Eyewonder uses Java applets to deliver banner advertisements with video. Everyone is watching.
Joshua discusses if there are any new commercial apps period, regardless of language.
Lack of documentation weakens open source projects. If Java were open sourced, would it suffer from poor documentation?
Farewell, San Francisco... hello, Dearborn.
An UberPackage Proposal..
The day after the day after;. the title more or less says it all. Mostly about open source, though.
Initial planning for the J2SE Mustang and Dolphin releases.
The "Tiger" release is one step closer.
Joshua discusses the work that went into this strictly compliant XHTML + CSS renderer and solicits volunteers.
Last Friday we posted the first of the Tiger Snapshot releases to
the web. Why?
Mark Reinhold has just announced that Tiger snapshots are now available. Check them out. I'm very happy that we are seing more and more products from Sun following this early access approach; this can just improve the quality of the products.
JDK 1.5 introduce Meta Data. But if we look at definition of meta data, they were already existing in the past.
Sam Pullara has done some work to make it easier for people to play with some of the Java v1.5 features on Mac OS X systems.
Joshua gets back to coding with an eyedropper tool
that selects any color on the screen.
Ive been interviewing people for a Swing spot lately, and what Ive been seeing is pretty disheartening. What is it that keeps people from being good at Swing?
You've probably heard of the latest scripting language for the JRE...Groovy. My first reaction is similar to my reaction to all those "Blah, blah for Dummies" books.
Joshua discusses recent interest in vector rendering, high resolution
screens, and where it all might lead.
A look at the early history of the language we now call Java shows that politics and circumstance can make birthing a language a rollercoaster ride.
Gilad Bracha's tutorial on Java Generics support in Java v1.5 is now available.
Should Java applications look like native apps or should they advertise themselves as Java?