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Blog Archive for hiheiss during September 2006

Have a look at my latest "Meet the Engineer" Q&A, Meet Shannon Hickey, Technical Lead for the Swing Toolkit Team at Sun Microsystems with java.net blogger Shannon Hickey, technical lead for the Swing toolkit team at Sun, who currently specializes in Swing drag and drop. After meeting with a customer and realizing that Swing drag and drop was not what it should be, he made it his mission to...
Please take a look at, "MXBeans: Bundling Values Without Special JMX Client Configurations" on java.sun.com. I lent Sun's Eamonn McManus a hand with the writing. (What a terrific guy to work with!) It's about an important new feature of the JMX API in Java Standard Edition 6 (JSE 6), namely, its ability to create MXBeans, a substantial improvement over MBeans, which provide a convenient way to...