JGit/New and Noteworthy/0.10
A new histogram diff algorithm derived from Bram Cohen's Patience Diff algorithm has been implemented which yields better readable diffs for real-world source code diffs.
HTTP basic and digest authentication
We natively support the HTTP basic and digest authentication methods by setting the Authorization header.
Performance: New IndexDiffFilter
The new IndexDiffFilter speeds up walking the working tree heavily. This e.g. helps to bring up the commit dialog on large repositories much faster.
Git Porcelain API Updates
More Git porcelain commands were added to the org.eclipse.jgit.api package
The User Guide has been enhanced.
31 JGit Bugs have been closed since 0.9