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Stanley Ho

Stanley Ho is the architect for the Java Deployment team in Java SE at Sun Microsystems, Inc. He has been involved with Java since JDK 1.1 when he joined the JavaBeans team. He was the technical lead or the main contributor in many projects, including Java Web Start, Java Update, JDK/JRE Install-On-Demand, Java Plug-in, etc. Most recently, he is the specification lead for JSR-277: Java Module System.

 

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OpenJDK and Modules

Posted by stanleyh on May 8, 2007 at 7:16 PM PDT

Unless you having been living in a cave, you should have heard that the OpenJDK is finally here today!

New security dialogs coming to a Tiger update near you.

Posted by stanleyh on October 14, 2005 at 3:42 AM PDT

A few months ago, I blogged about how we plan to revamp the user experience in Java Web Start and Java Plug-in in Mustang. After considering all the inputs from the Java community, we have decided to make the new security dialogs available in the upcoming J2SE 5.0u6. Here are some screenshots from 5.0u6:

JSR 277: Java Module System

Posted by stanleyh on June 14, 2005 at 12:03 PM PDT

Sun has recently submitted the Java Module System JSR to revise the Java packaging architecture. This is an area that has been long overdue for an overhaul, and the goal is to make it easier to bundle, distribute, and deploy Java applications and Java extensions (aka optional packages).

Security and networking enhancements in Java Deployment

Posted by stanleyh on June 13, 2005 at 2:02 PM PDT

In Mustang (JavaSE 6), there are many security and networking enhancements in Java Web Start and Java Plug-in that make your deployment more secure and simple. Let's have a quick look!

New user experience in Java Web Start

Posted by stanleyh on June 7, 2005 at 2:06 AM PDT

As I mentioned in my earlier blog, we have decided to revamp the user experience in Java Web Start in Mustang, and the scary security dialog was the first to go. Here is more exciting news!

Java Deployment in J2SE 5.0

Posted by stanleyh on June 5, 2005 at 6:17 PM PDT

Java Deployment is a term that collectively represents the set of deployment technologies available in J2SE, including Java Web Start for JNLP application deployment, Java Plug-in for Java applet deployment, JDK/JRE installer, Java Update, and many others.

Deployment: Understand JRE download size

Posted by stanleyh on May 6, 2005 at 1:56 AM PDT

I talked to many developers recently about the Windows JRE download size issue.

Deployment: Goodbye scary security dialog box!

Posted by stanleyh on April 30, 2005 at 12:22 AM PDT

During the post-Tiger planning, we talked to numerous developers to determine what features and enhancements we should work on in Mustang. Many feedbacks we received are related to the user experience in Java Web Start, especially around the security warning dialog box for signed application.