James Gosling: on the Java Road

Fault Containment: an unsung hero As I suffered through the nth application crash of the day, I couldn’t help thinking of my favorite underappreciated Java feature: fault containment. Between try{}catch and the tight memory model, failures tend to happen close to where the error is, and they can be caught with a very good chance […]

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The BileBlog

If you have nothing bad to say, say nothing ApacheCon: Shale Due to some freak accident, I find myself at the last day or two of ApacheCon. I’m actually here for JCP reasons, but I figured I might as well find a… Web TwoPointSchmoe If there’s one thing a time machine would come handy for […]

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EclipseZone Front Page

Swinging along Swing is happily moving along, with recent additions of a desktop system tray and anti-aliased fonts in Java 6; Frank Sommers caught up with Chet Haase to discuss the desktop Java features. 209 words. Read More at EclipseZone Eclipse 3.3M5a released; direct download links Eclipse 3.3M5eh has been released, ‘amusingly’ changing the name […]

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Editor’s Daily Blog

A daily update from our java.net editor, Chris Adamson, and other items from the java.net front page. Pretty Pursuasion Of feature articles, Swing, and the rest of Java… also: Feature Article: Adding Auto-Completion Support to Swing Comboboxe Java Today: Java EE 6 JSR approved (with controversy), Ray Gans on OpenJDK Community, and FindBugs plug-in for […]

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TheServerSide.com: News

TheServerSide is a developer community, containing up-to-date news, discussions, patterns, resources, and media Social Features Enhanced in Atlassian Confluence 2.6 Atlassian has released Confluence 2.6, their popular wiki product, featuring user-friendly UI changes, default content for spaces, template labels, official MySQL 5.0 support, PDF export of images and default bundling of the social bookmarking plugin. […]

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Technical library

The latest content from IBM developerWorks XML Watch: WBXML and basic SyncML server requirements In the second installment of his quest to make his data available wherever and whenever he wants by using SyncML, Edd Dumbill encounters Wireless Binary XML (WBXML) and examines the minimum functionality required for a SyncML server. Develop Web services clients […]

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JavaDesktop News

News from java.net’s JavaDesktop Community homepage. Photos: Gizmos made in Japan Japan is still a leader in product design and innovation. Here are some new and notable gadgets. Sun hardware bloggers weigh in on Niagara Blog: When Sun launched OpenSolaris, its open-source version of the Solaris operating system, it unleashed a gaggle of bloggers… Killer […]

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Your Enterprise Java Community

Enterprise Java Community is a developer community, containing up-to-date news, discussions, patterns, resources, and media Apache Jetspeed 2.0 Open Source Enterprise Portal is Released. The Apache Portals Jetspeed Team is pleased to announce the final release of the Jetspeed 2.0 Open Source Enterprise Portal. This final release is fully-compliant with the Portlet Specification 1.0 (JSR-168). […]

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Oracle Technology Network Headlines

New services and resources to help developers, DBAs, and architects build, deploy, manage, and optimize applications using Oracle products and industry-standard technologies. More from Oracle Technology Network Headlines… Building a Tiles Application with JavaServer Faces Components Learn how to develop an Apache Struts Tiles application comprising several JavaServer Faces (JSF) component pages in Oracle JDeveloper […]

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Top Selling Java Books

The Missing Manual, Tiger Ed (Missing Manual) Avg. Rating: 4.5 Ajax in Action Avg. Rating: 5.0 Head First Design Patterns Avg. Rating: 4.5 Head First Java, 2nd Edition Avg. Rating: 4.5 Head First Servlets and JSP: Passing the Sun Certified Web Component Developer Exam (SCWCD) Avg. Rating: 4.0 Hibernate in Action (In Action series) Avg. […]

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