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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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Poll Result: Developers Still Recommend Learning Java

Despite all the commotion and publicly displayed displeasure regarding recent events in the Java world, developers who participated in last week#039;s poll overwhelmingly recommend learning Java to developers who are seeking to add a language to their programming repertoire. A total of 331 votes were cast, with the following results: Would you recommend learning Java to today#039;s college students and developers who want to add to their skill set? 29% (97 votes) - Absolutely! 54% (178 votes) - Yes, but I wouldn#039;t advise knowing only Java 4% (13 votes) - Maybe 7% (24 votes) - I#039;d warn them against learning Java, due to recent events 4% (13 votes) - Absolutely not! 1% (3 votes) - I don#039;t know 1% (3 votes) - Other Of course, this is not a scientific poll, so we cannot conclude that the same percentages would occur had all the millions of Java developers responded to this question. Still, it#039;s remarkable that 83% of the participants in the poll agree that learning Java is worth the time and effort, both for today#039;s college students and for more experienced developers who are looking to add a new language to their professional resume. Looking at it another way -- 83% of the people who voted believe that Java is going to be viable as a source of income for quite a long time into the future, I#039;d say at least for the next 15 years or so. You certainly wouldn#039;t advise another developer or som...

Date: January, 17 2011

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