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Upload Your Apps to the Chrome Web Store Now, and Bug Fixes for Apache Tomcat 7.0.

Jessica Thornsby
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Upload Your Apps to the Chrome Web Store Now, and Bug Fixes for Apache Tomcat 7.0.

Bug Fixes for Apache Tomcat 7.0

Apache Tomcat 7.0.2 beta is now available.

Apache Tomcat 7.0 introduced support for the Servlet 3.0, JSP 2.2 and EL 2.2 specs, and web application memory leak detection and Generic CSRF protection. This 7.0.2 release contains bug fixes for Tomcat 7.0, including a fix for a regression that prevented running with a security manager enabled.

Clojure 1.2 With Protocols and Datatypes

Clojure version 1.2 is out now.

Clojure 1.2 introduces protocols and datatypes, and support for annotations. It also enhances existing features such as the sequence library, destructuring and agents. The latest update – from RC2 to Clojure 1.2 – features bug fixes for the closed-over variables and the reader and writer.

New Programming Language Wrapper for iOS Devices

Scribble is a new programming language wrapper for iOS devices, designed so coders can ‘scribble’ on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch devices without having to switch into the modal character insertion panel. This means that the Scribble language allows developers to write on a touchscreen device without a physical keyboard, for rapid prototyping on a handheld device.

Currently, Scribble is targeting Ruby via the JVM. It is currently in the early stages, but offers some syntactical changes from Ruby, including variable allocation using ! and one-place lambda creation using ,,

IntelliJ IDEA 10 EAP Gets New App Server Setup

A new build of IntelliJ IDEA 10 EAP is out now.

The 96.974 build adds an action for creating a single JAR artifact containing modules with all dependencies, and a spellchecker for commenting the field of VCS commit dialogue. There is also a new application server setup in the ‘New Project’ wizard.

The IntelliJ IDEA version 10 public EAP program is open now.

Upload Your Apps to the Chrome Web Store – Now!

A developer preview of the Chrome Web Store is now live, and what’s more, developers can now upload their apps using the developer registration flow of the Google Chrome Extensions Gallery. Developers can also experiment with packaging their apps, installing them in Chrome through the Chrome dev channel, and integrating the Chrome Web Store payments and user authentication infrastructure.

The Chrome Web Store will be launching later this year.

Bug Fixes for Debug Visualisation 0.8.1

Debug Visualisation version 0.8.1 is out now, fixing some bugs in the 0.8.0 release.

Debug Visualisation is an Eclipse plugin which provides a structural view for variables in debug mode. It also uses the Zest framework to aid the developer in getting an overview image of the structures in memory.

Fixed bugs include the incorrect trimming of long titles, and an instance where arcs were incorrectly removed from the graph. With this release, it is possible to turn off name trimming if desired, and the values of variables is now displayed as a hover.

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