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Blog Archive for joshy during May 2005

Big Brother, a screenshot client + webservice The last year or so has seen a lot of growth for Java on the Desktop. The peformance, features, and deployment story is getting a lot better, but to what end? So we have a killer platform that lets you build cool desktop applications. So what? What can you do with it? More importantly, what can you do with it that you can't do (or can't do as easily)...
It's been a while since I posted my original weblog on why some developers aren't shipping Swing apps, and it's gotten over a hundred responses! This makes me happy because it means there are a lot of you out there who really care about desktop Java and want to ship good apps. It's our goal to make Swing the best way to write a quality desktop application, so all of this feedback is great....