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New Milestone for RAP 1.4 and Apache MyFaces Launch CODI

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, Apple’s OpenJDK announcement calls time on JKoala.

Apache MyFaces Launch CODI

The Apache MyFaces team have announced the first release of
Apache MyFaces Extensions CDI (MyFaces CODI.)
MyFaces CODI provides portable CDI extensions for Java SE and Java
EE. This first release contains a number of modules, including CODI
JSF Module for 1.2 and 2.0; CODI JPA Module and CODI Scripting

RAP 1.4M3 Reduces JavaScript Code

The third milestone of RAP 1.4 has been announced.
This update focuses on optimising the JavaScript code delivered to
the client browser. According to the announcement, the size of the
code has been reduced by 8%, and RAP fans can now use jQuery in RAP
apps. The next milestone is scheduled for December 17th, and will
bring updates to the JFace and Workbench bundles.

Tika Toolkit’s Language Identification Gets

Apache Tika version 0.8 has been released. Tika is a toolkit that
uses existing parser libraries for detecting and extracting
metadata and structureded text content. In this release, language
identification is dynamically configurable thanks to a config file
loaded from the classpath, and an approach for plumbing through
XHTML attributes has been added. Parsing common scientific data
formats and parsing Feeds by wrapping the underlying Rome library,
are both now supported.

JKoala Discontinued Following Java on Mac

Following the announcement that Oracle and Apple have shaken
hands on an OpenJDK Project for Mac OS X and Java SE 6 support for
Mac OS X Lion, the JKoala project will be discontinued. JKoala
aimed at porting AWT / Swing under Mac OS X / Cocoa.

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