Last Saturday (November 19th) I went to OneDayJava 2005, an event hosted by Rio de Janeiro SouJava affiliate and had the privilege of hearing a speech from Robert Brewin, NetBeans and Sun Java Studio Creator Chief Architect.
How to Make Java Suited For Desktop Apps.
Even if you manage to create a terrific first Swing app for your users, the second one will probably hurt you.
Joshua Marinacci's asked on his Blog Why don't you ship Swing apps? and suggested some usual reasons like deploying the JRE, Swing API complexity and corporate
In spite of all the rants about the need of open source Java, the open source / free software community itself is doing very little to make it real.
Not to disregard the efforts of the kaffe, gcj, classpath teams and other involved with F/OSS Java VMs, but what are big open source java projects from Apache Jakarta and Eclipse, small projects like HSQLDB and JUnit, and even individual open source
Before entering the subject of this post, let me introduce myself as the newest member of the group of Java.Net community leaders. I'm not here to replace Kevin in the Linux community, but to work with him in making linux.java.net the main source of information for Java developers who work on the Linux OS.