This release is mainly to test out dependency downloading using Maven 2's Ant tasks. In addition, a
have been fixed, but there's quite a few more on the
roadmap. I plan to fix all of these before releasing 1.5 in a couple weeks.
Please test out this release if you have a chance. One of the nice things about using Maven 2's Ant Tasks, is you can download Maven 2 and generate your Eclipse or IDEA (possibly even Netbeans) project files using "mvn eclipse:eclipse" or "mvn idea:idea". You can also use Maven 2 to build and test things if you like. The only thing that doesn't currently work with Maven is the web tests with Cargo. I can try to get those working if there's enough demand. For now, you'll have to use Ant if you want to test the UI.
The download is much smaller now - barely over 1MB vs. ~20MB for 1.4. Most of the size comes from the Maven 2 Ant Tasks - which is a 869KB JAR. Of course, I could've made the distribution even smaller and required you to download the JAR and put it in $ANT_HOME/lib, but I decided to make things easier by including it.
For more information about installing the various options, see the README.txt file. Currently, you can use the following persistence frameworks:
- JDO (JPOX
- Spring JDBC
And a number of web frameworks too, as listed below with links to demos.