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Blog Archive for joconner during February 2006

Curious about the Mustang Collaboration effort, I decided to give it a try. Sun is a big company, they're asking for public collaboration on a huge software project, and I wondered if public submissions would actually find their way into the product. I found a bug in Mustang, fixed it, and submitted it to the Mustang development team. Today, I'm happy to report that the fix has been integrated...
The Java platform has come a long way in its effort to minimize the difference between the performance and integration of native applications and Java applications. Java SE 6, code-named Mustang, continues to narrow the gap with system tray functionality and the new Desktop API. In brief, the new Desktop API allows Java applications to interact with the default applications associated with...