On Friday, Geir Magnusson submitted a proposal to the Apache Incubator PMC for an open source J2SE 5 using the Apache software license. The proposal has support from major OS names. Can it fly?
41 replies: Posted 05/09 by Michael Urban in News
.NET development tools have a strong advantage over when it comes to theability to build complex applications by visually connecting components. JSR 273 plans to change that.
11 replies: Posted 05/08 by Michael Urban in News
I've just bought a brand new Apple PowerBook G4 and upgraded to the new Tiger Mac OSX. The trouble is: Java doesn't appear to work correctly on Mac OSX Tiger.
10 replies: Posted 05/08 by Steve Wood in Problems, Noteworthy
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Blackberry has recently surpassed Palm as the most popular PDA. The folks at Blackberry have also made it very easy to get started in Java development for their PDAs.
4 replies: Posted 05/07 by Michael Urban in Mobile
Enclosure acts as a security manager, deployment system, and application launcher, all in one. Interested?
16 replies: Posted 05/07 by Alex Lynch in Announcements, Opinion
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7 replies: Posted 05/06 by Sebastian Ferreyra in Beyond Java, Noteworthy
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After discussing it on the IzPack mailing-lists, we have decided to move from the GNU GPL to the Apache Software License 2.0. We believe that this will be beneficial for the project.
6 replies: Posted 05/06 by Julien Ponge in News, Desktop
James Gosling gave an interview to BusinessWeek recently in which he talks about his own visions for Java, as well as how being "The father of Java" has affected his life.
6 replies: Posted 05/05 by Michael Urban in News
I've read around of various different methods for determining the visibility of methods. How do you do it?
25 replies: Posted 05/05 by Sebastian Ferreyra in Technique, Opinion
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Joe Nuxoll, spec lead of JSR 273, Design Time API for JavaBeans, suggests that the Java community's culture is biased in favor of class libraries rather than components. What do you think?
5 replies: Posted 05/05 by Bill Venners in Opinion, Tools