Save the date: October 25-28 2011. SpringOne 2GX returns to Chicago to provide over one hundred sessions for application developers, solution architects, web operations and IT teams who develop business applications, create multi-device aware web applications, design cloud architectures, and manage high performance infrastructure. The sessions are specifically tailored for you, the developers who use Spring technologies, Groovy & Grails, and Tomcat. Register now to lock in the early discounts.
SpringSource Tool Suite 2.6.1 and 2.7.0.M1 Released
We are happy to announce the availability of Spring Roo 1.1.4, featuring over 90 improvements and bug fixes since the 1.1.3 release. Spring Roo is a rapid application development tool for Java, allowing you to create full enterprise applications in just minutes. The next release of Roo will be 1.2.0.M1 where new features will be introduced.
Both Spring Web Services 1.5.10 and 2.0.2 are released and include some worthy updates in and of themselves, but, importantly, both also resolve a potential security issue. It is recommended that users upgrade as soon as possible. For the changes in these releases, please see the respective changelogs.
Video Interview: Juergen Hoeller Discusses Spring 3.1 and 3.2
At the recent QCon London conference, Juergen Hoeller had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Charles Humble about lots of Spring 3.1 details, including the new caching abstraction for Spring 3.1, conversation support for web applications and other uses, the new Spring Data projects for accessing noSQL stores, Spring’s relation to Java EE standards and plans for Spring 3.2. The discussion was captured by InfoQ and is posted for viewing here.
Spring Android 1.0.0.M3 Released
We are pleased to announce that Spring Android 1.0.0.M3 is now available and supports the usage of the Spring Framework in an Android environment. The 1.0.0.M3 release focuses on extending the use of Spring Social in native Android applications. Read Roy Clarkson’s blog posts to help you get started developing Android applications—Spring Android and Maven Part I and Part 2.
VMware is pleased to introduce two exceptional developer-focused support offerings that provide you with assistance during the development phase of applications:
VMware vFabric Developer Standard (web access, 12 business hour response target)
VMware vFabric Developer Premium (telephone & web access, 4 business hour response target)
More information about the list of supported technologies/products included such as the Spring Framework, Groovy & Grails, RabbitMQ, the vFabric family and Apache Tomcat and other Apache products are available here.
Spring on to Cloud Foundry, first open source Platform as a Service (PaaS)