The second release towards JPA 2 support. Specific JPA 2 related enhancements from Beta-1 include:
This is the first release towards supporting JPA 2. Most of the APIs are implemented. Some know limitations for this beta include:
In the last few weeks I had to migrate a MySQL database and it turned out to be more difficult than I thought. In the past I've used the tools that ship with MySQL, such as mysqldump and its various options. For the recent migrations that was surprisingly... impossible.
Remember the blog, How to create a visual DocBook editor in 10 minutes and how it described how to create a Docbook editor with the Visual page editor in JBoss Tools ?
The first part of my new article, published today on JSFCentral, explains how you can increase the rendering performance of a data-driven, JSF-based Seam application by two orders of magnitude! The article originated out of a contract job I did over the summer (before joining Red Hat). I worked for a group of scientists to develop a data-driven application using Seam, JSF, and RichFaces. That means it comes straight to you from the real-world ;)