Freddy Guime

Episode 29 – Aug 2015

Kito, Daniel, and Ian discuss the challenges of programming with different languages plus new releases from JBoss, Spring, PrimeFaces, RichFaces, TypeScript, git, WebSphere, and more. They also discuss the rise of TypeScript as a popular alternative to other JavaScript transpiler languages, and the possibility that web assemblies will marginalize JavaScript altogether.

UI Tier

BootsFaces

Mojarra 2.03 Milestone 2

Apache Wicket v7.0 Released

Microsoft joins the Web Components world

Part 1

Part 2

Geb 0.12.0 released

PrimeFaces Signature Component

PrimeFaces 5.2.9 Elite Released

PrimeFaces Rio 2.0 and Modena 1.0.1 Released

PrimeFaces 5.3 Roadmap Update

RichFaces 4.5.7 Released

TypeScript 1.5 Released

Persistence Tier

Hibernate Validator 5.2.1.Final*

Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.2.3 released

Services (Middleware & Microservices) Tier

Spring Framework 4.2 goes GA

Spring Cloud Connectors 1.2.0 released

Spring XD 1.2.1 Released

Spring Security 4.0.2 Released

Spring Boot 1.2.5 released

Liferay Collaborates with Red Hat to Deliver Integrated Open Source Technologies  

Keycloak 1.4.0.Final released

Amazon Aurora Announced

WildFly 9.0.1.Final and 8.2.1.Final are released.

Apache Jena 3.0.0 released

WAS Liberty beta with tools (August 2015)

Misc

Apache Groovy 2.4.4-incubating

Git 2.5.0 Released

JDK 1.8.0u51 Release Notes

Discussion

Rise of TypeScript

WebAssembly: a binary format for the web

WebAssembly on GitHub

Events

JavaZone – Oslo, Norway – September 9-10, 2015

No Fluff Just Stuff

Episode 28 – Jul 2015

Kito and Daniel discuss new releases from PrimeFaces, OpenWebBeans, DeltaSpike, Spring Boot, Polymer, AngularJS, WebAssembly, Play, Lucene, new JSF extensions, and more. They also discuss Microsoft’s open-source strategy and Visual Studio Code.

Keep up with the alphabet soup of product names. Check out our technical glossary!

UI Tier

OmniFaces 2.1 released!

New F12 Developer Tools for the New Microsoft Edge

Liferay Faces Project News – May 2015

AngularJS + CDI = AngularBeans

Web framework: Introducing Juzu version 1.0 and its brand new website

Apache Tobago 2.0.8 Release

Polymer 1.0

PrimeFaces introduces Rio theme and layout

New Releases for PrimeFaces Layouts

PrimeUI 2.0 Released

Recent Ripple of JSF Extensions

JSR 378: Portlet 3.0 Bridge for JavaServerTM Faces 2.2 Specification

WebAssembly: A Universal Binary and Text Format for the Web

Play 2.4.0 “Damiya” released, adds new DI support and test APIs

Persistence Tier

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Lucene 5.2.0 released

Services (Middleware & Microservices) Tier

Oracle Developer Cloud Service 15.2.2 Released

Spring for Apache Hadoop 2.2 GA released

[ANN] End of life for Apache Tomcat 6.0.x

[ANNOUNCEMENT] HttpComponents Client 4.5 GA Released

[ANNOUNCE] Apache OpenWebBeans 1.6.0

[ANNOUNCE] Release of Apache DeltaSpike 1.4.0

Apache Allura 1.3.0 released

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Flume 1.6.0 released

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Calcite 1.3.0 (incubating) released

[ANNOUNCE] Commons Email version 1.4 released

Misc  

CRaSH

Spring Boot 1.2.4 released

Spring Social 1.1.2 Released

JBoss Fuse 6.2 is out!

Infinispan 7.2.3.Final

Discussion

JavaEE or Spring? Neither! We Call Out For a Fresh Competitor!

