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Blog Archive for joshy during October 2006

If there is any other Java people living in the Prague area who would like to go out for dinner, drinks, or do some general site seeing then just let me know. I'm going to be here for three more weeks and I don't know anyone yet. I'm reading through my Rough Guide book and it looks like there's lots of cool things to see here. Thanks!
It's true. I'm leaving the Swing team. But don't worry, I'm not leaving Sun. I'm joining the Netbeans team, flying to Prague, moving to Oregon; oh, and I'm getting married! I asked the wonderful woman named Jennifer Greenup to marry me last night, and amazingly she said yes! I will be moving up to beautiful Eugene, Oregon as soon as I get back from my trip. So. After a great two years on the...
Thanks to the hard work of several teams inside Sun (the development, testing, integration, and approval teams) combined with the persistence of the outside Java community, I am happy to say that the bug 6477341 will be fixed. More importantly it will be fixed in Java 6 final, not in an update release. The fix was just integrated into b103, which should be going up soon. I'd like to thank all of...
Short short version: Not Awesome Awesome! Short version You can now embed some NASA map servers into your own Swing apps using the JXMapViewer component in SwingX-WS. Long version For the Aerith demo we showed at JavaOne we build a component that can embed Google Maps into a Swing application. Using the Google service in the way we were doing violates their terms of service and though...