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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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September 2010

September 23, 2010

Kelly O'Hair: JDK7: Java vendor property changes

category: Developers

Very soon now, the OpenJDK7 sources (including the source bundles) and the JDK7 binary bundles will include changes to the values of the various "vendor" java properties and also the Windows COMPANY file properties.

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September 23, 2010

A good outcome of this J1 should be: no more owls for NetBeans IDE

category: Java Technology

I was preparing a short post about that, but I've run into an InfoWorld comparison of the fourth major IDEs, so I can just quote it (emphasis is mine): When Oracle acquired Sun earlier this year, there was considerable concern in the Java comm...

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September 23, 2010

Moving My Blog

category: Developers

I've decided to move my blog to a more permanent URL (I'm not sure how long blogs.sun.com will be around), and at the same time it would be nice to switch to a more feature-rich blogging platform. Therefore, effective immediately, the new url for m...

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September 23, 2010

John Rose: JavaOne in 2010

category: Developers

This week I gave two talks at JavaOne. Here are my slides. On Monday Brian Goetz and I talked (again, as in 2009) about the future of the JVM in One VM, Many Languages. The room was full of attentive listeners.  ...

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September 23, 2010

Stephen Colebourne: Checked Exceptions (#bijava)

category: Developers

In my recent post I brought up the idea of a backwards incompatible version of Java. I indicated that checked exceptions would be an obvious candidate for removal.

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September 22, 2010

Larry Ellison on Oracle's Hardware/Software Data Center Fusion Vision; and Our Agreement on "the Cloud"

category: Java Technology

Larry Ellison presented Oracle's vision of hardware and software fusion this afternoon, talking about servers, Solaris, Linux, Java, MySQL, and much more. Ellison said Oracle's research and development budget will exceed $4 Billion, "and wh...

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September 22, 2010

Where to Find OTN Live JavaOne Video Archives

category: Java Technology

If you haven't been able to catch all the Oracle Technology Network Live streamed events that you've wanted to see, you can find archives of the live streams at the Oracle Media Network page. Click on the "Newest" tab, and as you scroll to ...

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September 22, 2010

Example-driven testing with easyb

category: Java Technology

Easyb is a powerful and elegent Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) tool based on Groovy. It excels at being light-weight, highly readable, and easy to use. Lately, I have been using it with great success in combination with Selenium 2/WebDriver Page ...

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September 22, 2010

SwingX: JXScrollMap

category: Java Technology

I mentioned during my BOF at JavaOne a new component that is close to ready for moving into SwingX: JXScrollMap. Part of the way that SwingX works is that members first join the incubator project. Members contribute ideas to the incubator, flesh them...

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September 22, 2010

Tori Wieldt Talks with Mark Reinhold in the Tent

category: Java Technology

Tori Wieldt interviewed Mark Reinhold (Chief Architect of the Java 7 Platform) this afternoon, in a talk that was streamed on Oracle Technology Network Live. Mark reiterated that "Plan B" is the Java 7 plan going forward -- a reduced Java 7 feature ...

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