JAX London 2014: A retrospective
Daily Roundup

Google Guice 3.0 and Mylyn 3.5 Released

Jessica Thornsby
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PLUS, Apache Hadoop fights off iPad and WikiLeaks to be named Innovator of the Year.

Second Milestone for Spring Data JPA 1.0.0

The second milestone of Spring Data JPA 1.0.0 has been released. This milestone adds support for XML based entity mapping, alongside support for Distinct, In and NotIn keywords in query methods, and support for Querydsl. The Hades extensions have been ported into Spring Data Commons core. Please see the Changelog for more information.

Struts2 – Back for Google Guice 3.0!

Version 3.0 of Google’s Guice dependency injection framework, has been released. Version 3.0 adds support for JSR 330, and improves the support for OSGi. Source can now be built with Maven, and the Struts2 extension works again, after breaking in Guice 2.0. Google have also made extension improvements in ThrowingProviders, AssistedInject and servlet.

Mylyn 3.5 With Hudson/Jenkins Connector

The 3.5 release of Mylyn can be downloaded now. Filtered matches are now highlighted in search view, and a prompt to merge or replace an existing context is displayed when the user is copying a context between tasks. Version 3.5 comes with a Hudson/Jenkins connector, which displays the status of selected jobs in a Builds view:

New Milestone for Open Source SigTest-based Project

A milestone of SigTest 2.2 has been released. This version of the open source SigTest is based on Oracle’s SigTest signature testing and API conformance tool, and sees the project expanding to include additional tools. The milestone adds API Check tool functionality, Maven wrappers and support for the upcoming JDK 8 features.

This SigTest project provides tools for comparing APIs and measuring the test coverage of an API, and consists of a Signature Test tool, API Coverage tool and an API Check tool.

Apache Hadoop – Innovator of the Year

The Apache Hadoop Project has been awarded title of “Innovator Of The Year” by MediaGuardian, beating nominees including iPad and WikiLeaks. Judges referred to Hadoop as a “Swiss Army knife of the 21st Century.” Congrats to everyone involved in Apache Hadoop!

Spring Batch 2.1.7 Released

Version 2.1.7 of the Spring Batch framework is now available. This release replaces SWS 1.5 with Spring 3.0 OXM, and adds RemoteStepExecutionAggregator for updating step executions from the repository during partition processing. There is also a list of bug fixes. More information is available at the Changelog.

Update for Ruby on Android Project

A new version of the JRuby-based Ruboto project for bringing Ruby to Android, has been released. Version 0.1.0 of ruboto-core, can be downloaded from RubyGems now.

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