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Blog Archive for kirillcool during September 2007

In what appears to be the latest installment in the naming saga of Java releases, Sun officially renamed the "Consumer JRE" to "Java SE 6 Update N". Originally pioneered by Ethan Nicholas, it had a few sexy names, such as Java Browser Edition, Java Kernel and lately Consumer JRE. And now the official name is out, ant it is the most unpalatable name for a Java release that i have ever heard. The...
Yesterday JavaWorld.com published a new article titled "Multicore processing for client-side Java applications". You're welcome to take a look and let me know what you think. Here's a summary of the article: It's a well-known fact that hardware companies are abandoning the race for single-CPU speed and instead are focusing on multicore processors. Despite the fact that many algorithms can be...
I'm very pleased to announce releases for the main three projects that i'm working on: Release 4.0 of Substance look-and-feel (code-named Key Largo) Release 3.1 of Laf-Widget layer for LAFs (code-named Edelweiss) Release 2.0 of Flamingo component suite (code-named Caireann) The release for version 4.0 of Substance look-and-feel includes the following new features: Six new skins: Nebula, Nebula...