In terms of JPA 2, its really easier to start talking about things not yet implemented :) The set of missing features are defined by the unresolved subtasks of the following 2 Jira issues:
Specific JPA 2 related enhancements from Beta-2 include:
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:
Along with Seam 2.1 comes a handful of enhancements to seam-gen. These changes are a culmination of the
mods I made to the seam-gen project that forms the basis of the sample code for Seam in Action. Perhaps after reading this entry, you'll conclude that the enhancements go well beyond modest.
Hibernate Core 3.3.1 has just been released with its artifacts published to the JBoss Maven Repository. This release fixed a serious issue with CurrentSessionContext (SessionFactory.getCurrentSession()) when running on IBM WebSphere. It also includes quite a few improvements to the enhanced id generators. For details about all the changes in this release, check out it's changelog
3.3.0.GA got released the other day with an uncaught problem. A public method got removed from some of the events (specifically PreInsertEvent and PreUpdateEvent) which is causing problems with Hibernate Validator and which will probably cause problems for any applications utilizing custom listeners for those events.
Hibernate 3.3.0.GA has been released. A big thanks to everyone who helped us get here.