I've alluded to our plans for the CDI TCK, but I wanted to expand upon them. We're pretty proud of the fact that the CDI TCK is open source (something we share in common with Bean Validation and JSR-330 in the Java EE space), and we intend to treat the TCK like any other open source project (as far as possible within the constraints set by the JCP).
IntelliJ now has support for the new JPA 2.0 typesafe query facility I've beenbloggingabout. It's very important that this stuff works smoothly with tooling, so it's great to see that the tooling vendors are on this early.
One of the really nice things about Weld is how nicely it works in Java SE. Of course, if you run Weld on its own, you won't get nice functionality like EJBs (you'll need an embeddable EJB container for that), but you do get a bunch of great stuff, including:
Here's a CDI portable extension that reads values from properties files and configures fields of Java EE components. In Java EE 6, this works for any Java EE component supporting injection, including servlets, EJBs, managed beans, interceptors and more.