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IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 Released With Full Java 7 Support

Jessica Thornsby
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PLUS, Groovy-Eclipse 2.5.0 and Spring Roo 1.1.4 released.

Spring Roo 1.1.4 With Updated GAE Support

Version 1.1.4 of the Spring Roo development tool for
Java, is out now. In this release, GAE support has been updated to
version 1.4.3, the Hibernate dependency has also been upgraded from
3.6.1.Final to 3.6.3.Final, and the SolrJ driver to version 1.4.1 .
The comparability of pom related elements has been improved, and
FileManager has been enhanced to create and update XML files. More
information is available at the Release Notes. The next release of Spring Roo
will be 1.2.0.M1.

Groovy-Eclipse 2.5.0 Released

The Groovy-Eclipse team have released version 2.5.0, which
includes both Groovy 1.8.0 and Groovy 1.7.10. Support for DSL
descriptors has also been added, and Groovy-Eclipse will suggest
some relevant content assist proposals when filling in the
arguments for methods. Here, the method declaration method(String,
int) is added through content assist:

The 2.5.1 final release is currently scheduled for the end of
June. More information is available at the New & Noteworthy. This release will feature
enhanced DSLD support, and feature some standard DSLD files inside
of Groovy-Eclipse.

Team Foundation Server SDK – for Java!

The Team Foundation Server (TFS) SDK for Java is
now available for download. This SDK is aimed at
developers who wish their products to integrate with Microsoft
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010. The TFS SDK for Java
includes the native code libraries used by the TFS API, and a
redistributable JAR file containing the TFS APIs. This JAR file
provides access to version control, and work item tracking.

IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 With Full Java 7 Support

IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 has been released with full
Java 7 support! Groovy 1.8 and Spring 3.1 are also supported, and
‘Diff Tools’ has been added for comparing local directories and
database objects:

Introduce Parameter/Field/Constant refactorings now also work
in-place. More information on the changes, can be viewed at the
IntelliJ IDEA webpage. IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 is a free
update for those with a version 10 license, and for those using the
Community edition.

Mono Developers Launch New Company

Xamarin is a new company dedicated to Mono,
MonoTouch and Mono for Android products. Amongst other things, the
Xamarin engineers will be working on building a new commercial .NET
offering for Android, and will continue to contribute, maintain and
develop the open source Mono and the Moonlight implementation of
Silverlight. The company will also provide support and custom
development for Mono. This move follows
Novell’s decision to lay off all of its Mono developers
earlier
this month.

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