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Apache FOP

FOP (Formatting Objects Processor) is the world's first print formatter driven by XSL formatting objects (XSL-FO) and the world's first output independent formatter. It is a Java application that reads a formatting object (FO) tree and renders the resulting pages to a specified output. Output formats currently supported include PDF,...

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Apache JAMES

The Apache Java Enterprise Mail Server (a.k.a. Apache James) is a 100% pure Java SMTP and POP3 Mail server and NNTP News server. We have designed James to be a complete and portable enterprise mail engine solution based on currently available open protocols. James is also a mail application platform....

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Apache BookKeeper

BookKeeper is a reliable replicated log service. It can be used to turn any standalone service into a highly available replicated service. BookKeeper is highly available (no single point of failure), and scales horizontally as more storage nodes are added.

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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Apache Log4j 2.10.0 released

The Apache Log4j 2 team is pleased to announce the Log4j 2.10.0 release!
Apache Log4j is a well known framework for logging application behavior. Log4j 2 is an upgrade...

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Groovy 2.4.13 released

Dear community,
The Apache Groovy team is pleased to announce version 2.4.13 of Apache Groovy. Apache Groovy is a multi-facet programming language for the JVM. Further details can be...

[ANNOUNCE] Apache BookKeeper 4.5.1 released

The Apache BookKeeper team is proud to announce Apache BookKeeper version 4.5.1.
Apache BookKeeper is a scalable, fault-tolerant, and low-latency storage service optimized for real-time workloads. It has been...

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Apache Flex 4.16.1 Released!

The Apache Flex community is pleased to announce the release of Apache Flex SDK 4.16.1

The Apache Flex SDK is a highly productive, open source application framework for building and...

Log4j 2.10 released

The Apache Log4j 2 team is pleased to announce the Log4j 2.10 release!

Apache Log4j is a well known framework for logging application behavior. Log4j 2 is an upgrade to...

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 17 November 2017

Happy Friday, everyone! Let's review what the Apache community at-large has been up to over the past week:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation...

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