Visual Studio Code, and Microsoft OSS will it affect Java Enterprise ?

https://code.visualstudio.com/Download

MS fork of NodeJS

Events

No Fluff Just Stuff

Episode 27 – May 2015

Kito and Daniel are joined by special guest Seb Rose (co-author of The Cucumber for Java Book: Behaviour-Driven Development for Testers and Developers). They discuss new releases from Polymer, ICEfaces, PrimeFaces,  JBoss EAP, SonarCube, Pitest, IntelliJ IDEA, Serenity, and more. They also discuss Behavior-driven-testing (BDD), Cucumber, Geb, Spock, and Test-Driven Development (TDD).

UI Tier

AngularFaces 2.1.3 has been released!

Polymer 0.8 Release

ICEfaces EE 4.0.0.GA  

Includes ICEfaces Mobile Device Simulator

ICEpdf 5.1.2: Now With Enhanced Asian Font Capabilities

PrimeFaces Sentinel 1.2 Released

PrimeFaces 5.2.RC1 Released

Introducing PrimeFaces Spark

Services (Middleware & Microservices) Tier

JBossWS 5.0.0.Final is available!

JBoss EAP 6.4 now available

Mobile

AeroGear iOS SDK v2.3 is out!

Misc

SonarQube 5.1 released  – http://www.sonarqube.org/sonarqube-5-1-in-screenshots/

Pitest 1.1.5 released  – http://pitest.org

Sonar Pitest Plugin 0.5 released  – https://github.com/SonarCommunity/sonar-pitest

JOSRA Git Automated Branching Strategy & Jenkins Plugin  – http://www.josra.org/blog/An-automated-git-branching-strategy.html

IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 released  – decompiler with extended debugging facilities

Gherkin 3 development continues  – https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/cukes/YLKsqbBMBoI/DYhfFx8GBegJ

Serenity 1.0.47 released  better Cucumber integration – http://thucydides.info/docs/serenity-staging/

Discussion

Testing with Cucumber and comparison to Geb and Spock – [Cucumber is a collaboration tool – https://cukes.info/blog/2014/03/03/the-worlds-most-misunderstood-collaboration-tool]

Teaching TDD with CyberDojo – http://cyber-dojo.org

  1. What’s coverage good for? A. Killing mutants efficiently.

Events

No Fluff Just Stuff

Other

Claysnow Limited (Seb Rose’s company)

Liz Keogh’s blog

Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests – book by Freeman/Pryce

Dunning-Kruger

Episode 26 – Mar 2015

Kito, Ian, and Daniel cover new releases from Oracle, PrimeFaces, RichFaces, Hibernate, Spring, Apache, and more. They also discuss AngularJS 2.0’s decision to use TypeScript, Microsoft dropping IE, and testing with Selenium and Geb.

Correction: PrimeFaces Sentinel Layout  + Theme pricing is $79 (basic) and $479 (extended); Theme only pricing is $49 / $249.

UI Tier

Oracle MAF 2.1

PrimeFaces Sentinel Premium Theme

PrimeFaces Elite 5.1.14 and 5.0.18 Released

AngularJS 2.0: Built on TypeScript

TypeScript Loves AngularJS

RichFaces 4.5.3 Released

FaceBook Open Sources React Framework  

Microsoft to discontinue IE

Persistence Tier

Hibernate Search 5.1 Released

Hibernate Search 5.1.1 Released

Hibernate JPQL Bug Fixes and Hibernate OGM 4.1.2

Apache Jena 2.13.0 release, with features Elephas and Fuseki2.

Apache Camel 2.15.0 released

Services (Middleware & Microservices) Tier

Spring Cloud 1.0

Spring Security 4.0.0 Released

Spring Security and Single-Page Applications with AngularJS

Spring Framework 4.1.6 released

Spring Security Kerberos 1.0.0.RC1 Released

Misc

Java SE 7U75 / 7U76 Now Available

Java SE 8u31 Now Available  

Java SE 8u40 Now Available

Oracle Java SE Embedded 8u33

metrics-clojure 2.5.0 is released

Discussion

Testing with Selenium WebDriver and Geb.

