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[10/02/2011]

Imagine: You are at JavaOne and you forgot to print out your schedule! What do you do? Or, you know your next session but not how to find it. Here are some pointers: To find session times and locations while onsite at JavaOne: 1) At registration, you'll get a schedule overview 2) the JavaOne Mobile App is available for Blackberry, Android and iPhone, 3) you can use the Connection Centers in the Zone where you can look up schedule time and location...

[09/29/2011]

Project of the week - VisualLangLab - * If you are observing the crop of new languages springing up at present (like Kotlin, Ceylon, etc.) and think to yourself "I could do better than that", well, now's your chance. * VisualLangLab is a graphical tool for designing language grammars. * The tool gives you the ability to examine the resulting abstract syntax tree from a code snippet passed through your grammar, and helps you write the grammar you want...

[09/28/2011]

Join members of the NetBeans team; chat with local Java Champions, NetBeans Dream Team members, Java User Group Leaders and fellow NetBeans community members at JavaOne 2011, the destination to share best practices, proven solutions, code samples, and demos that show how to apply Java technology to real-world projects...

[09/26/2011]

Unit tests are fast and fine-grained. Integration tests are slow and coarse-grained. Instead of using arbitrary categorizations for unit and integration tests, such as “slow” or “fast,” to improve productivity, we could rely on their natural properties. Unit tests are finer-grained, so they should run first. You are usually writing small chunks of functionality, before...

[09/22/2011]

Less than two weeks to JavaOne 2011 in San Francisco … High time for my annual and (admittedly quite subjective) “Mobile & Embedded Show Guide”. Here it goes, part 1 (of 2): First off, JavaOne 2011 will see a number of changes to address some of the feedback we got last year. JavaOne will be...

[09/20/2011]

Since the release of Java Platform, Standard Edition 6 (Java SE 6) in December of 2006, a lot of improvements have been made to the client and desktop parts of Java. In this article, we take a tour of Swing, and then we dive into some of the support technologies that let developers make great client apps, such as installation, Java Web Start, applets, and graphics...

[09/14/2011]

Alvina O'Neal, the JavaOne Conference Lead, and Sharat Chander, the JavaOne Program Chair, discuss what attending developers can expect for JavaOne 2011 San Francisco with regards to the programming and logistics for the event. Joining us this week on the Java All Star Developer Panel is Dalibor Topic...

[09/13/2011]

This performance puzzler showed up in my inbox and it's kind of interesting and so I asked the owner of this data if I might share it with you all. Here is some background. The JVM is running Tomcat with BlueDragon, a CFML engine installed. The application was previously calm but since the move to OS X Lion, the Java process would ramp up to 135% CPU utilization and then just sit there...

[09/07/2011]

After a few months of hard work, debugging and a lot of fun, the Jitsi team is proud to bring you our latest stable Jitsi build! Among the most notable changes this build brings we have: video calls to GTalk, calls to regular numbers via Google Voice, support for Skype’s SILK wideband codec and many more...

[09/05/2011]

What a month for Java 7. Articles about the new features all over and just at the release day, Apache issued a warning, not to use Java. That's a big meal for the press and German based S&S Media caught up on that quickly...

[09/04/2011]

The JavaOne Mobile App is now available! Keep connected on your BlackBerry, Droid, or iPhone while at JavaOne. You now have a flexible and convenient way to manage and organize your JavaOne experience. You can access Schedule Builder, exhibitor listings, daily updates, and more. Find out what's happening and where at JavaOne...

[09/01/2011]

As we mentioned in the last episode of the Java Spotlight podcast The JavaOne Content Catalog is now live. This year there are 9 sessions with OpenJDK in their title or abstract...

[08/27/2011]

If you have more curiosity and ambition than time, here’s the solution: The JavaOne Discover Plus and Discover Passes. The Discover Plus Pass―Only US$895* Get these exclusive benefits, PLUS all Discover Pass benefits listed below: * Attend any three technical sessions...

[08/25/2011]

Welcome NetBeans User! The NetBeans team is interested in feedback about your experience using NetBeans IDE 7.0 or its update release, NetBeans IDE 7.0.1. With each NetBeans release, we strive to deliver an IDE that gives you the best coding experience available. Your survey responses will let us know if we are on target, and also alert us to features or enhancements to consider for future releases. Please take a moment to answer the questions below...

