Java News from Friday, August 4, 2006

The Omni Group has released OmniGraffle 4.1.2, a general purpose Mac OS X diagramming tool and my UML editor of choice. 4.1.2 is a bug fix release. OmniGraffle ranges from $79.95 to $149.95.

The Apache Jakarta Commons Team has released Commons Attributes 2.2, an open source library that "enables Java programmers to use C#/.Net-style attributes in their code." This looks like a bug fix release. According to Henri Yandell, "Attributes is considered to have been made obsolete by the Java 5.0 release, so 2.3 and beyond are not expected to be created."

Sun has posted maintenance revisions of four Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME) specifications. These are