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The 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 software development.

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May 14, 2012

Kito, Ian, and Daniel discuss JDK 8, LiferayFaces, the new Jenkins repository, and new releases of ICEfaces, MyFaces, Weld, Ceylon, ModeShape, Arquillian, Akka, NetBeans, and several Spring products.

Comment from Cagatay Civici (PrimeFaces lead) about our last newscast:

“We are not moving away from jQuery in favor of custom javascript, we just write our own jQuery powered widgets designed with JSF in mind. For PF 3 we are actually avoiding 3rd party jQuery plugins like jQuery ui dialog, autocomplete, tabs and similar because PF 2 experience helped me to realize that although using 3rd party work is good to quickly come up with components, they extremely limit you in long term.”  

New Releases

ICEfaces EE 3.0.0.GA now available

ICEmobile-Faces EE 1.0.0.GA now available

ICEfaces 3.0.1 now available

Myfaces Tomahawk 1.1.12 Released

Myfaces Orchestra Core 1.5 Released

MyFaces Core 2.1.7 Released

MyFaces Core 2.0.13 Released

MyFaces Core 1.2.12 Released  

MyFaces Core 1.1.10 Released

MyFaces Extensions CDI 1.0.5 Released

Weld 1.1.7.Final Released

Weld 2.0.0.Alpha2 released

Hibernate Validator 4.3.0.Beta1

Hibernate ORM 4.1.2 Release

Hibernate Search 4.1.0.Final - conditional indexing and more

Second official release of Ceylon

AeroGear 1.0.0.M2 Released! More Mobile Goodness

ModeShape 2.8.1.Final is available

ModeShape 3.0.0.Alpha3 is available

Arquillian 1.0.0 Final Ready for GlassFish and WebLogic

Arquillian Extension Jacoco 1.0.0.Alpha3 Released

Infinispan 5.1.4.FINAL is out now!

GridGain 4.0 Now Available

Hazelcast 2.0 Released with Off-Heap Storage and

Distributed Backups

Spring Mobile 1.0.0.RC2 Available

Spring Data REST 1.0.0.M1 Released

Spring Integration 2.1.1 Released

SpringSource Releases Version 1.0 Of Cloud Foundry Eclipse Plugin

Akka 2.0.1 Released!

Enterprise Tool News

NetBeans IDE 7.1.2 Available for Download

Jenkins CI and JFrog Announce Joint Artifact Repository Solution in the Cloud


PortletFaces becomes LiferayFaces

MyFaces ExtScripting site officially launched -

JDK 8 Milestone and Release Dates

JSF and Java EE Events