Seam Forge 1.0.0 Alpha4 Released
Seam Forge 1.0.0 Alpha4 with Bean Validation Plugin
The fourth alpha of Seam Forge 1.0.0 has been released. In this update, Forge Shell gains an online/offline mode option, and Maven is no longer required to use many Forge features. It also comes with a plugin for Bean Validation and upgrades to MetaWidget version 1.20. The JPA plugin now supports MySQL 5 dialects. A full list of the new features and fixes, is available at the Release Notes.
New Build of JDK 7
Build b145 of JDK 7 is available to download. This build fixes the copyright headers in some open jdk repos, which can have potentially ended up in src bundles. It also fixes a VM crash and updates the JDK7 third party readme file. A full list of the changes is available at the JDK7 Changes page.
jclouds 1.0.0 Extends Cloud Support
The 1.0.0 release of the jclouds open source framework, can be downloaded now following over two years of development. This project supports a number of clouds, including Amazon, GoGrid, Azure, Rackspace and vCloud, and the 1.0.0 release adds support for OpenStack Nova, Ninefold Storage, Savvis Symphony VPDC, Deltacloud, and RimuHosting. The BlobStore has also been improved, and all blobs in a container created with the publicAcl() container option now have a publicUri field. jclouds can be downloaded now from Google Code.
CodeNarc Team 0.14 Adds 35 New Rules
The CodeNarc Team have released version 0.14 of the static analysis tool for Groovy source code. Version 0.14 features Groovy 1.8 support and adds 35 new rules, which brings the total to 241 rules. There is also a list of bug fixes.
EAP for RubyMine 3.2 With Ruby on Rails 3.1 Support
Syntax highlighting for .coffee files is implemented and there are two new code inspections: Ruby naming conventions inspection and a set based on the suggestions from Rails Code Quality Checklist by Matthew Paul Moore.
Bug Fixes for Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.7
Version 2.2.7 of the Apache Jackrabbit content repository for Java, has been released. This is a bug fix release over previous 2.2.x releases and is compatible with earlier 2.x.x releases. Version 2.2.7 supports both multi-selector and constraints in join queries, and uses GrowingLRUMap in CachingEntryCollector. It fixes indexing configuration being ignored when indexing length, and ItemSaveOperation swallowing stacktrace. More information is available at the Release Notes.