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January 27, 2007

IBM launches Java 6 software development kit for Linux and AIX programmers

Filed under: IBM, Java, linux — tuxicity @ 4:05 pm

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IBM launches Java 6 software development kit for Linux and AIX programmers.

US based tech giant IBM has released an early edition of their Java 6 software development kit for Linux and AIX programmers.

IBM claims that this software development kit would make it easier for programmers to take full advantage of a number of new features in Sun Microsystems’ latest update to the Java environment.

The newer version from Sun provides enhanced diagnostics information, improved data sharing between Java Virtual Machines, and enhanced operating system trace backs for fault control.

IBM is also making available an online discussion forum for developers to discuss their issues on this application and technology.

This new release support platforms like Linux on x86 and on AMD, Linux on 32- and 64-bit PowerPC, and AIX on 32- and 64-bit PowerPC.

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January 23, 2007

Second Beta of JSON-lib, Open Source Java Library Released

Filed under: Java, Open Source — tuxicity @ 2:25 pm

SDA India Beta: India’s Enterprise IT, IT Business, IT Services & Management :: News :: Second Beta of JSON-lib, Open Source Java Library Released ::

The second beta of Json-lib 1.0, an open source Java library “for transforming beans, maps, collections, java arrays and XML to JSON and back again to beans and DynaBeans.” The function type from JavaScript is not part of the JSON format “officially” but it is supported as well.

Json-lib comes in two flavours, depending on the jdk compatibility. Json-lib-x.x-jdk13 is compatible with JDK 1.3.1 and upwards. Json-lib-x.x-jdk15 is compatible with JDK 1.5, includes support for Enums in JSONArray and JSONObject.

January 15, 2007

Can Java Become an Important Linux Language?

Filed under: Java, linux — tuxicity @ 6:54 am

When you think programming languages and Linux, the languages that tend to come to mind are C, C++, Perl, PHP, Python and, lately, Ruby. But, Java probably doesn’t enter your mind at all — that’s because until recently Java was a proprietary language.

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January 13, 2007

Java IDEs make nice: Eclipse joins JCP

Filed under: Java, Open Source, Sun — tuxicity @ 6:27 am

Maybe cats and dogs can live together, after all. Sources close to the matter revealed today that the Eclipse Foundation has joined the Java Community Process (JCP). A quick check of the JCP membership list reveals that the Foundation is listed as a member.

Java IDEs make nice: Eclipse joins JCP :: More..

January 12, 2007

A perfect New Year Gift from Sun Microsystems – A Free Solaris Media Kit

Filed under: Java, Open Solaris, Sun — tuxicity @ 11:12 pm

The media kit is a fabulous DVD case consisting of three DVDs – a copy of Solaris 10 6/06 build operating system for the x64/x86 platform, a copy of Solaris 10 6/06 build operating system for the SPARC platform and finally a DVD containing Java software goodies which include Sun Studio 11, Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8 and Netbeans ver 5.0.

All about Linux: – A Free Solaris Media Kit :: More….

January 9, 2007

Clean Open Source Billing Software for Free

Filed under: Java, Open Source — tuxicity @ 8:55 am

Coming with the catchphrase “Download, Invoice and Prosper” is a startup company, jBilling, located at http://www.jbilling.com offers free to download open source billing system. Robust architecture and enterprise features offered by jBilling easily became the choice of businesses of all sizes. Built on Java 2 platform, it ensures security and maximum scalability.

MediaSyndicate :: more..

January 6, 2007

Liferay open source portal adds content management, ESB links

Filed under: Ajax Programming, Java, Open Source — tuxicity @ 10:11 am

Liferay Inc, an open source Java portal company, has just released a new version of its offering that adds new Ajax mashup capabilities, plus links to workflow engines and enterprise service buses.

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Building a Sustainable Open Source Business

Filed under: Java, Open Source — tuxicity @ 10:08 am

Terracotta took a major step this month by open sourcing all of our Java clustering technology. We believe that this step will make a powerful clustering option readily available to the Java community and indeed could help make the notion of clustering itself simpler and more ubiquitous. This is an initiative that is many months in the making, and I wanted to share our thinking and motivation for it with you.

ENTERPRISE OPEN SOURCE MAGAZINE | More..

January 4, 2007

Distribution Release: LG3D LiveCD 3.0

Filed under: Distributions, Java, linux, Slackware, Sun — tuxicity @ 1:35 pm

LG3D LiveCD 3.0, a bootable CD featuring the recently released version 1.0 or the Java-based 3D Desktop known as Project Looking Glass, is now available for download: “Finally LG3D LiveCD 3.0 has been released. Based on SLAX 5.1.8, this LG3D LiveCD 3.0 showcases Sun Microsystem’s stunning 3D desktop Project Looking Glass 3D (LG3D).

DistroWatch.com: More..

January 2, 2007

Java And Open Source

Filed under: GPL, Java, Open Source, Sun — tuxicity @ 4:38 pm

In November, Sun Microsystems moved to “open source” status for Java, after a decade of maintaining proprietary status for the portable programming language.

Specifically, Sun has placed Java into the public domain by putting it under GPL – an acronym for General Public License. What this means is that software programmers will have vastly increased freedom to develop programs based on Java and to develop modifications for the language itself.

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