News and announcements
After more than two and a half years of development, I am delighted to announce that Acegi Security 1.0.0 is now officially released.
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In addition to more than 80 improvements and fixes since 1.0.0 RC2, this new release includes several changes to help new users. This entails a significant restructure and expansion of the reference guide (now at more than 90 pages) and a new "bare bones" tutorial sample application.
Pitchfork is an add-on for the Spring Framework, performing JSR-250 (Common Annotations) dependency injection and annotation processing, as well as supporting EJB 3.0 interceptors. It was co-developed by Interface21 and BEA under an open source license. It is being used to provide the underpinnings of the support for the new part of the EJB model introduced by EJB 3, inside the BEA WebLogic Server, but may also be used standalone.
A Pitchfork Project FAQ has now been posted which answers common questions on how the project came about and how it relates to Spring.
Asynchronous calls and callbacks using Lingo Spring Remoting is a detailed blog entry by Sanjiv Jivan focusing on Lingo, a Spring Remoting implementation that supports asynchronous calls and remote callbacks. This entry covers all the nitty gritty details of the async/callback related functionality along with the limitations and gotchas.
At JavaOne Interface21 and BEA Systems announced they have jointly developed implementations of key Java EE 5 components on Spring Framework 2.0. They unveiled an open source project that comprises Spring support for the Java EE 5 Common Annotations (JSR-250), which includes resource injection and EJB 3 (JSR-220) interception. This project is used to implement JEE5 inside the next generation of WebLogic Server, and is also available for use within JSE environments.
Users will benefit from the full power of Spring 2.0 within a standard JEE5 environment.
The Spring Modules project has published the 0.3 release.
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This new release contains many new features and bugfixes:
- new Flux Spring module
- new jBPM 3.0.x module
- new jBPM 3.1.x module
- new JSR-170 (Java Content Repository) module with Jackrabbit and Jeceira support
- new Lucene Module
- Commons-Configuration integration
- improved OSWorkflow support
- many improvements and updates to the Cache module
See our changelog for more information.
The full roadmap can be found here.
The next release (0.4) is scheduled for July and will align most of the modules to Spring 2.0. Notable features scheduled for 0.4 include custom namespaces for the cache and jcr module, Tangosol Coherence support, more documentation and samples.
We are still looking to recruit more developers to work on more modules, and any feedback on new or existing features will be much appreciated.
Dear Spring community, We are pleased to announce that Spring 1.2.8 has been released. Download | Docs | Changelog
This is a maintenance release, fixing a number of issues found in previous 1.2.x releases. Most of these fixes have been backported from 2.0 M4, so have already been available there. Please see the changelog
Dear Spring Community,
We are very pleased to announce that Spring Web Flow (SWF) 1.0 RC1 (Release Candidate 1) has been released. Download it.
After over a year of hard development work, 29,000 downloads, 3,700 posts by 500 forum users, one book, and numerous community-driven articles, this release delivers the first 1.0 release candidate of Spring Web Flow. Considered fit for production use, this release solidifies the 1.0 API which will remain backward compatible throughout the entire 1.x series.
To the Spring Web Flow early adopters and champions who have supported our product, thank you. Spring Web Flow delivers one of the most innovative and powerful controller engines available today thanks to your feedback and support.
The Spring Web Flow team expects one more release candidate before 1.0 final. The new and noteworthy in 1.0 RC1 include...
Interface21 is pleased to offer a number of Spring Framework training events in the upcoming period, delivered by core Spring Framework developers. For full details, please visit the main training information page. Here is a summary of some of the upcoming courses and venues:
... plus others
Today Interface21 announced that it has certified and will support IBM’s WebSphere(R) Application Server Community Edition (WAS CE) as a deployment platform for Spring. Additionally, Interface21 has certified and will support the open source Apache Geronimo application server upon which WAS CE is based. IBM will support customers deploying Spring applications to either application server through IBM’s world class support offerings.
The full press release may be read below:
Interface21 Certifies IBM WebSphere Application Server Community Edition and Apache Geronimo on the Spring Framework.
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