If I don't hear anything else JBDS 2 CR1 is ready and we got ready with
JBoss Tools just a few days short of what we expected (22/12 instead of
so it turned out to be Christmas after all this year - Thanks Team! ;)
We learned a lot (again) this time around and big kudos to both Nick
Boldt and Denis Golovin for pushing the builds through - Thanks!
Special thanks for Nick Boldt on improving the release process with
several magnitudes by simply utilizing the wonders of rsync and direct
our updatesites and sf.net
- I feel much less bad for those doing the
future releases now :) It's those little improvements that makes a huge
difference - Nick, thanks again!
In the short and long term it is important that we all watch out on the
forums and follow up on anything we can so users feel helped and hopefully
also get helped. It is crucial for any opensource project to keep the
The next phase is about fixing bugs and making the ui look and feel
smooth! GA should not add any features unless they are
critical/blockers - if in doubt speak up on this or jbosstools list.
For now I would like everyone to try and use our software and report the
bugs/issues you find - and then start help fixing bug.
Also remember that the documentation is also part of our feature set -
so if you find issues in the docs, report them or even better
And most important of all, remember to enjoy the upcoming holiday season
no matter where you are - all of the above is not relevant during
Merry Christmas and See you next year!
p.s. This is my last day before my vacation - I won't be reliably online
until 4th January; I will though check emails once in a while so if
something is urgent I'll reply.