Daily Roundup

Oracle Drop Ruby on Rails From NetBeans, and JBoss Tools 3.2 RC1 Released

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, Mingle 3.3 integrates Agile release management solution ‘Go.’

JBoss Tools 3.2 RC1 Released

The first release candidate of JBoss Tools 3.2 is
out now. This release features Automatic Runtime Detection, meaning
that users can now configure a set of directories that JBoss Tools
can scan either on new workspaces or at every startup. Maven
integration is now supported, enabling CDI automatically whenever
the pom.xml file references the CDI api jars. The team have worked
on improving the user experience for Deltacloud tools, and the
Teiid Instance wizard allows a separate input for host and port, in
addition to username and password. Please see the What’s
for more information on the changes.

Mingle Buddies Up With Go on 3.3 Release

The Mingle Agile Project Management tool from
ThoughtWorks Studios has reached version 3.3. With this release, the ALM suite
integrates with ThoughtWorks Studios’ ‘Go’ Agile release management
solution. Additional MQL functionality and support for Git have
been added, and the access control and user management features
have been enhanced with a focus on allowing users to manage user
groups and project workflows.

Apache CouchDB 1.0.2 Released With Chrome and Safari

Version 1.0.2 of Apache CouchDB has been released.
Apache CouchDB is a distributed document-oriented database
accessible via a RESTful HTTP/JSON API. With 1.0.2 the test suite
now works with Safari and Chrome, and the logging of native types
is allowed. There is also a list of bug fixes.

Oracle Drop Ruby on Rails Support From

Oracle have announced that they have decided to discontinue support for Ruby on Rails in the NetBeans
IDE, citing low usage trends for the Ruby on Rails support. Oracle
also wish to focus on the upcoming Java SE 7 and JDK 7 releases. In
their report, Network World quote an email from Ruby on Rails
founder David Heinemeier Hansson, in which he reveals he isn’t
surprised by this development: “I never came across anyone using
NetBeans for Rails. Everyone I talk to uses TextMate, VIM, or
Emacs. Full-fledged IDEs are not all that popular in the Rails
world.” The Ruby on Rails module will be removed from NetBeans IDE
7.0 as of January 27th.

New IntelliJ IDEA 10.0.2 EAP

IntelliJ IDEA 10.0.2 EAP (build 103.14) has been released.
This build fixes a bug which could result in lost characters when
typing in the editor in a Subversion-managed project, and comes
with a new application stub for the MacOS X distribution.
Preliminary support is included for storing Subversion credentials
in Keychain under MacOS X.

Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.2 Released

Version 2.2.2 of the Apache
content repository has been announced. This release
makes version recovery extensible, and fixes four bugs, including
an error creating DB2 table for Journaling and a crash that could
occur when adding node to cluster with big journal on PSQL DB.

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