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GlassFish 3.1.1 with Java 7 Support

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, CloudBees announce 10.5m USD investment, and new release of KDE Platform.

GlassFish 3.1.1 Released with Java 7

GlassFish 3.1.1 has been released with support
for the just-shipped Java 7! Because GlassFish 3.1.1 supports JDK
7, support for JDBC 4.1 is also available. In addition to Java 7
support, this release adds support for AIX, and 64-bit
load-balancer, and updates the versions of Weld, EclipseLink and
Jersey included in the release. The deployment of OSGi-enabled
enterprise Java applications is also now supported. More
information, is available at the Release Notes.


Bug Fixes for Confluence 3.5.9

The Atlassian Confluence team have just released Confluence version 3.5.9. This is a bug fix
release that addresses a problem with database deadlock during the
initialisation of plugins, and the new Code Macro failing to wrap
in some situations. It also fixes an OutOfMemoryError when indexing
Excel files. Please note that due to problems discovered during
final testing, the Confluence 3.5.8 release was not a public


New Releases of KDE Platform and Plasma

KDE have announced a series of releases, with new, 4.7 versions of
KDE Plasma Workspaces, and the KDE Platform.

The Plasma Workspaces leverages new Qt technologies
such as Qt Quick, and updates the Oxygen icons and the Oxygen GTK
themes. The window manager, KWin, has undergone a code cleanup, and
can now run on OpenGL ES supporting hardware, and the Activity
Manager now takes a more prominent place in the default panel.

KDE Platform 4.7 includes the latest version of the
Phonon media framework, which features Zeitgeist support, and the
semantic desktop components of the KDE Frameworks have been
improved, including internal changes to Nepomuk, and richer APIs
for applications.


Sonar Eclipse 2.2 Released

Sonar Eclipse version 2.2 has been released, with
functionality for commenting and creating a review directly from
Eclipse. Users can also resolve or reopen a review directly from
Eclipse, or flag a violation as False-Positive directly from
Eclipse. Several bugs have also been fixed, including comments
being displayed without newlines, and Colour Codes in Sonar IDE not
matching those on Sonar Server. This release is compatible with
Eclipse version 3.7. More information is available at the Release Notes.


Lightspeed Venture Partners Invests in

CloudBees have announced that Lightspeed Venture Partners have
agreed to invest 10.5m USD in CloudBees, along with
Matrix Partners. In November 2010, CloudBees announced they had
$4 million in Series A financing

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