Daily Roundup

Micro Cloud Foundry is Launched!

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, jcloud’s Adrian Cole joins Cloudsoft, and JDK 7u2 build b02 released.

Micro Cloud Foundry is Launched!

The Cloud Foundry team have announced Micro Cloud Foundry, a full instance
of Cloud Foundry that runs in a virtual machine on a PC or Mac.

Micro Cloud Foundry supports Java on Spring, Ruby on
Rails/Sinatra and Node.JS frameworks, and MongoDB, MySQL and Redis
application servers. Cloud Foundry’s scriptable command line
interface, and integration with SpringSource Tool Suite are also

A beta
of Micro Cloud Foundry
is available as a free download,
although a CloudFoundry.com account is required.


Document Foundation Announce Board of Directors

The Document Foundation have announced an election to determine the
foundation’s Board of Directors, who will serve for one year,
commencing the date the Foundation is legally established. Seven
board seats, and three additional deputy seats, will be filled by
this election.

Members of The Document Foundation as of 02/09/2011 will
eligible to vote in the election, although this membership must
still be valid at the end of the elections (26/10/2011) for the
vote to be valid.

The final list of candidates will be published in October, with
voting to begin on the 7th October, 2011


Scala 2.9.1 Final – Coming August 31st?

The fourth release candidate for Scala 2.9.1 is now
available. This release includes bug fixes for assertion errors,
the failure of implicit conversions, and regressions. A full list
of the bugs fixed, is available at the release announcement.

If no critical faults are reported, Scala 2.9.1 will be released
on August 31st.


jcloud’s Adrian Cole Joins Cloudsoft

Adrian Cole has announced that he will be joining Cloudsoft as Chief Evangelist, after
previously consulting with the company. He will also take on the
unofficial role of open source advocate within Cloudsoft, which he
states will help the company increase their participation in open
source. Cole will continue to lead the jclouds project.


Manage Who Views Your Calendars With Atlassian

A new release of Atlassian’s Team Calendars is now available.
Team Calendars 1.3 gives users the ability to
define viewing restrictions for their Calendars, whenever a new
calendar is created, or an existing one is edited. This new
functionality can also allow users to hide calendars from other
teams using Confluence, and from customers, if Confluence is used
as a public site. This release includes some bug fixes. More
information is available at the Release Notes.


JDK 7u2 Update

7u2 build b02
has been released. This update fixes a problem
with generating API docs for JDK7 updates, improves the performance
on accessing inlinedTags, and allows enabling or disabling of
String folding, amongst other updates. More information is
available at the ‘Summary of changes‘ page.

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