Unsupported Operation - Episode 3
- Logback 0.9.24 is
out. Logback is an implementation of a slf4j written by the
same person as slf4j and is typically used through that API.
Logback recently added supported for Groovy log
configuring. You would use it instead of log4j. (yeah,
definately! don't you want something that is fixed fast rather than
on a slow release schedule? also see...)
- Apache PDF Box
1.2.0 released. Apache PDFBox is an open source Java library
for working with PDF documents. Sounds somewhat similar to
- HSQLDB had
a major new release in June. Seems to be renamed "HyperSQL". (H2
also put out a minor release :-)
- Hazelcast 1.8.5
released - simple easy to use, yet powerful library for in-memory
datagrids: distributed hashmaps, queues, lists etc.
Nutch 1.1 released - web search engine - built on top of Lucene
and Solr, adds web crawlers, link graphs, parsers for HTML and
other formats etc.
JxCapture 2 out - never come across this before, but is a
library for doing screen capture in java into image and video.
Could be usefull for recording Selenium/WebDriver runs.
- Midge 0.1.1
- mocking framework for clojure from Brian Marrick
- Trammel is
a new contracts library for clojure from Michael Fogus
- Radagast is a
new test coverage tool for clojure from Phil Hagelberg, author of
- Clojure for Beginners is a new book from Satish Talim - email
firstname.lastname@example.org for a free copy
- Griffon in Action new MEAP is out - chapters on integration and
- Support for Groovy 1.7.3's new @InheritedConstructors landed in
IntelliJ IDEA Community git repository this week. It's a 600mb
checkout if you want to pull it out and compile it yourself...
- David Pollack the creator of Liftweb has an interview on
- David Pollack and others have started Fresh Scala, read about
it at dzone. From
the article " The Fresh Scala Initiative aims to address the issue
of version fragility in the ecosystem." basically it is building
common projects against Scala 2.8 to ensure binary