Welcome back everyone! We’ve been busy this past week. A number of new releases have been completed this past week, a considerable amount of news, and all topped with a generous amount of content to boost your programming chops! We’ll dive in first with the new releases, follow-up with news, then look at the other content.
There were nine releases last week! We’re really tearing it up out there with the release trains. Projects seeing releases this past week include Byteman, Wildfly Swarm, Hibernate Search and Validator, Teiid, and Hawkular Services. Listed below you can see the various release blog announcements below.
Some very exciting things happened last week, and our engineers were there to capture and blog about it!
First up is CDI 2.0, which is now in Public Review. Go through and read all the changes and how it will change CDI in this next version.
Eric Schabell and many others, possibly including you, have received acceptances to Red Hat Summit 2017. You can read about what Eric will be talking about in his blog entry: Upcoming Red Hat Summit session
A couple of entries from the Hawkular universe came in last week. Hawkular APM: Comparing performance of service versions discusses how you can compare the performance of different versions of a service as part of a continuous deployment pipeline. Display custom events in Grafana discusses using and displaying Grafana Annotations as points in time on your charts.
In a blog post and demo, Windup 3.0 for Eclipse IDE, Ondrej Zizka showcases the Windup 3.0 eclipse plugin. It’s still in development but is progressing along nicely. Lastly, and somewhat off the beaten path, Martin Sebor recaps his ISO C meeting that happened in October: Trip Report: October WG14 Meeting. For those doing development in C, you’ll want to read up about work being done in C11 and also a review of proposals for C2X, the next "major" revision of C.
Tricks of the Trade
These don’t come up on our editorials all the time, but we have a number of entries that simply aim at giving you more tools and tricks to pull out of your box. Most of the titles speak for themselves: