Java News from Tuesday, January 3, 2006

Jeffrey Hoyt has uploaded the third pre-release of jEdit 4.3, an open source programmer's editor written in Java with extensive plug-in support and my preferred text editor on Windows and Unix, dpeite a few serious user interface glitches. New features in this release include Gnuplot syntax highlighting. Java 1.4 or later is required. Java 1.3 is no longer supported.

The Apache DB Project has released OJB (Object/Relational Bridge) 1.0.4, an open source "an Object/Relational mapping tool that allows transparent persistence for Java Objects against relational databases."

OJB supports multiple persistence APIs to provide users with their API of choice: