Hi Folks. Sorry it's been so long since the last one of these updates. Anyway, I wanted to let you know about the current status of the project, XACML 2.0 support, and where things are heading. If you're not on the sunxacml-discuss mailing list, head on over to the archives
to check out what I had to say!
Amazing but true, release 1.2 of the SunXACML project is now available for download. This represents a significant amount of new functionality, so I suggest you check it out. The release packages includes details about what's changed, what's new, and where to start. There are new guides, updated examples, and generally more details to help you out. Take it for a spin and let us know what you think!... read more
Release Candidate 1 for version 1.2 is now ready for review. See my posting to the sunxacml-discuss mailing list for details. Then go grab the latest code from the CVS tree and let me know what you think!
If I don't hear about any problems, then sometime in the next few weeks, after I've have a chance to update the documentation and examples, I'll release 1.2 as a new stable package using the current source code.... read more
I wanted to let everyone know that over the last few weeks I've checked in some code that may be useful...I've also had to change the AttributeFinder interface slightly for XPath expressions (long story short, we're now handling namespaces correctly, and the default DOM parsers are now namespace-aware). If you're using your own build of the code, I'd appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to try out the latest tree and see how it works for you, especially if you're doing anything with AttributeSelectors.... read more
Release 1.1 of the SunXACML project is now available! This release contains many new samples and an updated programmer's guide in addition to the latest code and JavaDocs. Woo-hoo! Go grab this release and let us know what you think.
The tree is now at rc1 for the 1.1 version. In the next few weeks the programmer's guide will be updated, new examples and documentation will be added, and then a new binary release will be available. Woo-hoo!
Note that there is a substantial difference between the 1.0 package and the latest code/docs. If you haven't been using any of the latest versions of the code, I suggest that you grab the current tree, build it, and try running against it. Comments are very welcome over the next few weeks!... read more
First off, there are some new mail aliases to help you keep track of development progress and to use for asking questions and getting general discussions going. Go nuts. Well, don't go too crazy, since I want to get some work done from time to time.
Also, for those of you who haven't been watching the CVS tree closely, there have been a couple small updates recently. Nothing major, but if you're having any trouble with the code you might want to go look at the changes that have been checked in. It looks like a few slightly more substantial updates are on the way, so when they get in there I'll probably do another build and replace the 1.0 build that's up there now.... read more
If you're interested in getting involved in development, there's a whole slew of new stuff linked off the web page that tells you how to get started and lists some projects that I'd like to see people starting on right now! Also, I've just added a new build.xml Ant file to the tree (see the posting in the Programmer forum), so if you're building the code you can stop using Make and start using Ant. ... read more