Daily Roundup

Spring Social Updates for Facebook and Twitter

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, jclouds 1.0.0 and Apache Tomcat 7.0.19 released.

Spring Social 1.0.0.RC2 for Twitter and Facebook

Spring Social 1.0.0.RC2 has been released. This
project allows users to connect Java applications to SaaS
providers, for example Twitter, or Facebook. With this update,
Spring Social now handles the case where multiple local users are
matched during a provider sign-in attempt. ProviderSignInController
also handles the scenario where the user denies authorisation.

The Spring Social Facebook and Spring Social Twitter projects
have also made their 1.0.0.RC2 releases. Spring Social Facebook
1.0.0 RC2 adds offset and limit parameters to many API methods, to
support paging through results, in addition to some bug fixes and
other improvements, which are listed in full at the Changelog. Meanwhile, Spring Social Twitter
1.0.0 RC1 adds support for paging and cursoring for operations that
return paged or cursored data lists. More information is available
at the Spring Social Twitter Changelog.


jclouds Reaches 1.0.0

The jclouds multi-cloud library has reached version
. jclouds provides an API that allows developers to use
portable abstractions, and cloud-specific features, and jclouds
supports a range of clouds. The 1.0.0 release adds support for
OpenStack Nova, Ninefold Storage, Savvis Symphony VPDC, Deltacloud,
and RimuHosting. According to the announcement, work is also in
progress to add support for CloudStack, ScaleUp Storage, Host
Europe Storage, Tiscali Storage, OCCI, SimpleDB, ELB, IBM Developer
Cloud, Softlayer, Google Storage, and Virtacore. jclouds 1.0.0 can
be downloaded from github now.


Spring Data Graph 1.1.0.RC1 With Gremlin

A new release candidate for the Spring Data Graph project with
Neo4j support, has been made available. Spring Data
Graph 1.1.0.RC1
adds support for Gremlin, and the
QueryEngine.query method now takes a parameter map, for Cypher and
Gremlin. The documentation has also been updated.


Apache Tomcat 7.0.19 With New Database Connection

The Apache
team have announced the availability of Apache Tomcat
7.0.19. New in this release, is support for installing multiple
instances with the Windows Installer, and an alternative database
connection pool, ‘jdbc-pool.’ JSP recompilation is now triggered by
any change, both backwards and forwards, in the last modified time
of the JSP, or any of its dependencies. There is a new option for
activating access log for unit tests, and the ability to specify
character set to be used to write the access log in AccessLogValve.
Users can also now select a locale for timestamp formatting in
AccessLogValve. A full list of the changes, is available at the

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