Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:42:11 +00002013-11-11T15:42:11Z
Time seems to be increasingly scarce these days so it's time for me to move on from the Java site.
If you're interested in becoming the Java person for about.com have a look at the be a guide page for more details.
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:05:59 +00002013-10-17T21:05:59Z
Java 7 Update 45 has been released and the JDK is available to download from Oracle's Java download page.
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 19:23:44 +00002013-10-10T19:23:44Z
Last week I mentioned the Adopt a JSR program but there is another JUG led initiative which is also working hard to make Java the best programming language it can be. The Adopt OpenJDK program aims to get the Java community involved in the process of creating the JDK itself....
Sun, 06 Oct 2013 19:54:34 +00002013-10-06T19:54:34Z
I just saw an old favorite, Robocode, has released another update for the programming learning game. Robots in Robocode have been battling away since 2001 and it's not likely that they'll stop anytime soon. If you've not come across Robocode before, it's a fun way to learn how to program in Java....
Sun, 06 Oct 2013 18:51:00 +00002013-10-06T18:51:00Z(image)
I've been sent a simple chess java applet written back in 1999. The owner wants to modify it slightly to add a bit more feedback and track the moves it makes....
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:52:57 +00002013-09-30T17:52:57Z
If you're a member of a Java User Group (JUG) you might be interested in getting them to look at the Adopt a JSR program. It's to encourage the Java community to get more involved with Java Specification Requests and for individuals to enhance their CV whilst learning something new....
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 06:54:58 +00002013-09-13T06:54:58Z
Java 7 Update 40 has been released and the JDK is available to download from Oracle's Java download page.
The release notes show there are a number of bug fixes and a few new features and enhancements including the Deployment Rule Set - enables a desktop administrator to establish a company-wide whitelist to control the Java applets and Java Web Start applications allowed to be run by users.
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 06:40:41 +00002013-09-13T06:40:41Z
Sat, 31 Aug 2013 23:14:24 +00002013-08-31T23:14:24Z
Let's have a little recap on the String class by looking back at some String articles - The String Literal looks at how String values can be created, The String Class is an overview of working with Strings and Manipulating Strings look at some common String processing using String class methods....
Wed, 31 Jul 2013 23:19:46 +00002013-07-31T23:19:46Z
The JTable class provides a quick and easy way to display data in a table format in a Swing user interface. Find out how to display a simple table of data using a couple of arrays and a table model to act as a data manager in How to Create a Simple Table....