Java-GNOME 2.10 beta 1 is out. I have been working on a complete rewrite of the build system (with the help of Thomas Fitzsimons). The new build is fully automake/libtool enabled and is a major simplification over the old approach. 2.10 is really shaping up to be our best release ever.
We are already looking forward to our next development cycle. I am hoping to get our gnomevfs bindings included in the officail GNOME Bindings Release. I also want to start dbus and cairo bindings. It sounds like a lot but I am really motivated now!!
Andrew Overholt put together a great flash presentation demonstrating native eclipse, glade, and java-gnome. You can view it here.