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Blog Archive for javaben during October 2007

In my recent duo of "Whiners! No whining!" blog posts, I made a statement with which some commenters have taken issue: the already-mentioned transition to Sun's rendering pipeline (a tough but correct decision reflecting a commitment to cross-platform fidelity) Specifically, Michael Urban wrote in to say: I really don't see how this has anything to do with cross-platform fidelity. After...
I recently blogged about the recent Mac whining from the Java community. Subsequently, I browsed through OS X 10.5 Leopard's Java release notes. Wow! I think most people have by now realized that Michael Urban's straw-that-broke-the-camel's-back example of how Apple has regressed Java 5 is actually a step forward (i.e., the Aqua look-and-feel uses the *right* icon in message boxes now), but it...
With a tip of the hat to Casablanca, I'm shocked--SHOCKED--to read the really rather embarrassing blog entries from folks in the community about the state of Java in Apple's latest OS release (see David Herron's blog for a round up of some). Please. It turns out that Swing in Leopard represents a huge leap forward in Apple's commitment to desktop Java. Among the new goodies I've stumbled across...