A few product releases & other things of interest:

* “XPlanner (XPlanner homepage)”:http://www.xplanner.org/ is a web-based product management tool for exterme programming. (source: “Javalobby”:http://www.javalobby.org/).
* The “OpenSymphony(OpenSymphony Homepage)”:http://www.opensymphony.com/ group have released “OSWorkflow 2.5.0”:http://www.opensymphony.com/osworkflow/ and “OSCache 2.0 beta 1”:http://www.opensymphony.com/oscache/. OSWorkFlow is an interface-generic workflow engine, whereas OSCache handles the caching of dynamic content for websites. OpenSymphony are also in the process of moving their files over to “Java.net(Java.net – Suns site for opensource Java collaboration)”:http://www.java.net/. (source: “Javalobby”:http://www.javalobby.org/).
* The latest “early access version (Java Generics homepage – login required)”:http://developer.java.sun.com/servlet/SessionServlet?url=/developer/earlyAccess/adding_generics/index.html of the Java Generics is avaiable at “java.sun.com”:http://java.sun.com/ – developer connetion login required. From “The ServerSide”:http://www.theserverside.com:

Sun has released a new version of the Generics EA package. They have dropped variant type parameters, and added support for wildcard and bounded wildcard type
parameters. The varargs syntax has also been made more readable. Also supported are: Enumerations, Autoboxing, enhanced for loops and Static Imports.