VMware Acquire WaveMaker
PLUS, Seam 3.0 RC2 and Apache Tomcat 7.0.10 released.
Seam 3.0 RC2 – Now With Seam Forge
The second release candidate for Seam 3.0 has been
announced with Seam Forge included in the distribution. Seam Forge is
a core framework for rapid-application development in a
standards-based environment, which allows users to interact with a
project via plugins written using CDI. Seam 3.0 CR2 release also
comes with an updated version of the Seam Booking example. The Seam
3.0 Final release is expected by the end of this month.
Bug Fixes for Apache Tomcat 7.0.10
Apache Tomcat 7.0.10 has been released. The reporting of missing
files and handling of SSL renegotiation have both been improved,
and SSL re-negotiation support has been added to the HTTP NIO
connector. The test cases have been extended to cover CLIENT-CERT
authentication. More information on the changes, is available at
JRuby 1.6.0 RC3 With Ruby 1.9 Compatibility
The third release candidate of JRuby 1.6.0 has been
announced. This RC adds a readable backtrace format and native JFFI
bits for x86_64 SunOS, and fixes a regression that could slow down
jar-based requires. There are also further compatibility fixes for
Ruby 1.9. Unless major issues are discovered, this will be the last
RC before JRuby 1.6.0 Final.
Nominations for NetBeans Governance Board Are
Nominations for the NetBeans Governance Board are now open! The deadline
for nominations is Monday, March 21st, with the new Board due to be
announced on April 12st, 2011. The Governance Board will consist of
three people, who will be appointed for a six month term. The
community will decide two of the three individuals, with the third
one appointed by Oracle.
Public Beta of dynaTrace Ajax Edition 3.0
dynaTrace have released a public beta of dynaTrace Ajax Edition 3.0. This
beta adds support for Internet Explorer and Firefox, and can be
downloaded from the dynaTrace website. The
final release will be announced within the next few weeks.
dynaTrace AJAX Edition is a tool for optimizing Web 2.0
applications. It can analyse code and locate hotspots, and comes
with functionality for analysing your site’s performance against
industry norms, best practices and competitors.
Polarion Mylyn Connector Released
A Polarion Mylyn Connector is now available for
providing direct access to the Polarion Track and Wiki bug
tracking, wiki collaboration and version control solution, and
Polarion ALM from within Eclipse. Polarion stories, tasks and
defects can be accessed through Tasktop Pro from the desktop, even
when offline. The connector supports time tracking reports, work
records, and revision history, and a 30-Day Polarion Connector
trial version can be downloaded now. The connector can be purchased
as part of the Tasktop Pro + Track & Wiki bundle, or separately
with Tasktop Pro or Enterprise.
VMware Acquire WaveMaker Graphical Tool
VMware have acquired the WaveMaker browser-based graphical
tool as part of the company’s cloud application platform
strategy, including Code2Cloud. WaveMaker is an open source visual tool for
building Spring applications. Moving forward, VMware will work on
providing a close alignment with Spring Roo, in an effort to ensure
consistent architecture between WaveMaker and Spring Roo apps.
WaveMaker developers should also be able to work on their
applications at three levels: code-only style; code-orientated
fashion with Spring Roo; and with the WakeMaker graphical
environment. VMware plan to enrich WaveMaker functionality with
additional Spring features, including Spring Integration and Spring
jBPM5 on Android?
Kris Verlaenen has blogged about his experiences of getting the
jBPM5 engine to run on Android, and has
uploaded the source code and the jbpm-android.apk so interested
developers can try it out for themselves.