Java 7 introduces a couple interesting new Locale methods and categories, but ResourceBundle caching seems to have problems.
Java 7 introduces some new internationalization support, and it starts with Locale.
I recently installed Java 7 on my Mac OS X system. Although the installation went smoothly, I did run into one problem
The Core Java Tech Tips are now available via blog.
Ubuntu was a snap, but where's JDK 5.0?
The U.S. Energy Policy Act of 2005 will change U.S. daylight saving time observance beginning in 2007. How's that affect you? Well, the Java time zone data must change...and that means a JRE update at least.
Java SE 6 makes the Normalizer API public...but how's it going to help you?
Not knowing if I can actually pull this off, I'm attempting to connect National Poetry Month, Fibonacci sequences, and Java in one blog entry. If you enjoy poetry, some geekiness, and oh yea...Java, you might be amused.
Australia changed its observance of Daylight Saving Time (DST) this year, and the change will affect many during Mar 26 through April 2, 2006.
After only two days, my faxed contributor agreement was processed, and I'm an official contributor.
Waiting on my faxed contributor agreement to be approved, I have lots to do before I can actually contribute a bug fix.
After sending in the fax, one must wait for a reply. Hopefully, I'll be bumped to "contributor" status.
Want to contribute to Mustang development? The next step is to sign the contributor agreement.
Day 3 of the saga continues. Must get the code.
Day 2 of my "Contributing to Mustang" experiment begins.
Sun wants the community to contribute to Mustang development. How easy is it to contribute? Can I do it? Let's experiment!
The International Unicode Conference 28 in Orlando, FL provided a unique opportunity to hear about planned features in Mustang. In particular, the J2SE internationalization team revealed their work.
Mustang requires the Microsoft Visual C++ compiler for builds. Although Sun is encouraging users to download, build, and improve Mustang, does this compiler requirement effectively limit participants? Do the majority of contributors come from Linux backgrounds, where dev tools are open and free?
Yes, it's a trick question, but it's one you should consider seriously: How long is your String?
Looking for a reason to migrate to J2SE 5.0...look no further than these articles to provide all the reason you'll ever need.