In the last few months, Adobe, Sun, and Microsoft have all had major announcements around their platforms for developing rich Internet applications (RIA). Adobe, the current market leader in the RIA space with their combination of Flash and Flex, has recently been promoting the Air product that will allow Flex applications to hook into the… Read more Betting on JavaFX Is a Bad Bet Indeed
Just saw the release of the Java Native Access (JNA) library that allows easier access to native shared access. Instead of annoying JNI adapter code to integrate the libraries, you can now just define an interface and use the JNA classes to manage the translation between the Java and the native code. It’s easy to use… Read more Java Native Access (JNA): What JNI should have been
Nowadays, I spend so much time online, that I have little time to do real reading. But after missing my flight to Boston yesterday, I found myself with a few hours to burn and could actually put a dent in my backlog of Harvard Business Reviews that I had been meaning to get to for… Read more Onward and Upward. Taking Control of Your Career By Being Your Own CEO
A recent blog post let’s the world know that the Java Kernel will be a part of JDK 6 Update 4. There is not a lot of information around what this means outside of Ethan Nicholas’s blog entry in May and some of his earlier posts describing the intent project and the official announcement about the project. Seems like… Read more Java Kernel In Java 1.6 Update 4. When Can I Try It?