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February 01, 2011

Mark Wielaard: New GPG key. Finally created a new GPG key using gnupg. The old one was a DSA/1024 bits one and 8 years old. The new one is a RSA/2048 bits one. I will use the new one in the future to sign any release tarballs I might create. pub 2048R/57816A6A 2011-01-29 Key f...

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February 01, 2011

Andrew Hughes: [SECURITY] IcedTea6 1.7.8, 1.8.5, 1.9.5 Released!. We are pleased to announce a new set of security releases, IcedTea6 1.7.8, IcedTea6 1.8.5 and IcedTea6 1.9.5. This update contains the following security updates: The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK6 u...

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February 01, 2011

Mark Wielaard: New GPG key

category: Developers

Finally created a new GPG key using gnupg. The old one was a DSA/1024 bits one and 8 years old. The new one is a RSA/2048 bits one. I will use the new one in the future to sign any release tarballs I might create. pub 2048R/57816A6A 2011-01-29 Key f...

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February 01, 2011

Andrew Hughes: [SECURITY] IcedTea6 1.7.8, 1.8.5, 1.9.5 Released!

category: Developers

We are pleased to announce a new set of security releases, IcedTea6 1.7.8, IcedTea6 1.8.5 and IcedTea6 1.9.5. This update contains the following security updates: The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK6 u...

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February 01, 2011

Brian Goetz: Looking Ahead to Java SE 7 and 8

category: Java Technology

Entry posted to my new blog.

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January 31, 2011

Joe Darcy: Project Coin: How to Terminate try-with-resources

category: Developers

In addition to mulling over nulling in the try-with-resources statement, the JSR 334 expert group has decided to slightly amend the syntax of try-with-resources statement: an optional trailing semicolon will now be allowed to terminate the list of...

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January 31, 2011

Making noices with Hudson/Jenkins

category: Java Technology

This is an extract from the upcoming book #039;Continuous Integration with Hudson#039;, an open source book on Hudson/Jenkins freely available online, soon to be published in paper form by O#039;Reilly. While it is important to get your bui...

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January 31, 2011

Mark Wielaard: Who knew IPv6 would be this easy?

category: Developers

Obvious, with only hours till we run out of ipv4 addresses, I am a little late to the party, but it was ridiculously easy to get an IPv6 tunnel going so that I will be able to happily connect to all those new IPv6-only hosts in the future. It litera...

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January 29, 2011

Scala for the Impatient

category: Java Technology

In 1995, I got a call from Gary Cornell who told me that we were going to write a Java book. That surprised memdash;I didn#039;t know any Java, and I was pretty sure that Gary didn#039;t know it either. But Gary knew that Java would be big. So we set...

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January 29, 2011

Magnolia and ModeShape

category: Java Technology

nbsp;It had been a while since we started to test Magnolia with ModeShape. It took few changes in the code here and there and it would not have happened if not for a big help from the JBoss folk. There were multiple obstacles we had to deal with. But...

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January 28, 2011

Mojarra 2.1.0 Release Candidate 2 Available

category: Java Technology

In my last post, I announced that we had made a release candidate available for Mojarra 2.1.0. I#039;ve created this JIRA filter to capture the issues opened since that release candidate was made available. As of this writing, none of the issues in...

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January 28, 2011

Mark Reinhold: Re-booting OpenJDK governance

category: Developers

Back to the future

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January 28, 2011

Weekend wrap-up: JCP, NetBeans, JDK 7, Facebook

category: Java Technology

Entry posted to my new blog.

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January 26, 2011

Patrick Curran: For Your Eyes Only

category: Developers

Simon Phipps recently commented in his blog about the nomination of SouJava for a ratified seat on the JCPs Executive Committee. In that entry and in a follow-on email discussion with me he expressed the hope that this nomination would h...

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January 26, 2011

SouJava nominated for the JCP EC

category: Java Technology

nbsp; This week, Oracle officially nominated SouJava for an Executive Commitee seat on the Java Community Process (JCP), to each I have been indicated as the group#039;s representative. Since then, I have received many e-mails, and started writing th...

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January 26, 2011

James Gosling: Elastic Beanstalk

category: Developers

Ive been doing some web development lately and when Amazon announced their Elastic Beanstalk Java EE PAAS, I decided to take it out for a spin. Its a good first release. The restriction to eclipse+tomcat makes me a little grumpy, but since Im just...

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January 25, 2011

Joe Darcy: Project Coin: Safe Varargs in JDK Libraries

category: Developers

Back for JDK 7 build 123, the language support for the Project Coins safe varargs feature was pushed; the time has come to update the libraries to take advantage of this feature.

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