On January 27th 2010, Oracle Corporation posted a press release on their official website, announcing that they had finalised their long-delayed acquisition of Sun Microsystems.
During a live webcast aired from Silicone Valley last night, Oracle’s Executive Vice President of Product Development Thomas Kurian laid down Oracle’s roadmap for Java, post-Sun.
Oracle’s overall strategy is to extend the Java Programming Model to emerging application development paradigms; optimising the platform for a variety of deployment architectures by integrating and simplifying the platform, and revitalising the Java Developer community with best of breed Java Technology. Oracle also aims to make the JCP a more participatory community process.
Last week, JAXenter reported that the European Commission has finally given Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems the green light, amongst […]
Version 1.1 of the open source Graphical User Interface (GUI) plugin for DTrace is now available for download from the […]
After being labelled an “an infinite cycle of despair” in Spillner’s ‘Ant Vs. Maven’ blog, Maven received a vote of […]
Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) platform GlassFish ESB v2.2 is now available for download. It is a commercially-supported package of open […]
Finally its in the market: version 6.7 of NetBeans, the popular programming environment. The history of the latest release of NetBeans is quite eventful. After a change in the projects management, far-reaching modifications regarding the release cycle were announced. The release number was pushed back from 7.0 to 6.7 and both the releases were said to follow one another closely. But as the personnel resources ran short, the schedule was not met. So, is the new release worth the wait? Does NetBeans live up to its credo, The only IDE you need? Let us look at these issues.
Version 6.7 of the NetBeans IDE has been released. It is now integrated with Project Kenai, the new community for […]