On February 6, OpenDS, Sun's open-source directory-server project written in the Java language, reached a significant milestone with its 1.2.0 release.
Thanks to Sun technology evangelist Brian Leonard, we now know how to install JavaFX on the OpenSolaris OS: Just follow his five-step procedure, complete with screen shots. Looks simple and intuitive to me.
Ludo Poitou, OpenDS community lead and a Sun directory architect, has posted numerous tips for OpenDS, Sun's open-source, LDAP directory-server project.
eWeek just published an illuminating two-part series, Sun Enhancements to OpenSolaris Take Aim at Linux.
As of last Thursday, January 22, I stopped working for Sun because of a reduction in force. The past 20+ years of my technical writing career there were indescribably rewarding and fulfilling and I have my collaborators, editors, and numerous other colleagues to thank.
Late last week, Sun Developer Network published Enabling Virtual Federation With OpenSSO, Part 1: Introduction, the first segment of a two-part series on identity-federating applications.
PC Magazine just posted its 173 choices of The Best Free Software of 2009.
OpenSolaris 2008.11, the latest release of Sun's open-source operating system, is well worth a look.