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Is the maven repository creaking at the seams and starting to blow

Thu, 24 Jan 2008 04:02:32 -0500

Have recently got into maven it seems there is a pretty painful problem with dependency handling if you use the main repository.

Interview: John Ferguson Smart, Author of Java Power Tools

Mon, 21 Jan 2008 19:03:33 -0500

Java Power Tools which will be released around Match 2008, covers 30 open source tools designed to improve the development practices of Java developers.

Is Shale shading away?

Mon, 21 Jan 2008 08:32:24 -0500

There are zillions of java web frameworks. But only a few standout in that highly competitive world. Struts is immensely popular.But what happened to Shale, which is supposed to be its successor?

8th BME International 24-hour Programming Contest!

Sun, 20 Jan 2008 12:10:00 -0500

Official invitation to an eXtreme programming contest! There will be a qualifier round which will take place on the internet before the finals in Budapest(Hunagary)

JBuilder: InfoWorld's Java IDE of the Year

Fri, 18 Jan 2008 13:58:03 -0500

An interview with JBuilder Product Manager Joe McGlynn, about its the current state and direction, in light of InfoWorld's recent technology of the year award.

InfoWorld vs. Worst Judge of the Year Award

Thu, 17 Jan 2008 08:58:25 -0500

Online journals are handing out awards... but how are they doing so? And, when the results in the same categories are so different, when similar products are not in contention, what does it mean?

NetBeans wins three awards in "'s Product of the Year, 2008"

Thu, 17 Jan 2008 08:50:35 -0500

NetBeans takes home 3, Firfox beats Ant, PostgreSQL touts Oracle/MySQL, Google Maps maintains lead. It's really interesting...

Sun to acquire MySQL

Thu, 17 Jan 2008 07:41:23 -0500

Sun starts the new year with bang. It has announced an agreement to acquire MySQL, the most popular open source database. Will this have any impact on the JavaDB project?

Should Isolates be given a second chance?

Thu, 17 Jan 2008 02:33:33 -0500

Isolates improve thread-safety for concurrent software and they do not require a language change. Should they be given a second chance?

Cutting-Edge Plugin Released for Atlassian's Confluence Hosted

Wed, 16 Jan 2008 16:49:41 -0500

Atlassian is pleased to announce that EditGrid has created a plugin of their online spreadsheet that is now available to Confluence Hosted and Confluence Enterprise Hosting customers.