. JobServer
allows Java developers to build and extend SOA powered tasklets, to
automate and schedule business processes. With this release,
developers can build and test jobs on their development
environment, and then export/import them to QA environments for
testing. Jobs can be imported and exported using either command
line tools or the JobServer GUI administration panel. The upgrade
process has also been improved.

Grid Computing Solution JPPF 2.4 Released

Version 2.4 of the JPPF open source grid computing
solution for parallelising CPU-intensive apps, has been announced.
This release comes with an executor service facade that enables the
grouping of tasks to be submitted individually. Tasks that are
submitted individually are grouped into JPPF jobs. Users can now
subscribe to node life cycle event, and disk overflow capabilities
were added to the nodes and clients.

First Enterprise Release of Mule 3

The first Enterprise release of Mule 3 is now available.
Mule 3.1 Enterprise adds the Mule ESB Management Console, which
features service flow debugging, collaborative deployment, and
performance diagnostics. The new customisable dashboards allows
users to monitor their entire system from a single, customised
screen. A free 30-day trial is available, for those
interested in the product.

Sun’s Open Source Projects – One Year On

Eduardo Pelegri-Llopart has posted a summary of former Sun open source projects, a
year after the Oracle acquisition, including the status of the
on-going Hudson/Jenkins debate.

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