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Re: [sesame-users] Sesame 4 Milestone 1 released

From: Pat McBennett <pat.mcbennett@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2015 12:04:55 +0300
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Yahoo! A big +1 for the switch to unchecked exceptions!! I really look
forward to playing around with the other major updates - this looks great!

Pat.

On Monday, August 3, 2015, Jeen Broekstra <jeen.broekstra@gmail.com> wrote:

> We are very pleased to announce the release of Sesame 4.0.0-M1.
>
> This first Milestone release for Sesame 4 is intended to gather community
> feedback on some major new features and improvements in the Sesame APIs and
> core libraries.
>
> Sesame 4 is a major new release of the Sesame framework, with significant
> improvements in usability of its core APIs. The highlights include:
>
> - Updates to the core APIs to leverage Java 8 features such as
> AutoCloseable,
>   try-with-resources, and lambda expressions.
> - Query results and Models can be processed using the Java 8 Stream API.
> - All Sesame exceptions are now unchecked, allowing for less boilerplate.
>
> What all this comes down to is that with Sesame 4, your code can be more
> compact, easier to understand, more efficient, and with far less
> boilerplate code, allowing you to focus on what's important: the task you
> want to get done.
>
> Some of the changes in Sesame 4 are not fully compatible with older
> releases. For those of you upgrading from older releases, have a look at
> the release notes[1].
>
> For a more comprehensive overview have a look at What's New in Sesame
> 4[2], or browse your way through the release changelog[3].
>
> More information, including documentation and downloads, is available at
> our project website: http://rdf4j.org/ .
>
> We welcome any and all feedback on this release - the goal is get
> community feedback in time to make necessary further improvements before we
> do a 4.0.0 final release later this year.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> The Sesame development team
>
> [1] http://rdf4j.org/doc/4/release-notes/4.0.0-M1.docbook?view
> [2] http://rdf4j.org/doc/programming#Changes_in_Sesame_4
> [3]
> https://openrdf.atlassian.net/jira/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=10000&version=11500
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