Articles about j2se

Rise of the Machines: How computers took over the stock market

Feature Trading used to be limited by how fast one human could shout at another and agree upon a price. Now it's limited by the speed of an electron through copper wire. This has caused, to put it mildly, some changes. In April 2013 bombs went off at the White House and Barack Obama was injured, the Associated Press reported. The news …
Jack Clark, 21 Jun 2013
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Oracle scales back plans for Java 8

Oracle is moving to drop a major component from its upcoming Java 8 release, in an effort to get the flagging Java development process back on track. The component, known as Project Jigsaw, was an addition to the language that would have allowed Java developers to write and distribute programs as modules. It would also have …
Neil McAllister, 19 Jul 2012

Making sense of Adobe's enterprise pitch

Adobe has announced its Digital Enterprise Platform for Customer Experience Management. My tip to Adobe: that is too many words with too many syllables for busy IT people who are trying to get their work done. What on earth is it? The same old stuff repackaged, or something genuinely new? The answer is a bit of each. Adobe has …
Tim Anderson, 20 Jun 2011

Cobol cabal will take over THE WORLD Australia

The old advice was “Go west, young man”... but it seems the new one should be “Learn Cobol, youngster”. That at least is the implication of a report from Australia on the languages and environments that are heavily used. The Sydney-based Object Consulting has released a paper detailing those languages which will no longer be …
Tim Worstall, 20 Feb 2011
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Amazon uncloaks sky-high Java kit

Amazon has unveiled a Java SDK for building sky-high applications on its so-called infrastructure cloud. Announced with a blog post, the new SDK includes a set of APIs designed to hide some of the "low-level plumbing" developers typically encounter when building applications on the company's Amazon Web Services (AWS), …
Cade Metz, 23 Mar 2010
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IBM digs in with Eclipse for weapons

IBM Rational has released an Eclipse-based tools package taking the unit back to its roots serving embedded software in an area it's calling “complex” systems – otherwise known as weapons systems. Launching the clumsily titled Rational System Development Solution (SDS) IBM put it more euphemistically, of course. "In the …
Phil Manchester, 14 Dec 2007

Gosling ready to kill-off lame duck J2ME

James Gosling, godfather of the Java programming language, has expounded on the future of JavaFX Mobile, and it's a future which doesn't feature J2ME at all, as the micro edition is phased out over the next decade or so. Back in April Sun bought SavaJe, which had pretty much got J2SE (Standard Edition) running on a mobile …
Bill Ray, 23 Oct 2007

Sun patches Java patching

Microsoft's security practices seem to be rubbing off on Sun Microsystems as the company is changing the way it updates and secures Java. Sun will synchronize releases of critical security updates to current and legacy version of Java Standard Edition (Java SE) and has promised to provide a system of alerts on upcoming patches …
Gavin Clarke, 26 Sep 2007
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A practical guide to JAXB 2.0

JSR222 specifies the Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB) 2.0. JAXB 2.0 specification is implemented in Java Web Services Developer Pack (JWSDP) 2.0. JAXB 2.0 has some new features that facilitate the marshalling and unmarshalling of an XML document. I have used both JAXB 1.0 and JAXB 2.0 and have found that JAXB 2.0 …
Deepak Vohra, 22 Sep 2006
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Riding the Mustang

The Java Platform, Standard Edition 6 JDK (variously called JSE 6.0, Mustang and, by many, J2SE 6.0; and, by some at least, JDK 6) has been in Beta 2 release format for some months and is nearing its actual release date (work started on this release around July 2005 and it is currently expected to be delivered in autumn/fall …
John Hunt, 22 Sep 2006
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Of Java Annotations

The J2SE 5.0 release of Java introduced many new language features, one of which is called annotations. At the time I noted their presence, but did not feel particularly excited about their appearance. Now that a little water has flowed under the bridge, I think it is time to revisit Java Annotations. In this column we will …
John Hunt, 24 Feb 2006
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Unequal equivalence

Column kevlin henney headshot In my previous column I put the contract for object equality under the microscope in most detail for Object.equals in Java but also with a brief look at Object.Equals in C#. The idea that equality can also be assessed by relational comparison between two objects was also examined, looking again in …
Kevlin Henney, 16 Jan 2006

