Enterprise Java Newscast

Saturday May 16, 2015

Episode 27 - Enterprise Java Newscast - May 2015

The Enterprise Java Newscast, hosted by Kito D. Mann, Ian Hlavats, and Daniel Hinojosa, is a monthly podcast that covers the latest headlines in the world of Enterprise Java development.

In this episode, Kito and Daniel are joined by special guest Seb Rose (co-author of The Cucumber for Java Book: Behaviour-Driven Development for Testers and Developers). They discuss new releases from Polymer, ICEfaces, PrimeFaces,  JBoss EAP, SonarCube, Pitest, IntelliJ IDEA, Serenity, and more. They also discuss Behavior-driven-testing (BDD), Cucumber, Geb, Spock, and Test-Driven Development (TDD).

Podcast (MP3)

UI Tier

AngularFaces 2.1.3 has been released!

Polymer 0.8 Release

ICEfaces EE 4.0.0.GA  

Includes ICEfaces Mobile Device Simulator

ICEpdf 5.1.2: Now With Enhanced Asian Font Capabilities

PrimeFaces Sentinel 1.2 Released

PrimeFaces 5.2.RC1 Released

Introducing PrimeFaces Spark

Services (Middleware & Microservices) Tier

JBossWS 5.0.0.Final is available!

JBoss EAP 6.4 now available


AeroGear iOS SDK v2.3 is out!


SonarQube 5.1 released  - http://www.sonarqube.org/sonarqube-5-1-in-screenshots/

Pitest 1.1.5 released  - http://pitest.org

Sonar Pitest Plugin 0.5 released  - https://github.com/SonarCommunity/sonar-pitest

JOSRA Git Automated Branching Strategy & Jenkins Plugin  - http://www.josra.org/blog/An-automated-git-branching-strategy.html

IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 released  - decompiler with extended debugging facilities

Gherkin 3 development continues  - https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/cukes/YLKsqbBMBoI/DYhfFx8GBegJ

Serenity 1.0.47 released  better Cucumber integration - http://thucydides.info/docs/serenity-staging/


Testing with Cucumber and comparison to Geb and Spock - [Cucumber is a collaboration tool - https://cukes.info/blog/2014/03/03/the-worlds-most-misunderstood-collaboration-tool]

Teaching TDD with CyberDojo - http://cyber-dojo.org

Q. What’s coverage good for? A. Killing mutants efficiently.


Javazone, Oslo - September 9-10, 2015

No Fluff Just Stuff

Dallas May 29 - 31, 2015

Salt Lake City June 5 - 6, 2015

Gradle Summit June 11 - 12, 2015

Austin July 10 - 12, 2015

ÜberConf July 21 - 24, 2015


Claysnow Limited (Seb Rose’s company)

Liz Keogh’s blog

Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests - book by Freeman/Pryce




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