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Scala SBT Moves to Scala 2.9.1

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, bug fixes for Selenium 2.7.0, and updates for SQL+Java tool.

Scala Build Tool Moves to 2.9.1

Version 0.11.0 of the Scala build tool, Simple Build
Tool, has been released. This update moves to Scala 2.9.1 for
project definitions and plugins, while dropping support for version
2.7. Support for using native libraries in run and test has also
been added, and all undefined settings are now displayed at once,
whereas previously only the first one was displayed.


New Media Player for Java Web Toolkit

Version 3.1.11 of the JWt Java web toolkit, has been announced. JWt
is a Java library for developing web apps, that provides any
necessary HTML/XHTML, Javascript, SVG/VML/Canvas, Ajax, or CGI
code, and develops against a Java API. Applications developed using
JWt, can be deployed in a standard Java Servlet container.

This release adds a new ‘WMediaPlayer’ media player widget that
provides a uniform look across different technologies through a UI
that can either be a Wt widget, or HTML. A new WLink class has also
been added, which unifies different Wt link types in a single value
class. More information on this update, is available at the
Release Notes. In upcoming releases, the JWt
team plan to add new modules, including authentication (Wt::Auth),
mail client (Wt::Mail), and Json parsing (Wt::Json).


Bug Fixes for Selenium Web App Testing

A new release of the Selenium web application testing system, has been made
available. Selenium 2.7.0 includes bug fixes for testing
in the cloud, such as fixes for Firefox, Opera and Chrome. A full
list of the bug fixes, is available at the Changelog. Selenium’s goal is to automate web browsers
across multiple platforms. Once testing is complete, SauceLabs will
move to 2.7.0 as the default versions for all their customers.


Updates for SQL+Java jOOQ

of jOOQ (Java Object Oriented Querying) has been
released. jOOQ supports standard SQL language features, such as
nested SELECTs, joins and UNION’s; and implements an active record
pattern. jOOQ also allows users to write compile-time typesafe
querying, using a built-in API. Version 1.6.7 includes a Maven
plugin for source code generation, implements
MetaDataFieldProvider.toString(), and adds a Query.getBindValues()
method, that allows users to extract bind values in the correct


New Draft for OSGi Residential 4.3 Spec

The OSGi Alliance have released a draft of the Residential 4.3 specification for
download. The draft specification is made available under the OSGi
Distribution and Feedback License.

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