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Blog Archive for editor during March 2009

Swing Application Framework revives; will it make JDK 7? A couple weeks ago, we noted a blog that complained about the lack of activity in the Swing Application Framework, which as JSR 296 is still widely thought to be on the JDK 7 agenda. Today, there's finally some news, with project owner Alexander Potochkin's first blog in six months. I know this is not good to disappear for a long time...
Time to chime in with your small language change We've mentioned the process for Java 7 "small language changes" a few times before in this space, and thusfar it's been a very informal process, collecting bits and blurbs from Mark Reinhold's Devoxx '08 presentation and Joe Darcy's blog. But since this ultimately has to produce a formal JSR, the process is firming up and formalizing somewhat...