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Now Available: SpringSource Tool Suite 2.1.0

SpringSource Tool Suite 2.1.0 is now GA and ready for download. Christian Dupuisblog post covers all the new features included in the best development tool for building Spring powered applications:


  • Eclipse 3.5 (Galileo) support and platform specific installers for Windows/Mac OS X/Linux

  • Support for milestones of Spring 3.0 including XML editing and validation, support for @Configuration and @Bean annotations

  • Support for milestones of SpringSource dm Server 2.0, RFC66 web modules and SpringSource Bundlor integration

  • Integration of Spring Roo for rapid application development

  • Optional integration of the new alpha Groovy Eclipse Plugin

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SpringSource Tool Suite 2.1.0 Now Available

I’m happy to announce that we just released the final version of SpringSource Tool Suite 2.1.0; the first GA version with major enhancements since making STS freely available.

The release comes with brand-new installers for all supported platforms and bundles latest versions of SpringSource tc and dm Server as well as Spring Roo. Additionally you can choose between distributions based on Eclipse 3.4 and the recently released 3.5 aka Eclipse Galileo.

Because we’ve seen lots of interest in the new Groovy tools we also offer a bundled download of STS and the Groovy Eclipse Plugin.

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dm Server 2.0 M4

dm Server 2.0.0.M4 has been released, and is now available for download.

We’ve made a lot of progress since 2.0.0.M3, adding a number of new features upon which the users tracking the nightly builds have already given us some excellent feedback. Take a look at the M4 release notes if you’re interested in seeing everything that we’ve been working on. Please keep your feedback coming as comments on our blog, in the forums, and on JIRA.

New and noteworthy

dm Server now embeds Medic: our OSGi serviceability project

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Spring.NET 1.3.0 RC1 Released

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Dear Spring Community,



We are pleased to announce that Spring .NET 1.3.0 is
now available.  



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This release contains the following new major features:


  • Micosoft
    Test Framework integration
    -
    Integration test classes to support MSTest in addition to NUnit.

  • TIBCO
    EMS integration

    - Helper classes to increase your productivity developing messaging
    based applications with TIBCO EMS.

  • NVelocity
    integration
    - Helper classes to
    configure a NVelocity template engine in a Spring based application

  • VS.NET
    Solution Templates

    - VS.NET 2008 based solution templates to get you up and running
    quickly creating Spring based applications.

  • DI
    support for Enterprise Service Components

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A Groovier Eclipse experience

Update: 15-Aug-09: Comments are now closed.  If you want help installing or to give feedback or ask questions, please join the mailing list ( archive )


For the last couple of months SpringSource has been actively involved in developing the next version of the Eclipse Groovy Tools.  The initial goal has been to evolve them from where they are into a highly optimized environment for the key developer tasks of code development, building and testing. Ideally the experience when working with mixed Groovy/Java projects should feel as good as it does for pure Java projects in Eclipse.

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SpringSource tc Server 6.0.20.A Now Available

In April of this year, SpringSource made generally available our first release of tc Server, version 6.0.19.A. The product has been a huge success, in part due to being based on the tried and true Apache Tomcat base which many, many people (and more and more all the time) are using every day. As outlined in an earlier blog post when we introduced 6.0.19.A, we’ve extended that tried and true core with extensions that make it easier to use and provide key production oriented extensions to Tomcat. And we’ve surrounded that solid base with the enterprise, production class management and monitoring capabilities of the SpringSource management products.

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Spring Integration 1.0.3 Samples: just add OSGi

Introduction

Last week, Mark Fisher introduced you to the new restructured and simplified Spring Integration samples that came out with the new release of Spring Integration 1.0.3 and so far the feedback was very positive.
Beside restructuring and simplifying existing samples we’ve introduced few new samples with the goal of demonstrating some of the benefits of running Spring Integration on OSGi-based platforms.
In this blog using very trivial, yet powerful example we’re going to look at some of the benefits of Spring Integration and OSGi when used together to address dynamic nature of  today’s enterprise.

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SpringSource dm Server Admin Console

New Features

A set of updates to the SpringSource dm Server Admin Console are available in the nightly builds. This also shows the use of Plans and the RFC66 Web container. There are two new features available, the first lets you look at any service dumps that the dm Server system may have produced and the second lets you explore the state of bundles within OSGi.

A dump may contain many dump items such as stack traces, thread dumps, depending on the initial cause. Dump items are available for viewing in the Admin Console, simply select the dump of interest on the left and then the dump item on the right and it will be displayed.

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Spring Integration 1.0.3 Samples: just add Maven

Spring Integration 1.0.3 is now available. You can find links to the download, reference manual, and more at the Spring Integration home. This release includes quite a few changes, but in this blog, I’m going to focus on one in particular. Starting with this version, the samples are fully self-contained and Maven-enabled. That means you can download the distribution, go into the ‘samples’ directory, run ‘mvn install’ and then import the projects into a Maven-aware Eclipse instance, such as the SpringSource Tool Suite. Here’s the step-by-step breakdown…

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