Java Posse Episode 272 - Newscast for July 30th 2009
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who followed the link for the SD Times story about Mono outpacing Java
on Linux may have been confused that the article linked to and the one
we talked about seemed to be different, they changed the story.
- NetBeans 6.7.1 has been released, with JavaFX 1.2 support.
- Sun's JRuby team jumps ship to Engine yard.
- Mobile Application of the Week: MobileXa Crossword
- Mobile Application of the Week take 2: Google Voice for Android
- David Pollak, creator of the Lift web framework for Scala, is working on a new project called Goat Rodeo.
- Scala Eclipse and NetBeans plugins for the 2.8 language features.
- David R. MacIver has an introductory article up about how Scala packages work.
- Google has open sourced their Java implementation of the Wave protocol.
- DZone has a roundup of some of the more valuable hidden treasures in Eclipse 3.5.
- AJDT - the Aspect J Development Tools, has reached version 2.0.
- Obba 1.8 has been released.
- DZone now has the recording of an Equinox OSGi webinar that they held a few weeks ago available for everyone to watch.
- DZone has also just released an Eclipse RCP (Rich Client Platform) refcard.
- Mobicents SIP servlets 1.0 has been released.
- JetBrains has released the Meta Programming System (MPS).
SpringOne 2GX conference which combines (for the first time) SpringOne
and the Groovy and Grails conferences has been updated with new session
- The NetBeans development process is becoming more open with NetDEV.
new open source productivity development tool, Sculptor, provides a DSL
for quickly defining and creating Java projects and applications.
- OpenDS 2.0 stable has been released.
- JavaWorld has begun a series of introductory articles on OSGi.
(Research In Motion - makers of the Blackberry phones) has release an
updated version of their eclipse based mobile development suite.
- Verizon has announced that it will be including an app-store on future phones.
- GrepCode has released a Java source code search engine.
- The eclipse summit europe 2009 is now open for registration.
- ZeroTurnaround is holding a competition to rename JavaRebel.
has reached a resolution on the long-standing royalty rates issue. They
are now asking for listeners' support for a new bill in congress to fix
the way musical artists get paid for all forms of radio.
Simple is Open Source
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The Java Posse consists of Tor Norbye, Carl Quinn, Joe Nuxoll and Dick Wall