Monthly Archives: May 2013

Atlassian releases JIRA 6

Atlassian just released JIRA 6 with a bunch of new features besides a new and simplified style. You can get a quick overview by visiting the “what’s new” pages or have a deeper look at the full release notes. In summary, … Continue reading

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SpringSource announces new project Reactor for asynchronous applications

SpringSource, the company behind the popular Spring Framework announced “Reactor” as: We’re pleased to announce that, after a long period of internal incubation, we’re releasing a foundational framework for asynchronous applications on the JVM which we’re calling Reactor. It provides abstractions … Continue reading

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The future of GWT

… will be very exciting. Daniel Kurka, member of the GWT Steering Comittee, published his and Ray Cromwell‘s slides of their Google I/O session “GWT Roadmap for the Future”. First of all, there is a new GWT project page created by … Continue reading

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JSF Performance: Mojarra improves dramatically with latest release

In our comparative study about the runtime behavior of both JSF implementations we came to the conclusion that Apache MyFaces performs significantly better on large component trees than the reference implementation Oracle Mojarra. The duration Mojarra  took to step through … Continue reading

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Android Studio announced at Google I/O 2013

Google announced Android Studio at the keynote of Google I/O 2013. Android Studio is an Android focused IDE based on the community edition of IntelliJ IDEA. In the keynote you can see some really nice features as: Externalized Strings and used … Continue reading

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JavaFX on iOS using RoboVM

JavaFX does not run on iOS out of the box. One of the approaches to run JavaFX on iOS is based on an AOT compiler like RoboVM. Niklas Therning managed to port a JavaFX (OpenJFX) application to iOS using RoboVM: http://blog.robovm.org/2013/05/javafx-openjfx-on-ios-using-robovm.html

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Oracle Changes Release Numbering Scheme for Java SE

In a news bulletin Oracle recently announced that they will change the version numbering scheme for the next upcoming releases of the JDK. The new scheme will affect the way that update release numbers are assigned for all upcoming releases … Continue reading

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