The latest version of Saros (11.9.30) is now available. This is the first version released under my new working arrangement, so despite my reduced capacity to co-ordinate development, Saros continues to live. As the saying goes, "given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow." For the last couple of months, Saros has benefitted from over a ... more
Updates have been slow around here for a while, but there's a reason for that. My spare time in recent days has been soaked up preparing for my career change, which I'll explain. I've become a freelancer. To be more specific: a freelance IT professional providing consultancy, training and writing services. It's quite a change ... more
I just recently noticed an old blog post of mine from late last year in which I announced the creation of a Getting Started page (referring to it rather grandly as "user manual"). I think it's timely to announce now that the Saros documentation has been greatly overhauled. Not only has existing content been updated ... more
Methods & Tools magazine invited me to contribute an article about Saros to their publication. It appears in the latest autumn edition, available on their website. Take a look!
As my previous post suggested, the changes introduced by the recently released Java 7 and Eclipse 3.7 caused our project a couple of headaches. After some careful development and an extensive period of testing, we can confidently say that the latest release of Saros (version 11.7.29) works happily with the latest generations of Java and ... more