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Blog Archive for flozano during March 2006

Remember last year's JavaOne NetBeans Day? It was more about JavaStudio than Creator. I hope this year we have an event centered on NetBeans itself and less on the closed forks maintained by Sun. NetBeans has a very active community and interest in it is growing because of the unique features of the open source software base, but Sun people always look more interested on marketing the closed...
Sun itself is asking developers to test their apps with third-part JREs to ensure the Java platform remain compatible. But missing from his claim was the need to test them also with the many cleam room, open source software JREs out there, and the need to throw out references to non-standard, vendor-provided JRE classes from application code. Sun David Dagastine in his blog