Java / Tools
- Git Jungle is a new git visualisation tool from PlasticSCM. Mono based
but visually very nice.
- Plastic SCM Plug-in for Zutubi Pulse
- Google Guice 3 RC1 now available, Cedric Beust also updates TestNG with
- Groovy ++ 0.4.9.7 released, accepted that it needs to be Groovy rather than Groovy/Java mix
- Peter Niederweiser of Spock fame joins Gradle team
- Groovy 1.7.5 feature gets around not being able to exit from closures in a loop (findResult)
- Scala works at adding standard STM model
- Apache Abdera hits 1.1.1 - Abdera is IETF Atom Syndication Format (RFC 4287) and Atom Publishing Protocol
- 2nd MyFaces extensions for CDI
- Android 2.3 released to developers, first device (Nexus-S) ships on Dec 16th in US, Nexus 1 should start rolling out soon according to the team
- New Maps app with 3d buildings and stuff for new 2.3 release
- New Marketplace - returning the app for refund drops from 24 hrs to 15 mins!!
- Amazon Releases S3 Large Object storage now allows objects up to 5Tb in size