Java News from Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Christopher Deckers has released SWTSwing 3.2.0003, "a port of the SWT graphical toolkit to Swing." It's published under the Eclipse Public License. It seems fairly rough right now, but it's an interesting idea.

The first alpha of Mantis 1.1, a free-as-in-speech (GPL) bug tracking system based on PHP and MySQL, has been posted. According to Victor Boctor, "This release has about 100 enhancements and fixes, some of the highlights include wiki integration, web based configuration (general/per user/per project), customizing columns for view/print/csv issues can now be done through the web interface and can be per user or project, email queuing, and authenticated RSS feeds."

Polarion Software has released Subversive 1.1.0 M4, a pure Java, open source Eclipse 3.2 plug-in that provides Subversion integration. New features in 1.1 include "Branch from Revision" and "Tag from Revision" actions.

David Cranshaw has released SQLiteJDBC 022, a JDBC driver for the SQLite database. "It is written as a thin driver on top of the SQLite 3.3.x C API. The native JNI library has SQLite compiled into it so all you need to do is include the two files packaged above in your project." It's published under the BSD license. This release improves error messages and fixes bugs.