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Eamonn McManus

Eamonn McManus is the technical lead of the JavaFX Authoring Tool team at Oracle Corporation. Before that, he was the tech lead of the JMX team, and headed the technical work on JSR 255 (JMX API 2.0) and JSR 262 (Web Services Connector for JMX Agents). In a previous life, he worked at the Open Software Foundation's Research Institute on the Mach microkernel and countless other things, including a TCP/IP stack written in Java. In an even previouser life, he worked on modem firmware in Z80 assembler. He is Irish, but lives and works in France and in French. His first name is pronounced Aymun (more or less) and is correctly written with an acute accent on the first letter, which however he long ago despaired of getting intact through computer systems.


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JavaOne is next week!

Posted by emcmanus on May 11, 2006 at 9:00 AM PDT

JavaOne is upon
us again already!

Compiling the JMX API in Mustang, made simpler

Posted by emcmanus on May 2, 2006 at 8:23 AM PDT

I previously wrote about compiling the JMX API in Mustang by extracting the necessary subset of the sources and getting your IDE to make a build.xml for you.

JMX API Maintenance Reviews

Posted by emcmanus on March 28, 2006 at 5:36 AM PST

The JSRs that define the JMX API are being updated through the Java Community Process. JSR 3, which defines the original JMX API, is undergoing its third Maintenance Review.

Madrid: Presentation on JMX Technology

Posted by emcmanus on March 9, 2006 at 7:09 AM PST

Luis-Miguel Alventosa from Sun's JMX Technology team will be presenting Monitoring and Management in Java SE 5.0 at Java Expo '06 in Madrid, on Tuesday the 21st of March.

Mustang Beta and the JMX API

Posted by emcmanus on February 15, 2006 at 8:52 AM PST

As you'll no doubt have read href="">elsewhere,
the Mustang Beta Release is href="">now available.

What is an MXBean?

Posted by emcmanus on February 13, 2006 at 9:58 AM PST

One of the important new features of the JMX API in Mustang
(Java SE 6) is the ability to create MXBeans.

JMX Technology: Where can I get answers to my questions?

Posted by emcmanus on January 20, 2006 at 4:55 AM PST

Daniel Fuchs summarizes the resources available to people with questions about JMX technology. Foremost among these is the JMX-FORUM mailing list.

NetBeans JMX module goes stable

Posted by emcmanus on January 20, 2006 at 4:42 AM PST

The JMX plugin for NetBeans has graduated from version 0.x to version 1.0. It's now available from the main NetBeans Update Center, rather than the Update Center Beta as before. My colleague Jean-François Denise (one of the driving forces behind this plugin) has the details on his blog.

Java API Design Guidelines

Posted by emcmanus on December 30, 2005 at 7:04 AM PST

There are tons of books and articles about how to design and write good Java code, but surprisingly little about the specific topic of API design. On my blog I wrote a summary of what I've learnt on the subject from various sources and my own experience.

A JMX MBean to visualize AWT events

Posted by emcmanus on December 29, 2005 at 1:34 AM PST

How would you go about using the JMX API to instrument AWT events? What would it gain you? My colleague Jean-François Denise answers in detail in his blog.