Oracle yesterday evening issued the following statement, attributable to Dan
Wall, Latham & Watkins counsel to Oracle:
"We've had a very good dialogue with the Department of Justice and we were
almost able to resolve everything before the Second Request deadline. All
that's left is one narrow issue about the way rights to Java are licensed
that is never going to get in the way of the deal.
I fully expect that the investigation will end soon and not delay the closing
of the deal this summer."
'Java's always been a RIA platform - before the world really wanted one,'
claimed Sun's CEO Jonathan Schwartz recently, as he reflected on the
reinvention of the Java platform as represented by JavaFX. 'What's a rich
internet application?' Schwartz wrote.
'It depends on your perspective,' he continued, adding 'From mine, it's any
network connected application that persists in front of a user, typically
outside a browser, that can operate when disconnected from the network.'
Writing in his popular industry blog, Schwartz gave a little of the
background to Java's origins:"Early Java ... (more)
JetBrains announced the availability of IntelliJ IDEA 7.0, the next
generation of Java IDE (integrated development environment).
In releasing this version, JetBrains delivered on their commitment to
answering the latest needs of Java developers and provide support for some of
the most in-demand technologies and tools of today.
With its superior Hibernate and Spring (including AOP) integration, improved
support for JPA, EJB, JSP, HTML, CSS, and XML, IntelliJ IDEA 7.0 takes Java
EE application development to new level of productivity.
Version 7.0 features tools for developing complex W... (more)
Speaking at JavaPolis on 14 December, Luciad will share some of its eight
years of advanced Java experience in the context of advanced graphical
applications. The presentation focuses on some of the techniques used to
obtain the high performance of LuciadMap and discusses pros and cons, do's
and don'ts. For developers new to Java graphics, it should be clear that
Java holds no limitations for high performance graphics, the more advanced
Java graphics developer may pick up a few new ideas.
Foolish or brave
From the start in 1999, LuciadMap was implemented in Java. The Java platfo... (more)
Xandros has announced that key staff will present a birds-of-a-feather
session on using standard Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE)
technologies to maximize maintainability on Application Stores projects at
the Sun JavaOne conference, Moscone Center, San Francisco, June 2, 2009. With
the explosion of new mobile computing platforms, from smartphones to netbooks
to e-book readers, an application store is no longer optional. It is a key
contributor to the success of a platform.
Building application stores is much more than just implementing an e-commerce
engine. It also in... (more)