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...
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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Take a Quiz to Win a Copy of Masoud Kalali's "GlassFish Security"
Masoud Kalali is giving away three copies of his new book, GlassFish Security (published by Packt Publishing). To be among the winners, you have to successfully complete a five question quiz that's based on the content of Chapter 3 of the book, "Designing and Developing Secure Java EE Applications."
Masoud says he'll
"give away some copies of the book to 3 lucky winners who answered all 5 questions correctly. We will give away 1 paper copy to someone in USA or Europe and two e-books to any lucky winner either in those two continent or not. It wont take more than 2-3 minutes to answer the questions and you will get the chance to receive a copy of the book when I draw the winners on October 10th."
So, you've got less than two weeks to download Chapter 3, understand it, and take the quiz.
A final note: Masoud discovered that his quiz software has some problems with Firefox; he advises that you "please go with Google Chrome or Apple Safari."
Terrence Barr announces LWUIT Webinar now available in archive:
Just wanted to let you know that the LWUIT webinar I did two weeks ago is now available in the archive for viewing...
Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine presents javaOne 2010 : Java EE 6 Panel "What do we do now?" notes -
I was privileged to be moderating this year's Java EE panel at JavaOne (session 313278). We had a great list of panelists and a lively discussion. Here are my notes: Paneli...
Date: September, 29 2010