After a fun and exhausting week it's time to sleep. Plus an update on Swing Hacks.
What does it take to deploy a 120Mbyte web started banking application
to over 100,000 desktops? I learned as much today in Matthias
Schorer's JavaOne session called "Large Scale Client Deployment Using
Java Web Start Software". It was a great session and I made notes.
i've been enjoying some of the desktop talks at javaone
this week. with swing, a common theme for a talk is: tips
and tricks to make swing run faster. so some of these
talks got me thinking..
so here's a problem:
the construction of swing components is an expensive operation.
if you're building a fairly dynamic ui in swing, one where you
create views on the fly, as a response to...
After almost exactly one year of waiting, it's finally here. Version 0.2 of the Saverbeans SDK and Saverbeans Screensaver Pack have just been released!
The conference looms ahead; best get your schedule figured out before chaos reigns supreme.
Applets are old and AJAX is new, this blog is long, but there's a link
to really cool applet at the end.
Firefox's Greasemonkey extension is another piece of web technology that changes the game... are there any analogs for Java desktop applications?
The SunLabs MVM project is now available on java.net. Grzegorz Czajkowski blogged about it and I thought it might be worth talking about this cool technology from the perspective of desktop applications.
After a *long* time rotting on the W3C website, SVG is finally getting some uptake... and Java is well-position to take advantage of the fun.
Find out what security and networking enhancements are coming in Java Web Start and Java Plug-in in Mustang (JavaSE 6)!
The promoted Mustang build 39 contains the initial putback of the new user experience in Java Web Start, and you can download and try it out today!
Apple latest bold move will sure make a lot of noise on the web. Let's see why we, the Java Community, should make some noise too.
The bits are in: we've just integrated LCD Text support into build 39 of J2SE Mustang.
RFE #4726365 has recently been closed... that means sub pixel anti-aliasing will be available in Mustang. This is a GREAT news for desktop Java applications.
There are many new deployment features and enhancements in J2SE 5.0. Let's have a quick look!
In the most recent Mustang builds, the AWT Team has integrated several highly requested features and bug fixes. Please check out the latest Mustang build (anything after b38) and let us know what you think about the features.
I gave a couple of talks on Java Desktop Development at the JAX conference. The best parts of these sessions were the roundtable discussions.
Monday's New York Times includes an in-depth article about a great
Java applet from Groxis. That's right, an applet.
Do you fully understand the JRE download size issue?