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Blog Archive for editor during August 2011

Deepak Vohra has a new article on the Oracle Technology Network, "Templating with JSF 2.0 Facelets". This article comes on the heels of the latest java.net article, Nadine McKenzie's "Streamline JSF Development with These 3 Facelets Must-Knows". So, why Facelets, and why now? If you're not familiar with Facelets, perhaps now is a good time to introduce yourself to the...
Last week, Sonatype announced that java.net projects are now included in the Sonatype Central Repository. The press release states: Java.net project owners can now easily automate and control synchronization of their Java.net project artifacts to the Central Repository. This allows other developers to locate and download the appropriate artifacts from Java.net projects via Apache Maven. As a...
JSR 348 (Towards a new version of the Java Community Process) has a new public home on java.net, the JSR 348 (JCP.next) project. In his recent blog post, "Using the Process to change the Process", JCP Chair Patrick Curran invites the Java community's participation in JSR 348 and the JCP.next project: We want your input, particularly now, during the Public Review period. Please visit us on java...
When poll results look something like a Normal Distribution, or a Poisson Distribution, I feel like I did a good job selecting the poll's response options. This was the case for our recently completed poll on Java 7 integration into existing code bases. The voting total was 60 votes; and two comments were posted as well. The exact poll question and results were: When do you expect Java 7...
Following up on my post about Java 7 launch events hosted by Java User Groups around the world, here are pictures and news from additional events, this time from three continents. Uganda We start our journey in Uganda on July 8, where Richard Zulu reports "We had a good attendance and new faces, which was an indication of the developers love for Java." Duke Daniel Odongo posted a...
It's becoming clear that if you didn't attend OSCON Java, you missed something special. In his post OSCON Java Makes a Difference, Stephen Chin called it "one of the greatest Java events since the collapse of Sun." On OSCON Java Day 2, JavaWorld's Athen OShea opened a blog post with: "O'Reilly's OSCON Java in summary so far: Good crowd, high quality sessions, and an unbeatable rock star to...