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Blog Archive for terrencebarr during October 2008

Admittedly, at first sight this has little to do with mobile and embedded Java - but bear with me. Java SE 6 update 10 is big news because it essentially recalibrates the Java runtime and desktop Java. It addresses a number of limitations that have burdened the Java platform over the years and it sports significant improvements that go to the heart of a great developer and consumer experience....
Øredev is a fast-growing Scandinavian developer conference taking place in Malmö (Sweden) November 17-21. They put together a pretty impressive program across a wide range of developer topics including Java and Mobile 2.0. We at Sun will have three speakers attending and presenting a total of five talks: Noel Poore on "Developing JavaFX Script Applications " and "Advanced JavaFX Script" David...
For years the Sun Java Wireless Toolkit for CLDC (WTK) has been the reference tool for developing mobile applications and emulating mobile platforms on the desktop. Among it's strengths was that it was compact, easy-to-use, came with a number of built-in useful tools such as memory monitoring and profiling, and most importantly, it featured a complete and up-to-date range of implementations of...
The great thing about open source is that it brings the technology provider and the technology consumer closer together ... indeed, in many case they become indistinguishable. Being able to discuss technical details over real code is a huge benefit and improves the feedback loop, accelerates innovation, and creates a sense of joint ownership and responsibility for success of the project. These...