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Ray Gans

Ray Gans is a senior program manager at Sun Microsystems who has been working on Java Compatibility programs since 1997. Most recently, Ray has been managing the Peabody project for the J2SE organization, an initiative to improve the collaboration between Sun's JDK engineering team and the developer community. See the JDK Community on java.net for more information.

 

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Yes, we must retire some old friends. Management says it's time to drop these code names and develop a new project naming system around our open source model. Better now than after Dolphin get's...

The last few months have been exciting for Java SE with the many JavaOne activities and presentations, our announcement to open source the JDK, and getting beta 2 out the door. Let me tell you,...

It's been almost a year now since we started the JDK Community on java.net and I'd like to give a well deserved "Thank You!" to all of you who have...

Roadmap for Mustang

Sun began the Mustang project (Java SE 6) on java.net over a year ago when we started releasing weekly binary and source...

Thanks to thoughtful comments and questions from the community and great feedback at Java One, Sun has revised the Java Research License (JRL) to address...

I am very pleased to announce that Sun has released a new license for the JDK called the Java Internal Use License (JIUL or "jewel"). This license lets...