Daily Roundup

First Milestone for JPA Diagram Editor and Chrome OS Coming in November!

Jessica Thornsby

First Milestone for JPA Diagram Editor and Chrome OS Coming in November!

Sheddy For Jetty

Sheddy is a new wrapper for Jetty that allows
developers to create a Jetty server with minimal overhead, and
handle web wrapper requests directly with Scala functions.

With Sheddy, you can also start the server and run tests against
a live Jetty/Servlet environment, and provide your own Server
object to Sheddy. Function handlers can also be added to your own
handler chain.

Full Steam Ahead for Riena 3.0 Eclipse Indigo

Christian Campo has announced some changes to the Riena roadmap, following the
Helios release of Riena 2.0.

Instead of releasing 2.1 in December, the team have decided to
release Riena 3.0 with Eclipse Indigo in June 2011. This will give
the Riena team the opportunity to focus on making Riena run on e4,
and improving how it works under RAP. Campo warns the community to
expect some API changes in the 3.0 release.

JPA Diagram Editor Reaches First Milestone

The first milestone release of JPA Diagram Editor
is now available.

The JPA Diagram Editor is a WTP Incubator project, which aims to
contribute the JPA Diagram Editor from the SAP NetWeaver Developer
Studio. It is based on the Graphiti project and was initiated by

JPA Diagram Editor 0.5 RC1 is described as a stable release of
the initial contribution. Currently, the JPA Diagram Editor only
supports JPA 1.0 projects, meaning that the ‘Open Diagram’ action
will not appear in the context menu of any JPA 2.0 projects. JPA
2.0 support is planned for future releases.

Ruby 1.9.2 Released

Ruby 1.9.2 is out!

This release is “mostly compatible” with 1.9.1, although there
are a few changes, including new methods, new socket API, and some
regexp enhancements. Please see the changelog for a full list of bug fixes and

SoftLogica’s Load and Stress Testing Tool Reaches

SoftLogica have released WAPT 7.0.

WAPT is a load and stress testing tool for web servers, web
sites and intranet applications with web interfaces. It allows
users to test and analyse the performance characteristics under a
variety of load conditions to pinpoint bottlenecks. Test results
can be viewed as graphs and reports.

WAPT is designed for Microsoft Windows
2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/Win7. A 30-day trial version is available
now. One unit is priced at $350.

Software Recording Solution ReplayDIRECTOR

Replay Solutions have released ReplayDIRECTOR 3.1.

ReplayDIRECTOR is a software recording solution that records
inputs and events affecting software whilst it is running.
ReplayDIRECTOR can also replay defects.

ReplayDIRECTOR generates new and expanded execution logs from
historical software recordings, and provides development, QA and
operations staff with post-execution diagnostic information about
an application’s code, user, and data behaviour. ReplayDIRECTOR 3.1
comes with two new features: Log Amplification and Defect
Searching. Log Amplification enables users to go back and recreate
any level of logs, even if the app log data was not originally
generated. Defect Searching examines messages, logs, exceptions and
specially-inserted Replay Markers to locate defects.

Chrome OS Is Coming in November – In Tablet

According to Download Squad, Google and HTC are building a
Chrome OS tablet. The tablet will be offered in
conjunction with Verizon, and will be launched November 26th,

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