Java News from Wednesday, October 18, 2006

JBoss has released  Hibernate 3.2, an open source (LGPL) object relational mapping system for Java, has been released. "Hibernate lets you develop persistent classes following common Java idiom - including association, inheritance, polymorphism, composition and the Java collections framework. The Hibernate Query Language, designed as a 'minimal' object-oriented extension to SQL, provides an elegant bridge between the object and relational worlds. Hibernate also allows you to express queries using native SQL or Java-based Criteria and Example queries." Version 3.2 adds support for the Java Persistence API from JEE 5.

Enterprise Distributed Technologies has released edtFTPj/Pro 1.3.0, a $299 payware FTP library for Java that supports FTP over SSL. Version 1.3.0 adds a new manual and fixes bugs.