Java News from Tuesday, July 27, 2004

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The Jakarta Apache Project has released mod_jk 1.2.6. mod_jk connects the Apache web server (or IIS) to the Tomcat servlet engine so Tomcat can handle servlets and JSP Pages, while Apache handles static pages and CGIs. This release improves robustness and allows certain URLs to be excluded from handling by mod_jk.

YourKit, LLC has posted an early access release of the YourKit Java Profiler 3.0, a 295€ payware tool for detecting memory leaks and memory consumption bottlenecks. It features Automation of memory leak detection, an object heap browser, JUnit integration, IntelliJ IDEA Borland JBuilder integration. Version 3.0 features a redesigned user interface including a new "Allocations HotSpots" view. It also allows you to see the merged call tree and back-traces for a method. The tool runs on Windows or Linux.

J-domain has released CodePrinter 1.0.1, "a tiny utility to print out source code or other text files. Its main intent is to provide you with print-outs for your code reviews and to save some paper by fitting two code pages onto one sheet of paper. CodePrinter is written in Java and makes use of the Java Printing API." Version 1.0.1 adds page numbers and fixes a bug in line numering of wrapped lines. Code Printer is published under the GPL. An Eclipse plug-in is available.