[08/23/2011]

JavaOne Schedule Builder is live at last!  Don’t get shut out – go to Schedule Builder NOW to reserve your space in the must-attend sessions on your list.  See recommendations for sessions that might be of interest to you, find the partners you want to hear and the demos you want to see...

[08/21/2011]

Discussion with Gleydson Lima (Diretor de Systemas) along with Richardo Wendell explain the three integrated systems developed at Universidate Federal Do Rio Grande Do Norte (UFRN). Joining us this week on the Java All Star Developer Panel is Dalibor Topic...

[08/16/2011]

There are two documents that define how the JCP is organized and how it does its work: the Java Specification Participation Agreement (JSPA), which is a legal contract between members and Oracle, addressing Intellectual Property grants and the terms under which the Spec, RI, and TCK should be licensed, and the Process Document, which defines...

[08/14/2011]

Discussion with Chen Fishbein on the LWUIT 1.5 release. Joining us this week on the Java All Star Developer Panel is Dalibor Topic, Java Free and Open Source Software Ambassador...

[08/11/2011]

The JDK 7 Updates Project in OpenJDK is now up and running. We've spent some time in the past couple of weeks discussing processes, finalized them, and started accepting changes destined for JDK 7 Update releases. Changes going into a JDK 7 Update are typically bug fixes, coming to JDK 7 Updates through JDK 8...

[08/09/2011]

I had an opportunity to read Java: The Good Parts by Jim Waldo which was included in my Java 7 Launch Party Kit. I was not sure what to expect from the book. I was pleasantly surprised to discover it is a really good book. There are a number of great quotes in the book...

[08/07/2011]

The NetBeans Team has released NetBeans IDE 7.0.1, with full support for the official release of the Java SE 7 platform. An update to NetBeans IDE 7.0, this release includes the following notable changes: Full JDK 7 support...

[08/05/2011]

Facelets offers a powerful way to organize and streamline JSF development. When a cat is thrust into the air, it magically lands upright and safely on its feet. Sadly, this is not always the case with software especially when tinctured with aggressive timelines and insufficient requirements. Facelets is to JSF what the magic is to the cat...

[08/03/2011]

After nearly five years of collaboration within the worldwide Java community, Java SE 7 has been released and is ready for download! With Project Coin, the new Fork/Framework, the New File System API (NIO.2), and more. Java SE 7 is an important step in Java's evolution. Download Java 7!

[07/28/2011]

OSCON 2011 is going on at the moment. One of the conferences I would have loved to visit. This did not work out this year, but today I stumbled upon a video of Steven G. Harris Java Keynote there. The title is a theme we had back in the days of the beginning merger...

[07/27/2011]

This week insideHPC is providing live streaming coverage from the OSCON open source conference in our home town of Portland, Oregon...

[07/26/2011]

The Eclipse Foundation, in collaboration with Oracle, is pleased to announce the Java 7 Summit, to be held at the upcoming EclipseCon Europe in Ludwigsburg, Germany on November 2-4, 2011. The Java 7 Summit offers Java developers and architects an opportunity to gain in-depth technical education on the new innovations...

[07/21/2011]

The JavaOne 2011 event catalog is now available with keynotes, sessions, hands-on-labs, BOFs, panels and user-group meetings is now available. While the schedule is not quite ready yet, this should give you a detailed view at this year's content which we hope is rated as good as last year's...

[07/20/2011]

JUGs around the world continue to celebrate and learn about Java 7. Here are a few highlights.  In Cairo, the Egyptian JUG celebrated the release of Java 7 with about 600 Java developers and students. Simon Ritter, Java Evangelist from Oracle, was the speaker and the event went well. Ahmed Hashim, EGJUG Leader, wrote...

[07/18/2011]

Submit your entry for new Java Innovation 2011 awards and get promoted at the world's biggest Java technology event, the JavaOne conference. Following in the tradition of Duke's Choice Awards, these awards celebrate extreme innovation in the world of Java technology and are granted to the best and most innovative projects using the Java platform. Nomination deadline: Friday, July 29, 2011...

[07/14/2011]