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Blog Archive for dsuspense during April 2009

So I headed to the Orlando JUG meeting tonight for a talk by Jim Clarke on JavaFX. Needless to say I was impressed with not only the JavaFX language and what Jim was able to do in the short space of time of 2 hours. The kicker for me was being able to drag an in-browser JavaFX applet out of the browser and have it run standalone on the desktop, in its on JVM sandbox, even after the browser is...
Times are tough and a lot of talented Java developers are out of work. Flex is hot on many Java developers list of skills to learn and this makes it that much easier to get into Flex. Adobe is offering Flex Builder 3 Professional free to unemployed developers. Go to https://freeriatools.adobe.com/, register and download the 60 day trial of the software. Adobe will send you the full version...
I was looking for some new Java tech books and my favorite site Bookpool.com. I did some quick Googling for it and found this post. I guess I will have to go with Amazon or one of the other online bookstores. Anyone have a good site for good Java tech books?