- Kim Hill interview with Nat Torkinton about EQ Recovery Map, based on Ushahidi - PHP based open source crisis crowdsourcing app.
- AppApeal - proceeds of app sales go towards EQNZ
Java / Tools / Misc
- JDK 7 Developer Preview
- Jetbrains announce (forthcoming) IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 free upgrade, with full JDK 7 support.
- The lambda-dev team has started playing with extensions to java.util.List & co., via defender methods, for java 8
- Reports that Apache Felix breaks under u24 - not seen this with the version of Felix we run tho.
- Oracle gives 21 reasons for uninstall java- register FUD about Java security holes.
- Sun almost purchased Apple
- Spring Data Graph - Neo4j Support 1.0.0.M3 Released #spring
- Robolectric looks like a great approach to TDD Android Apps.
- Galaxy opensourced by Ning - they’re application deployment platform.
- Chronon “time travel debugger” now in available in beta
- Yeti Maven Plugin - maven plugin for the Yeti programming language, an ML based statically typed,
- Zero Turnaround opens LiveRebel public beta
- ZK 5.0.6 Released - new custom SEO content generator, a more intelligent mechanism that fits layout to content, a new interactive tree model, additional built in jQuery effects and others
- WebStorm 2.0 — the intelligent IDE for front-end web-developers — is out!
- The Atmosphere Comet/WebSocket Framework 0.7 released: GWT, Wicket, Redis, XMPP, Async I/O: submitted by jfarca…
- Bamboo 3.0.1 is out. Bug fixes for Maven and Mercurial users!
- Confluence 3.4.9 released - bugfix release.
- The Chrome team must really hate the Android team or vice versa
- Samsung Galaxy S II gets price (~$960!!!) and release date
- Final Android 3.0 SDK and Tools available
- Yellowbread pushed out to Nexus S and Nexus One users.
- GINT 1.0 (Groovy Integration Test Framework ) is out. Test cases from scripts, CSV, database
- Apache Vysper 0.7 - a XMPP impl released