With work on version 3.2 of Hibernate Search well underway and a range of very interesting features in the pipeline (eg programmatic configuration API, bulk indexing and dynamic boosting), we decided to provide some of the bug fixes also for the 3.1 version of Hibernate Search. Hence here is Hibernate Search 3.1.1 GA. On top of several bug fixes which are listed in the release notes we also upgraded Lucene from 2.4 to 2.4.1.
Just came back from Nürnberg where I was invited to present Hibernate Search at the Herbstcampus conference. It was the first year for this conference with the hope of making it an established yearly event. Given that already in the first year over 200 people showed up Herbstcampus might be on the right track.
Last month we released GA versions of Hibernate Annotations and EntityManager, but only a CR for Validator. This has changed of today with the release of Validator 3.1.0.GA.
Just waiting for my flight back to Sweden after being invited to present Hibernate Search at the monthly JBUG Munich meeting. I was pleasantly suprised that despite school holidays a respectable crowd showed up for the meeting. The feedback was throughout positiv and hopefully there are now a few new Search convertees spreading the word in Munich.
Without much ado I am happy to announce the following releases: