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SourceJammer Eclipse Plugin Released

The SourceJammer Extensions project has released an Eclipse plugin called SJ Eclipse that allows users to perform the most commonly SourceJammer operations without leaving the Eclipse IDE.

The SJ Eclipse plugin can be downloaded from the SourceJammer Extensions homepage at http://sjextensions.sourceforge.net. Or the plugin can be installed the SJ Eclipse update site at http://sjextensions.sourceforge.net/sjeclipse/update.... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2005-03-25

SourceJammer Client 2.1.2 beta Release

The SourceJammer project has just released the initial beta version of the new SourceJammer Client 2.1.2.

This new client release includes a number of improvements, including several bug fixes, some aesthetic improvements, improvements to the diff viewer and more.

SourceJammer is the free, open-source, java-based version control system.

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2005-03-25

SourceJammer Eclipse Plugin Coming Soon

The SourceJammer project is in the process of developing an Eclipse plugin for SourceJammer. This plugin will allow the users to do the following from within the Eclipse IDE:

* Add files to an archive
* Check out files
* Check in files
* Add the contents of a to an arhcive folder recursively
* Get the contents of a folder from the archive
* Check in all checked out files within a folder

Development is moving very quickly and we expect to have an alpha release available in early March of 2005.

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2005-02-24

SourceJammer 2.1.0.0 Released

SourceJammer is the free, open-source source control, versioning, and file sharing system written in Java. Please visit http://sourcejammer.org.

The SourceJammer project has announced the release of SourceJammer version 2.1.0.0. This latest version of SourceJammer (more than six months in development) includes the following major enhancements:

I would like to announce the release of SourceJammer 2.1.0.0. The release has been much longer in coming that I had once hoped, but it is finally hear and it is, of course, the best SourceJammer yet. ... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2003-09-23

Final Beta of SourceJammer 2.1 Released

The SourceJammer project has released the final beta (beta 8) the SourceJammer client and server applications.

SourceJammer 2.1.0 final will be released on Monday September 22, 2003.

SourceJammer is the free, open-source source control, versioning, and file sharing system written in Java. Please visit http://sourcejammer.org.

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2003-09-12

SourceJammer 2.1 beta 4 Released

The SourceJammer project has released version 2.1 beta 4 of the SourceJammer client and server applications. This release includes the following major enhancements:

* A preferences/options dialog in the client
* Branch file on checkin functionality
* Improved display of error messages
* Additional look and feels
* Show file functionality on web client (displays the file contents in a web page
* Several important bug fixes... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2003-08-17

SourceJammer 2.1 beta 2 Released

The SourceJammer project has release SourceJammer 2.1 beta 2. This release of SourceJammer includes the following major enhancements over 2.1 beta 1:

* A visual "tree view" of all branches of a file.
* A conversion utility to convert 2.0 archives to the 2.1 format.

SourceJammer is the free, open-source source control, versioning, and file sharing system written in Java. Please visit http://sourcejammer.org.

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2003-07-02

SourceJammer 2.1 beta 1 Released

The SourceJammer project has released SourceJammer 2.1 beta 1. This new release is intended for testing purposes only and will not be supported. It is not recommended for production use.

The new release includes support for 3rd party server and client side event listener plugins.

SourceJammer is the free, open-source source-control, versioning, and file-sharing system written completely in Java. Visit http://sourcejammer.org.

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2003-06-23

SourceJammer Releases New 2.0 Client

The SourceJammer Project has released version 2.0.2.2 of the SourceJammer client. This release is fully compatible with 2.0.x SourceJammer server releases.

The 2.0.2.2 client includes the following improvements over SJ Client 2.0.2:

*Addition basic SSL support.
*Improved sort behavior of file table.
*"Root" folder meta-data is obtained from the server at the beginning of a get folder operation. This fixes a bug.... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2003-06-10

SourceJammer Joins O'Reilly's OSDir

SourceJammer is now listed on O'Reilly's OSDir at http://osdir.com.

If you've used and enjoyed SourceJammer, please visit the OSDir site and rate us!

SourceJammer is the free, open-source, source control and versioning system coded in Java.

http://sourcejammer.org

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2003-04-25

SourceJammer Announces Version 2.1 Target Release Dates

The SourceJammer project today annouced target release dates for version 2.1 of SourceJammer. The first 2.1 beta release will be available on May 1, 2003. The 2.1.0 final release will be available on June 15, 2003.

Version 2.1 of SourceJammer will include the following major enhancements over version 2.0:

* Sharing of files beween folders
* Branching shared files
* Server-side file event listener plugins
* Server-side action plugins
* Client-side action plugins (appear as new menu items)
* Client-side file event listener plugins
* Client-side project (folder) event listener plugins
* Client side archive event listener plugins
* Various GUI improvements... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2003-04-18

SourceJammer Releases Version 2.0.2

The SourceJammer project has released version 2.0.2 of SourceJammer. This release includes several important bug fixes to the 2.0.0 and 2.0.1 releases.

SourceJammer is the free, cross-platform, easy-to-use source control, versioning and file sharing system.

Please visit http://www.sourcejammer.org.

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2003-03-18

SourceJammer Releases 2.0.0

The SourceJammer project has release version 2.0.0 of the SourceJammer version control system.

Version 2.0.0 provides much faster client/server communication that previous versions. File upload and download are up to 4 times faster under version 2.0.0.

In addition, Version 2.0.0 introduces a number of significant new features, including a local/remote file sync view in the GUI client, automatically generated change lists, and an easy-to-use server installation script. For a complete list of changes, please refer to the change list for the 2.0.0 release.... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2003-02-10

SourceJammer Releases .ear for 1.3.0

The SourceJammer project has released a .ear version of the SourceJammer 1.3.0 server.

To download the .ear release, please visit http://sourcejammer.org.

SourceJammer is the easy-to-install and use Java, SOAP-enabled source control, versioning, and file-sharing system.

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2002-12-17

SourceJammer Releases first 2.0 beta

The SourceJammer project has released the first beta of version 2.0.

Version 2.0 represents a major shift in SourceJammer's architecture. The main effect of this shift is that SourceJammer is now up to 4 times faster.

No archive conversion utility for 2.0 is yet available. This beta release is for testing purposes only.

SourceJammer is the easy-to-install and use Java, SOAP-enabled source control, versioning, and file-sharing system.

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2002-12-17

SourceJammer Releases Version 1.3.0

Today the SourceJammer Project released version 1.3.0 of the SourceJammer client and server modules.

SourceJammer is the 100% Java, open-source, SOAP-enabled source control, versioning, and file-sharing system.

The 1.3.0 release introduces the following major enhancements over 1.2.x:

*Moving and copying of files and projects.
*Keyword expansion.
*Improved labeled version support.
*Hiding of .source.jam files.
*Client-side archive configuration.
*Many improved dialog layouts.
*Force checkin.
*View checkout report that shows all files checked out to current user in one listing and allows checkin of individual files from this view.
*Prompt user to undo check out if file has not changed since checkout.
*Added user's guide to client.
*Added get label Ant task.
*Added simple automation interface for creating IDE plugins.
*Added options on what to do with local file after add/checkin/get (options include make read only, delete, no action).
*Fixed Linux EOF bug.
*Fixed node locking bug.

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2002-11-21

SourceJammer Client Available in Dutch

The SourceJammer client is now available in Dutch. Special thanks to Guy De Schepper for doing the translation.

To use the Dutch version of SourceJammer, download and install the SourceJammer 1.2.0 or 1.2.1 client, drop the dutch.props file (available at http://sourcejammer.org/dutch.props\) into the conf directory, and modify the <DisplayTextPropsFileName> node in your clientconf.xml file to point to dutch.props.... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2002-11-01

SourceJammer Announces Version 1.3.0 Target Release Dates

The SourceJammer Project will release version 1.3.0 of the SourceJammer server and client on November 15, 2002. Version 1.3.0 will include the following major enhancements:

* Moving and Copying of Files and Projects within an archive.
* Keyword expansion within text files.
* Vastly improved and more flexible Labels.
* Get Label Ant task.
* A "restricted" option on archives to dis-allow read-only access on that archive only.
* Checked out file reports to allow users to quickly see a list of all files they have checked out and to optionally check in the files.
* Marking source.jam files as hidden.
* Non-interactive command line tool to make automation easier for such things as IDE plug-ins.
* Numerous improvements to the GUI client.... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2002-10-18

SourceJammer Release 1.2.1 beta Client

The SourceJammer project has released a new client (1.2.1), which introduces many enhancements and improvements over the 1.2.0 client.

Some of the highlights of the new client release include:

* Simplified user interaction when adding files.
* Added tool bar and tool/action icons.
* Added view file action to allow a quick view of the contents of a text file.
* File table can now be sorted on each column.
* Added an Ant task (sjgetproject) in the sjgetproject.jar file. This allows Ant scripts to get the contents of a SourceJammer project. See sjgetproject.html for more details.
* By default, GUI now uses the Java JFileChooser, which works better with most operating systems than the Tree file dialog.
* Better support for Java 1.4.... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2002-07-06

SourceJammer Release Version 1.2

The SourceJammer Project released SourceJammer version 1.2 today.

The 1.2 version includes numerous enhancements over version 1.1, including:

* Vastly improved streaming of large files to and from server
* User admin facility
* Multiple levels of user security
* Randomly generated session ids
* View a list of archives on a server
* Delete archive functionality
* Visual diff viewer
* Multiple history storage types for binary files (diff, compressed, full-source, current only)
* Migrated all client-side text to properties file to add internationalization
* Many look and feel and interaction changes on GUI... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2002-05-14

SourceJammer User's Guide Now Available

A semi-comprehensive user's guide is now available for SourceJammer version 1.2. To view or download the user's guide, go to http://sourcejammer.org, and click the "Docs" link.

The user's guide explains the basics of how to use the SourceJammer GUI to interact with SourceJammer. Basic tasks such as checking in, checking out, adding files, etc. are explained.

This is not an administrator's guide. The administrator's guide for version 1.2 is currently under development. ... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2002-05-08

New SourceJammer 1.2 Target Release Date

The release of SourceJammer 1.2 has been delayed somewhat. The new target release date for 1.2 is May 6, 2002. Pre-release versions of 1.2 are currently available in beta.

The 1.2 version of SourceJammer includes the following major enhancements:

* Vastly improved file uploading and downloading so that large files are handled very efficiently.
* A user maintenance tool.
* Multiple levels of user access.
* Improved security.
* Multiple methods of storing version history for binary files.
* A visual diff viewer tool.
* Ability to view a list of archives on server.
* Ability to delete an archive from a server.
* Ability to change the location on server where archive data files are stored.
* Use of resource file for all displayed text in GUI so that multiple languages in the GUI can easily be supported.... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2002-04-17

SourceJammer Releases 1.2 Security Update

SourceJammer has released an important security update as part of the 1.2 beta release. The new security update is part of the 1.2 beta 4 release of the SourceJammer server and can also be downloaded as a separate "patch" file for users who have already installed earlier versions of the 1.2 server.

For more details on this update, please go to http://sourcejammer.org.

SourceJammer is the 100% Java source-control, versioning, and file-sharing system.

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2002-04-08

SourceJammer Releases 1.2 beta 1

The SourceJammer project today released SourceJammer 1.2 beta 1. This release includes the following major enhancements over version 1.1.0:

* Vastly improved streaming of large files to server.
* Addition of user admin facility.
* Addition different levels of users security.
* Improved exception messages for the client.
* Use of randomly-generated session ids.
* Addition of multiple history storage options for binary files, including full-source, current version only, compressed (zip), and diff (the only option available under 1.0 and 1.1).... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2002-03-21

SourceJammer 1.1.0 Released

The SourceJammer project today released SourceJammer version 1.1.0.

SourceJammer is the 100% Java, SOAP-enabled source control, versioning, and file sharing system.

Version 1.1.0 of SourceJammer contains the following new features and improvements:

Client Side:
* Improved dialogs for getting files, check in and check out.
* GUI now refreshes when long processes are running.
* Fixed Windows error in file dialog. No more annoying pop up message.
* Added a scrolling message area to notify user of results of actions.
* Moved file details and version history to a dialog.
* Added get project and get file functions.
* Improved and completed help file for command line.
* Added support for server 1.1 unique ID based file/project management system.
* Added splash screen
* Added list of file extensions not to zip.
* Added "owner" to all dialogs.
* Fixed GUI bug in creating new archives while disconnected.
* Fixed startup class in SJLaunch.exe script (windows).
* Display helpful error message if user tries to remove root project of an archive
* Fix Get Project so selected EOL type is actually used.
* Fixed make archive (disconnected mode)... read more

Posted by Robert MacGrogan 2002-03-01