Voting: is currently open for the 2013 JBoss Community Recognition Awards. 


Please vote for your favorite contributor and/or contribution.  Just reading through the notations is very valuable even if you do not recognize any of the names from forum postings, blogs, wikis, jiras or in the codebase.  A special thank you to all of our community contributors that make the open source ecosystem so vibrant and exciting!


Demo: In case you missed it, the JBoss team pulled off another live demonstration leveraging Vert.x, TorqueBox, Immuntant, Aerogear and OpenShift - a polyglot, real-time push notification-based application.  The demo starts around minute 25 -


My Hitchhiker's Guide to the JBoss Galaxy 2013 slides are at - leverages Reveal.js and if you have a Leap Motion - you can "swipe" your way through the slide deck.



Release Early, Release Often


Significant Final Releases:

* Infinispan 5.3.0.Final

JSR-107, MongoDB/LevelDB/JPA cache stores, lower memory footprint

* RHQ 4.8

Cassandra, New Charts (

* Hibernate ORM 4.2.3.Final

OSGi and new quickstart examples

* GateIn 3.6.0.Final

OAuth2, CDI, New Admin UI, new quickstarts

* Arquillian Core 1.1.0.Final

Created to defend the software galaxy from bugs

* Forge 1.3.2.Final

Because Getting Started S^@%$

* Byteman 2.1.3

New rulecheck maven plugin

* Errai 2.3.2.Final and 2.4.0.Beta1

Bug fixes and some new goodies coming

* JBossOSGi-2.0.0 Final

R5 compliant for WildFly 8 integration



Alpha/Beta Releases:

* Arquillian Warp 1.0.0.Alpha3

Jacoco, Meaningful Reports, JSF Managed Beans Injection

* Arquillian TestRunner Spock 1.0.0.Beta1

Annotation driven activation, Groovy 1.8 and 2.0

* JBoss Tools & Developer Studio Beta 2 (Eclipse Kepler)

LiveReload on your device

* Teiid 8.5 Alpha 1


In addition to all of this release activity there were numerous blog postings over the last couple of weeks, I encourage you to try out our aggregated feed at - I recently started monitoring via FlipBoard as seen in the following screenshot - give it a try and you are always welcome to send me feedback via Twitter @burrsutter.


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