With more than 200 projects and initiatives at The Apache Software Foundation, there are so many amazing things happening in the Apache community! Here are some noteworthy items from over the past week:
ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation
 - Keynotes and Program Announced for ApacheCon and CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe http://s.apache.org/BoJ

Apache Accumulo™ –sorted, distributed key/value store is based on Google's BigTable design and built on top of Apache Hadoop, Zookeeper, and Thrift
 - Apache Accumulo v1.5.2 released http://accumulo.apache.org/downloads/

Apache Cordova –a set of device APIs that allow a mobile app developer to access native device function such as the camera or accelerometer from JavaScript
 - Apache Cordova 3.6 released http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/cordova

Apache DeltaSpike™ –portable JSR-299 CDI (Contexts and Dependency Injection for Java) Extension library which contains lots of useful tools and helpers which are missing in the CDI core spec
 - Apache DeltaSpike v1.0.3 released http://deltaspike.apache.org/documentation/

Apache Flex™ –highly productive, open source application framework for building and maintaining expressive web applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers, desktops and devices (including smartphones, tablets and TV)
 - Apache Flex TourDeFlex 1.1 released https://blogs.apache.org/flex/entry/apache_flex_tourdeflex_1_1

Apache Gora™ –easy-to-use in-memory data model and persistence for big data framework with data store specific mappings and built in Apache Hadoop support
 - Apache Gora 0.5 released http://s.apache.org/xDh

Apache HttpComponents Core™ –low-level HTTP transport components that can be used to build custom client and server side HTTP services with a minimal footprint, supporting two I/O models: a blocking I/O model based on the classic Java I/O and a non-blocking, event driven I/O model based on Java NIO.
 - Apache HttpComponents Core 4.4-beta1 released http://hc.apache.org/downloads.cgi

Apache Jackrabbit™ –fully conforming implementation of the Content Repository for Java Technology API (JCR)
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.0.6 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/downloads.html

Apache Lucene™ –high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java; suitable for nearly any application that requires full-text search, especially cross-platform
 - Apache Lucene 4.9.1 released http://s.apache.org/6D0

Apache MINA™ –network application framework that helps users develop high performance and high scalability network applications easily by providing an abstract, event-driven, asynchronous API over various transports such as TCP/IP and UDP/IP vis Java NIO
 - Apache MINA 2.0.8 released http://mina.apache.org/downloads-mina.html

Apache MyFaces™ –the free, open source implementation of JavaServer(tm) Faces, the web application framework that accomplishes the MVC paradigm
 - Apache MyFaces Core 2.0.22 released http://myfaces.apache.org/download.html

Apache OODT™ –component based software architecture beyond simple science applications
 - Apache OODT 0.7 released http://s.apache.org/jfN

Apache Olingo™ –Java library that implements the Open Data Protocol (OData), and serves client and server aspects of OData
 - Apache Olingo OData Library for Java 4.0.0-beta-01 released http://olingo.apache.org/doc/odata4/download.html

Apache Portable Runtime™ –software libraries that provide a predictable and consistent interface to underlying platform-specific implementations
 - Apache Portable Runtime Utility 1.5.4 released http://apr.apache.org/download.cgi

Apache Solr™ -popular, blazing fast, open source NoSQL search platform from the Apache Lucene project
 - Apache Solr 4.9.1 released http://lucene.apache.org/solr/mirrors-solr-latest-redir.html

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