Sonatype's Nexus Maven service is now available for java.net projects. The new service will be replacing the java.net Maven2-repository project. java.net's Nexus Version 188.8.131.52 is hosted at https://maven.java.net.
If you're unfamiliar with the benefits of Maven repository managers, you'll find a good introduction in John Ferguson Smart's java.net article, Maven Repository Managers for the...
Due to a large number of requests from the Java community, the JavaOne 2011 Call for Papers has been extended for three days, through 11:59 PM Pacific Daily Time on Thursday, May 26. You can submit your proposed papers here.
Since my last blog post, Frans Thamura posted a new blog titled What's cool inside Java.net - GIT - JIRA (Greenhooper*) - Multiple SCM.
The results of the latest java.net poll present an interesting picture of participation in Java/JVM-related open source projects. A total of 62 votes were cast in the poll. Here are the exact question and the voting tally:
What's the highest level of your participation in open source projects that use the Java/JVM platform?
31% (19 votes) - I lead a Java/JVM open source project
5% (3 votes...
IntelliJIDEA Version 10.5 has just been released. Significant new features include:
Full Java 7 Support;
Reworked UI for refactorings and Search/Replace, simplified code completion;
Groovy 1.8 and Spring 3.1 support;
Jetty integration; and
IntelliJ IDEA project lead Max Shafir had this to say...
In our latest java.net article, Sergei Chekanov and Alejandro D. P. de Astorza introduce jHepWork, a powerful, well-designed, free data analysis and data mining framework. jHepWork is 100% Java; hence, the entire range of Java computational and data analysis libraries can be utilized. jHepWork also leverages Jython, facilitating its use by students and researchers who know the Python language...
JAX Innovations Award nominations will close this coming Monday. So, if you'd like to nominate a Java technology, company, or ambassador, the time to submit your nomination(s) is now.
The mission of the JAX Innovations Awards is to foster the spirit of innovation in the Java realm, and promote cutting-edge Java technologies. The judges include:
RedMonk founder James Governor;
As I write this, JavaOne and Oracle Develop is getting under way in Hyderabad, India. The conference, located at the Hyderabad International Convention Center, will run for two days. The conference agenda shows something I've not seen before at a conference: Tea Break (from 10:45 to 11:30 AM, and again from 4:00 to 4:30 PM). JavaOne and Oracle Develop are clearly organized with awareness of...
The results of a recent java.net poll suggest that, while developers are fairly reluctant to change their primary IDE or code editor, across a long enough time span, most developers do make a change (or multiple changes). A total of 48 votes were cast in the poll. The exact question and results were:
How many times in the past decade have you switched your primary IDE / code editor?