Java News from Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Sun has released Java3D 1.5.1. New features in this release include:

Of course, there are many bug fixes too. Java 5 or later is required.

MySQL has posted the first beta of Connector/J 5.1.2, a Type-IV pure-Java JDBC driver for MySQL. "Setting the configuration property rewriteBatchedStatements to true will now cause the driver to rewrite batched prepared statements with more than 3 parameter sets in a batch into multi-statements (separated by ";") if they are not plain (i.e. without SELECT or ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE clauses) INSERT or REPLACE statements."