Java News from Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Toby Corbin has released the IBM Lock Analyzer for Java, a "cross-platform tool that provides an insight into how well Java locks are performing in a live Java application."

The Apache Logging Services Project has released version 1.2.15 of Log4j, a logging toolkit for Java. This appears to be a minor bug fix release.

JetBrains has released IntelliJ IDEA 6.0.6. Besides bug fixes, this release adds support for Geronimo 1.2 and 2.0, MacOS X 10.5 Leopard, and JUnit 4.4. IDEA is $499 payware. Upgrades from previous version are $299.