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First RC for JBoss AS 7.0.0

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, Google planning Nexus Prime?

First RC for JBoss AS 7.0.0

The first release candidate of JBoss Application Server (AS) 7.0.0 has been announced. This RC upgrades to JBossWS-CXF 4.0.0.Alpha5, Infinispan 5.0.0.CR1, and JBossWS-CXF 4.0.0.Beta2, and adds support for JNDI binding of cache containers. A list a of available drivers has been provided, which improves the DS configuration, and an operation has been provided to test and verify a datasource configuration.

JBoss Application Server 7 is expected to be released in July, and will feature a full implementation of EE 6, including support for web profiles. More information on JBoss AS 7.0.0 CR1 is available at the Release Notes.


Spring BlazeDS Integration 1.5.0 Goes GA

Spring BlazeDS Integration 1.5.0 is now generally available, with bug fixes since the last release candidate. Flex now works with the latest BlazeDS trunk libraries, and a HibernateConfigProcessor problem with interfaces has been fixed. The 1.5.0 release introduces a list of new features, including support for reading and writing AMF content with RESTful Spring MVC @Controllers. The Maven-based Test Drive samples have been revised and the Spring Security support has been refactored. The minimum dependencies have been upgraded to Spring version 3.0, Spring Security 3.0, BlazeDS version 4.0, and Spring Integration 2.0. More information is available at the Changelog.

Spring BlazeDS Integration is a tool for building Spring-powered RIAs with Adobe Flex.


Scala IDE for Eclipse Indigo

The Scala IDE for Eclipse 2.0.0 beta6 has been released in two flavours: the 2.9.0-1 version, and the 2.8.2-SNAPSHOT version. This release is compatible with Eclipse Indigo, and comes with a new REPL view. This version’s 2.8 compiler is fully binary compatible with 2.8.1.


Google Nexus Prime?

BGR have published additional details of what they call “Google’s first Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone.” According to an unnamed source, the smartphone will feature a Super AMOLED HD display and a OMAP4460 processor, and will be manufactured by Samsung. The working name is “Prime,” and the source believes the eventual launch name could be “Google Nexus Prime.” It is also believed that Google could be working with multiple carriers and OEMs, to create their own exclusive Android 4.0 halo devices, and that these may all launch around the same time.


Jersey 1.8 Ready for GlassFish 3.1.1

Version 1.8 of the Jersey JAX-RS 1.1 reference implementation, has been released. This release fixes a bug that prevented users from implementing JAX-RS resources as EJB Session beans, which implement local and/or remote interfaces. This release will be integrated into GlassFish 3.1.1.

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