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Micro Cloud Foundry is Launched!

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 supported.

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 Elections

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 Update

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

JDK 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.

Jessica Thornsby

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