Eclipse updates platform and projects

The Eclipse Foundation has announced upgrades to its eight projects due during the next 30 days, while delivering updated tools to develop rich client applications. The open source tools project has released Eclipse Platform 3.1, featuring improvements in application development and scalability for the latest Java platforms. …
Gavin Clarke, 28 Jun 2005
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Reg readers stick it to big tech

Letters Bill Gates got a big thumbs up from the business community this week, when CEOs voted him most respected business leader, or some similar flattery. This, we were stunned to discover, did not go down a bundle with the average Reg reader: Hello John, If you want to do a really useful poll, ask business leaders if they trust …
Lucy Sherriff, 23 Nov 2004
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New desktop Java - come and get it

Sun has made the latest version of Java 2 Standard Edition available, the first new code since 1.4.2 last July and the biggest overhaul since the release of 1.4 over two years ago. The 'Tiger' release, 5.0, boasts a raft of enhancements to both platform and language. Improvements for programmers include Collections, metadata, …
Andrew Orlowski, 30 Sep 2004
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Sun open sources Looking Glass

Sun will kick off its annual JavaOne developer event by releasing its Looking Glass window manager under the GPL. It's basically a crude compositor for X11, but it gives the ancient windowing system a fresh lick of paint, and makes for a stunning demo. Sun hasn't often been able to show off eye-candy, so it's great publicity. ( …
Andrew Orlowski, 28 Jun 2004
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Microsoft takes hostages for next anti-Java legal round

Rick Ross, founder of the JavaLobby community forum was deposed by Microsoft attorneys last week and his account of the session gives a glimpse into Microsoft's next round of legal warfare against Sun. Microsoft is homing in on what's a sore point for Sun - as a trawl by The Beast's attorneys through Sun's confidential memos …
Andrew Orlowski, 20 Jun 2002
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HP upgrades NonStop Servers

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence Hewlett Packard Co made good on its promises and those made by the executives in charge of the former Tandem Computers line of fault tolerant machines to keep upgrading and improving these machines, which are a major backbone in the financial services industry and which are increasingly …
ComputerWire, 20 Jun 2002
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Sun evangelist denounces WS-I's ‘hidden agenda’

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence The Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I) founded by IBM Corp, Microsoft Corp and others has a hidden agenda, according to Simon Phipps, Sun Microsystems Inc's chief technology evangelist. And he should know, having played a similar role at IBM for several years before …
ComputerWire, 29 Apr 2002
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Sun J2SE 'twice as fast,' with added Kerberos

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence Sun Microsystems Inc has released its latest Java 2 Standard Edition (J2SE) specification, finally introducing full support for MIT's Kerberos to the Java framework for secure single sign-on to multiple applications and web services, writes Gavin Clarke. Palo Alto, California-based Sun …
ComputerWire, 25 Jan 2002
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Java or Cocoa? Mac developers choose their brews

Letters Re: Apple pulls OS X guidelines after developer protest We held over a huge postbag generated by last week's Mac developer story. Was Java up to snuff, we asked? Mostly, opinion was positive. Mostly, but not unanimously... The fact that Apple developers reacted as they did just shows they still don't get it. Apple went out of …
Andrew Orlowski, 07 Dec 2001
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End this Java Bloatware Madness! – developers

JavaOne A petition calling for Sun to put Java on a diet has struck a chord with developers. Java is several things, one of which is – or ought to be – a lean and mean run-time. But with the latest Java 1.4 Virtual Machine checking in at 40Mb, says developer Chris Kelly, who has called for Sun to hand over development of new APIs – the …
Andrew Orlowski, 04 Jun 2001
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Sun switches Java standards efforts from ISO

Alan Baratz, Java Software president, announced yesterday that Sun has decided to standardise Java through the Geneva-based ECMA rather than through the ISO directly. The JTC1 (Java Technical Committee) changed the rules in January, so that the committee would have responsibility for Java enhancements. Sun had the status of a …
Graham Lea, 08 May 1999