New Perl 5.14 UnveiledA new stable version of Perl has been unveiled by the Perl development team. While most of the modifications are minor, several key enhancements have been added. These enhancements include the following:
- Full Unicode Support
- Improved IPv6 Support
- Improved CPAN Client Configuration
The most far-reaching improvements in this version of Perl are those made to enable Unicode support.
Talend to Sponsor Apache Software FoundationThe Apache Software Foundation has a new sponsor! An open-source data integration company, Talend, will become an official bronze sponsor of the foundation this year. Currently, Talend uses Apache CXF and Camel.
Red Hat and JBoss Innovators of the Year Announced!Red Hat News has announced their official innovators for 2011. Five category finalists were as follows:
The vote for overall Innovator of the Year went to Santos Limited. More details about the competition and individual competitors can be found here.
- Optimized Systems Red Hat: Santos Limited JBoss: SNS Bank
- Superior Alternatives Red Hat: DreamWorks Animation JBoss: Verizon Business
- Carved Out Costs Red Hat: Nissan Motor Company JBoss: Emirates Group
- Extensive Ecosystem Red Hat: InfinitiesSoft JBoss: New York & Company and Vizuri
- Red Hat and JBoss: Outstanding Open Source Architecture Rancore Technologies