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Blog Archive for robogeek during July 2007

This IBM Developer Works article, In pursuit of code quality: Unit testing Ajax applications came up on my blog crawl today. Andrew Glover says "the emergence of Ajax has essentially invalidated a host of test frameworks and tools that weren't designed to test asynchronous Web applications" and goes on to discuss a methodology to creating unit tests for the GWT application framework....
SANTA CLARA, CA (Nov 13, 2006) - (Somewhat tongue in cheek...) Today is a day which will be henceforth known as Java Freedom Day. Today Sun announces the immediate availability of portions of the source of its Java SE and ME implementations. It is available under the GPLv2. You can find out more at openjdk.java.net and at mobileandembedded.org. SAN FRANCISCO, CA (JavaOne 2007) - Today is the...
In the Operating System Distributor License for Java (DLJ) project, I've just posted the JDK 6u2 bundles. See the project page for more information. The DLJ bundles are versions of Sun's binary Java release for Solaris and Linux. It is distributed without an installer, and under a liberalized binary license giving generous terms for 3rd parties to repackage and rebundle and redistribute (under...
I wanted to give a little visibility to a couple podcasts ... Java Mobility Podcast 11: Dalibor Topic on Sun's Open Sourcing of Java: is a news podcast from the PhoneME project. This episode includes an interview with Dalibor Topic, the Kaffe project leader (?), Classpath team member, Free Java thought leader, and member of the OpenJDK Interim Governance Board. Dalibor has a lot of interesting...
A commenter on a previous blog posting suggested "Consumers dont care about programming languages, they just want solution" ... there is so much truth in that, and it's easy to just let that statement stand because of the truth within the statement. We the people want good quality products, right? And I suppose it isn't important at all how those products get to us, how they're made, etc....