Newscast for Nov 21st 2008
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- Correction: MSN Live toolbar with Java download is an opt-out, not opt-in!
- Dynamic support coming in C# for version 4.0
- Chris Adamson links to results from Google analytics for Java applet availability
and Java news roundup: Sun Microsystems cutting 6000 jobs, has JavaFX
hurt client side Java (slight reprise) and does Java's ubiquity render
Sun irrelevant to the future of Java anyway?
- NetBeans 6.5 final is now out
- Sun has released version 9 of StarOffice
- The ServerSide Java Symposium web site is now up
- Adobe has released a beta (or is it an alpha) 64 bit version of
the flash plugin for Linux
- The expert group for JSR 317 - Java Persistence 2.0 (also known as JPA 2.0) has released the public review draft
- Bill Pugh of the University of Maryland has released version 1.3.6 of the excellent findbugs
- Joakim Ohlrogge has advice for people who want to try out Scala - "just do it"
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