Java now holds the market penetration lead at 45%.
Note that Ajax grew (by 10%) to reach a total penetration level of 28%.
Pure fiction or reality? well, this is one of the two and yes it has become a reality!
This demo showcases Java DB (based on Apache Derby) running embedded within a web browser.
PACK200 (JSR-200) is a very interesting feature that is available as part of Java 5.
In order to increase network server, availability and bandwidth , two new compression formats have been made available to Java deployment of applications and applets: gzip and Pack200.
HTTP compression is implemented in Java Web Start and Java Plug-in in compliance with HTTP 1.1 RFC 2616.