Screenshot GUI Testing w/Sikuli
Complete with a visual scripting API for Jython and an IDE for these scripts, Sikuli is a new automated GUI testing tool that uses screenshots. The tool has reached RC 1 and is close to a final release. If you use Sikuli, you will be abile to programatically control web pages, desktop apps, or iPhone apps running in an emulator for automated tests.
Spring Web Services 2 Nearly Finished
The second release candidate for Spring Web Services 2.0 is now available. The biggest change is the updating of the Spring-WS XML namespace. The namespace contains <sws:annotation-driven/> and <sws:interceptors/> elements, plus <sws:static-wsdl/> and <sws:dynamic-wsdl/> which are used for exporting WSDLs.
Apple Police Shut Down Sales of the Steve Jobs Action Figure
About a month ago, the Chinese manufacturer M.I.C. started selling a Steve Jobs action figure for $79.90. Of course, Apple's lawyers shut that down pretty quick, but several of the figurines went up for sale on ebay, selling for nearly $2,500 in some cases. That too was shut down by Apple, who asked that ebay shut down any auctions for these action figures.
10+ Coolest Upcoming Gadgets of 2011
Get the scoop on 2011's new wigetry.