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Enterprise Java Newscast – Episode 20 – May 2014


he Enterprise Java Newscast, hosted by Kito D. Mann, Ian Hlavats, and Daniel Hinojosa, is a monthly podcast that covers the latest headlines in the world of Enterprise Java development.

In this episode, 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.

Podcast (MP3)

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 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


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 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

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 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


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


Mojarra site gets a facelift


JAX 2014 May 12 – 16
EclipseCon France June 18 – 19
No Fluff Just Stuff
Salt Lake City, UT May 30 – 31
Columbus, OH Jun 6 – 8
Gradle Summit Jun 12 – 13
ÜberConf (USA) Jun 24 – 27
ÜberConf (Germany) Jul 7 – 10
33rd Degree – Krakow, Poland June 9-11th
Scala Days Kosmos, Berlin June 16th-18th  

Original Article: http://blogs.jsfcentral.com/JSFNewscast/entry/enterprise_java_newscast_episode_20#.U42DovmSyvN