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Second Alpha of Seam JCR 3.0.0 Released

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, Java comes to OS X Lion.

Second Alpha of Seam JCR 3.0.0 Released

The second alpha of Seam JCR 3.0.0 is out now. Seam
JCR 3.0.0.Alpha2
features support for a different workspace,
alongside support for Credentials. Passing a map with JCR
configuration for repository initialization is also supported. Seam
JCR is a portable extension for CDI to a Java Content Repository
2.0 compliant implementation. It has currently been tested against
JBoss Modeshape and Apache Jackrabbit.

The Seam JCR extension can be downloaded from github.


Bug Fixes for GlassFish 3.1.1 RC2

Hot on the heels of the first release candidate, GlassFish 3.1.1 RC2 has been released. Eleven
bugs have been fixed in this release, and according to the
announcement this could be the last build for this release of


Updates for Checker Java Framework

A new version of the Checker Framework has been released. This framework
enhances Java’s type system to allow software developers to detect
and prevent errors in their Java programs. Users can also write
their own compiler plug-ins. The new version 1.1.5 provides unit constants, instead
of conversion routines, with which to multiply unqualified values.
The multiplication gets optimised away by the compiler. The
framework also ensures that the switch statement expression is a
supertype of all the case expressions. The Checker Framework now
outputs error messages, instead of raising exceptions, which
required the developers to introduce method “initChecker” in class


Fixes for Redis 2.2.12

Version 2.2.12 of the Redis open source key-value store, has been
released. Redis 2.2.12 introduces fixes related to blocking
operations on lists when mixed with AOF and Replication, and fixes
back interactions between EXPIRE, EXPIREAT, and in general volatile
keys when AOF is enabled. The Slowlog feature has also been
backported to Redis 2.2.


Java Comes to OS X Lion

A download of Java for OS X Lion, is now available to
download. Mac OS X Lion is the new release of Apple’s Mac OS X
desktop and server OS. Java for OS X Lion installs Java SE 6
version 1.6.0_26. Please note that OS X Lion does not provide a
Java runtime by default.

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