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Blog Archive for emcmanus during February 2006

As you'll no doubt have read elsewhere, the Mustang Beta Release is now available. There are plenty of improvements in plenty of areas, including the JMX API. The improvements to the JMX API are incremental changes to existing functionality, rather than entirely new features. The new features will arrive in Dolphin (Java SE 7), as defined by JSR 255. (The...
One of the important new features of the JMX API in Mustang (Java SE 6) is the ability to create MXBeans. MXBeans provide a convenient way to bundle related values together without requiring clients to be specially configured to handle the bundles. Here's the complete story about MXBeans. Bundles of values When you are designing an MBean, you sometimes want to have a...