Java News from Saturday, September 18, 2004

JXTA J2SE 2.3.1 has been released. JXTA "is a set of open protocols that allow any connected device on the network ranging from cell phones and wireless PDAs to PCs and servers to communicate and collaborate in a P2P manner. JXTA peers create a virtual network where any peer can interact with other peers and resources directly even when some of the peers and resources are behind firewalls and NATs or are on different network transports." Version 2.3.1 is API and protocol backwards compatible with previous 2.x releases. It fixes bugs and trims about half a meg from the JARs.

Subversion 1.0.7 has been released. Subversion is an open source version control system designed to replace CVS, the open source version control system we've all learned to hate. This is a bug fix release.

Nathan Fiedler has released version 2.26 of JSwat, a graphical, stand-alone Java debugger built on top of the Java Platform Debugger Architecture. Features include breakpoints, source code viewing, single-stepping, watching variables, viewing stack frames, and printing variables. Version 2.26 fixes some bugs and remembers the expressions typed in the evaluate dialog. JSwat is published under the GPL.