We are very pleased to announce the first beta of the next major Smack release. Smack 3.1.0 Beta 1 includes major improvements and new features like SASL MD5, Kerberos, SmartCards support, an updated Jingle implementation and many many other surprises. Check out the change log for the complete information. Most of the new features were implemented by community members so help me give them big props.
Download the new beta from here and remember to post any question or problem you found in the Smack discussion space.