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Two Apache Jakarta Projects Enter the Attic and One Apache Project Enters The Incubator

New Batch-Based DOS on DOPE MVC Framework

DOS on DOPE is a new MVC web framework built on Batch scripts.

In DOS on DOPE, all of the controllers and views are batch files, and the model is based on batch files. The source code can be downloaded now.

Two Apache Projects Enter the Attic.......

The Jakarta project have announced two retirements.

The Apache Jakarta ORO project and the Jakarta ECS project have both been retired, due to lack of development activity. The latter was used for generating elements for various markup languages, and directly supported HTML 4.0 and XML. Jakarta ORO consisted of a set of text-processing classes that provided Perl5 compatible regular expressions, AWK-like regular expressions, glob expressions, and utility classes for performing tasks such as substitutions and splits. Both projects have now entered the Apache Attic.

…...and One Apache Project Enters the Incubator

But, while these two projects enter the Attic, a new Apache project has been accepted into the Incubator. Isis builds on the Naked Objects Framework and its sister projects. It will provide a framework for developing and deploying domain-driven applications.

Substance, Flamingo and Trident Support Suspended

At the Nabble forum, Kirill Grouchnikov has announced that he is suspending support for his Substance, Flamingo and Trident projects, and their related plugins and demos. He states that he has no plans to delete the projects themselves or any downloadable binaries, or allow others to take over managing the projects.

Trident is an animation library, Substance is a Java look and feel library for Swing, while the Flamingo Swing component suite provides a Swing implementation of the Office 2007 ribbon container and related components.

Jessica Thornsby

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