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Blog Archive for editor during June 2004

Apple's JavaOne session this morning, Tech Manager Francois Jouaux and several other Apple representatives laid out the case for Java on the Mac, and why Java developers should develop on and for the Mac. Saying that basic support of J2SE wasn't good enough, Jouaux went into Mac technologies that help Java applications work better. These include the Quartz Extreme graphics technology, which...
After a fair amount of hue and cry when the first previews of the all-Java Java Studio Creator — um, hello, run anywhere — Sun has announced that an early-access Mac version is now available. Better yet, MacCentral reports that buying a 15" or 17" Powerbook now gets you a Sun Developer Network Standard subscription, a $99 value which includes the Studio. Maybe next time we'll get...
With the major Mac and Java conferences, WWDC and JavaOne, sharing San Francisco's Moscone Center for a week it's either a great time or an awful time to be a Mac Java developer: great because you only have to make one trip, awful because you can enjoy only part of each conference. But wait, who are these Mac Java developers? They've been seen in the wild for a few years now, with PowerBooks and...