Events No Fluff Just Stuff

Episode 25 – Feb 2015

Episode 24 – Jan 2015

Kito, Ian, Daniel and Reza cover new Enterprise Java releases, including Jersey, RichFaces, AngularJS, TypeScript, JMS, Akka, Spring, Hibernate OGM, JSF, Scala and more. They also discuss Oracle’s new Alta UI project, as well as Adopt-a-JSR, JavaOne videos, and more.

UI Tier

Oracle Ulta UI

JSON-P 1.1 JSR

JSF 2.3 initial milestone

Jersey 2.5

RichFaces 4.5.2

AngularJS 1.3.9 Released

Planning AngularJS 1.4

TypeScript 1.4 Released

Persistence Tier

Infinispan 7.0.2

Hibernate OGM 4.1.1

Services Tier (Middleware & Microservices)

JMS 2 errata release

Java EE Security JSR

Java EE Management JSR

WebLogic Maven Repository

Akka 2.3.8 Maintenance Release

Spring Framework 4.1.4 & 4.0.9 & 3.2.13 released

Misc  

Apache Validator Released  

Maven 3.2.5 Released

Scala 2.11.5 Released  

Spring Boot 1.2.1 released

Spring Session 1.0.0.RELEASE

Spring IO Platform 1.1.1 released

Spring Batch and Spring Batch Admin Releases

Discussion

Adopt-a-JSR

JavaOne Videos for Free

What about the other Java EE 8 launched JSRs?

Events

No Fluff Just Stuff

Additional Notes:

JSON Web Token

Episode 22 – October 2014

Kito, Ian, and Daniel discuss JavaOne, JSF, web frameworks, mobile development, Internet of Things, and new JBoss, Apache, PrimeFaces, Spring, MySQL, and TypeSafe releases.

UI Tier

JavaOne Update: Kito’s JSF sessions

When the PrimeFaces Bootstrap Theme Isn’t Enough

What’s Next for JSF?

eBay, Connecting Buyers and Sellers Globally via JavaServer Faces

JavaOne Update: ankor.io

JavaOne Update: Web Framework Smackdown

JavaOne Update: Oracle Mobile Application Framework (MAF) (sessions)

JavaOne Update: JSF 2.3 – Integration with Front-End Frameworks

PrimeFaces 5.1 Released

New in RichFaces 4.5: Charts

Middle Tier

JBossWS 4.3.1 Released

Infinispan 7.0.0.CR1 Released

JBoss BPM 6.0.3 Released

Apache Lucene/Solr 4.10.1 Released

Apache Cayenne 3.1 Released

Apache Tomcat 8.0.14 Released

Apache UIMA Ruta 2.2.1 Released

Apache Storm Released as top-level project

Apache TomEE wins Duke’s Choice award at JavaOne

Spring Framework 4.1.1 released

Spring XD 1.0.1 released

Spring Boot 1.1.7 released

Persistence Tier

MySQL REST API introduced

Slick 2.0 GA released

Testing

Arquillian ShrinkWrap 2.2.0-beta-1 released

Arquillian AngularJS 1.2.0-beta-1 Graphene Plugin released

Misc

JavaOne Update: Java 8 Embedded

JDK 8 for Mobile iOS and Android Devices

JavaOne Update: Internet of Things

Universal Development Kit for Creating and Deploying Smart Home/Building Applications

Gateway One

Discussion

JavaOne highlights: Portlet EG meeting, Servlet EG meeting, Java Hub, Java Community Keynote, Duke’s Cafe

Events

No Fluff Just Stuff

Episode 21 – Aug 2014

Kito, Ian, and Daniel change up the format to involve more discussion. They discuss the new Java EE JSRs (JSF, JMS, Servlet, CDI, Java API for JSON Binding, etc.) plus entirely new proposals such as MVC and Java API for JSON Binding. Other topics include RichFaces, PrimeFaces, Apache TomEE, Delta Spike, QUnit, Angular.js. Hibernate OGM, Spring Boot, JBoss Errai, and more, plus upcoming conferences.

