Java News from Wednesday, November 15, 2006

NetMind Consulting has released Simple Persistence for Java 2.0.0, a free-as-in-speech (LGPL) library for storing Java Beans in relational databases. Queries return lists.

Micromata has released Transec, a free-as-in-speech (GPL) JSP tag library for secure online authentication, even in the presence of key loggers and spyware.

Version 3.3.2 of EJBCA, an open source, Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) Certificate Authority, has been released. EJBCA can be used standalone or integrated into other J2EE application. It supports multiple levels of certificate authorities, individual enrollment and batch production of certificates, PKCS12 and PEM export, configurable certificate contents. revocation and certificate revocation lists, and more. This release adds a new hart token profile and fixes bugs. EJBCA is published under the LGPL.

TMate has released SVNKit 1.1, a pure Java Subversion client library formerly known as JavaSVN. Version 1.1 adds support for file system repositories, Subversion 1.4.2, and repository replication.

Peter Arrenbrecht has released JCite 1.6. According to Arrenbrecht, "JCite makes it possible to cite snippets of Java source code in your HTML documents - API documentation, for instance. The snippets are copied out of real, live Java class source files, which should be part of the regular build. This guarantees that the cited snippets are always up-to-date." This release adds new citelets for citing Excel sheets and plain text/HTML snippets. JCite is published under a BSD license.

JPOX 1.1.4, an open source implementation of Java Data Objects (JDO) 2.0, has been released. that provides transparent persistence to Java objects. It supports most major SQL databases and can be queried using either JDOQL or SQL. 1.1.4 is a bug fix release. It's published under the Apache 2.0 License.