If you have feedback on the new format, please let us know.

UI Tier

Mojarra 2.2.8 released

PrimeFaces 5.0.5, 4.0.18, 3.5.28 released

RichFaces 4.5.0.Alpha3 released

ICEfaces EE 3.3.0.GA_P02 released

JSF 2.3 JSR proposal

Servlet 4.0

Java API for JSON Binding

Spring Framework 4.1 — Spring MVC Improvements

Java EE MVC 1.0 JSR

Middle Tier

Apache TomEE JAX-RS / Arquillian starter project

Delta Spike 1.0 Released

Contexts and Dependency Injection for Java 2.0

It’s time to begin JMS 2.1.

Persistence Tier

Hibernate OGM nominated for Duke’s Choice Award

Apache Hadoop 2.5.0 is released

Apache Sqoop 1.4.5 released

Misc  

Jena 2.12.0 released

Spring XD 1.0 GA Released

Spring Boot 1.1.5 released

Errai 3.1.0.CR1, 3.0.2.Final and 2.4.5.Final released!

Events

  • JavaZone – Oslo, Norway – September 9th-11th
  • JavaOne – San Francisco, CA September 28 – October 2, 2014
  • Devoxx – Antwerp, Belgium – November 10th-14th

No Fluff Just Stuff

Episode 20 – May 2014

Kito, Ian, and Daniel discuss new releases from Spring, JBoss, ICEsoft, PrimeFaces, Apache, IBM, and TypeSafe. They also discuss build tools, the future of JSF, Daniel’s languagematrix project, and the Mojarra web site.

Daniel’s project: language-matrix: Code snippets to do useful things for 11 languages: C, C++, Groovy, Ruby, Java, Scala, Python, Haskell, Javascript, Lisp, Clojure.

New Releases Spring

Spring Framework 4.0.4 released

Spring Integration 4.0 Released

Spring Social 1.1.0 Released

Spring Boot 1.0.2.RELEASE Available Now

Spring Batch 2.2.6.RELEASE is now available

Spring AMQP 1.3 Released

Groovy 2.3 Released

JBoss

Teiid 8.7 Final Released  

Weld 2.2 (CDI 1.2 reference implementation) released!

JBoss Tools Integration Stack 4.1.4.Final / JBoss Developer Studio Integration Stack 7.0.1.GA

ModeShape 3.7.2.Final is available

Hibernate ORM 4.2.12.Final Released

Immutant 1.1.1 Released

Forge 2.4.1.Final (Roasted) Released

Arquillian AngularJS 1.2.0.Alpha1 Released

JavaServer Faces

MyFaces Core v2.2.3 Released

PrimeFaces 5 Released

PrimeFaces Elite 4.0.13 Released

PrimeFaces Extensions 2.0 Released

RichFaces 4.3.6.Final Released

ICEfaces 4.0 Beta Released!

Apache

Apache Lucene 4.8.0 released

Apache Solr 4.8.0 released

Apache Portable Runtime 1.5.1 released  

Apache Archiva 1.3.8 released

Apache jClouds 1.7.2 released

Apache Commons Lang 3.3.2 released

Apache CouchDB 1.5.1 released

Apache Syncope 1.0.9 and 1.1.7 released

Apache Tomcat 7.0.53 released

Apache Struts Zero Day Vulnerability

IBM

Announcing IBM Codename: BlueMix for Eclipse Beta

WebSphere Application Server Migration Toolkit – Liberty Tech Preview

Announcing: April betas for Liberty profile and WebSphere Developer Tools

Scala

Scala 2.11 Has Arrived!

Typesafe announces Akka Streams, a part of the Reactive Streams Initiative

Activator 1.1 Integrates App Inspection and a New UI

Other

Guava 17 Released

jQuery 1.11.1 and 2.1.1 Released

Git 1.9.2 Released  

IntelliJ IDEA 13.1.2 Update is Available

Updated: Eclipse Foundation Announces Java 8 Support

Java ME 8 Arrives

News

Mojarra site gets a facelift

Events

No Fluff Just Stuff