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JCP Enters Final Phase of Transparency and Developer Agreement Work

by Ben Evans Follow 12 Followers on  May 28, 2014

Intellectual property concerns, transparency and the continuing development of a new version of the Java Specification Participation Agreement were among the topics at the recent meeting of the Java Community Process Executive Committee.

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Eclipse Foundation Leads JCP Elections

by Dan Woods Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 07, 2013 2

Last week finalized elections for the open seats with the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee (EC). Receiving the most votes this year for the elected positions is the Eclipse Foundation, which will hold its seat for a two year term within the voting body.

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Azul Systems and Gil Tene, CTO and Co-Founder, Named "JCP Member of the Year" at JavaOne

by Charles Humble Follow 160 Followers on  Oct 02, 2013

Azul Systems and Gil Tene have been named Java Community Process (JCP) Member of the Year at the JavaOne 2013 conference, held last week in San Francisco. The award recognizes the corporate or individual member who has made the most positive impact on the Java community in the past year.

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Surprising Conclusions from London Java Community JCP Survey

by Victor Grazi Follow 8 Followers on  Sep 19, 2013 1

The London Java Community, London's most famous Java meetup, published the results of their survey about the Java Community Process that expose some surprising trends. The LJC, represented by member Ben Evans, currently holds one of the 24 seats on the JCP Executive Committee, and the LJC has been very active in promoting their "Adopt A JSR" initiative promoting community support for the JCP.

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Java EE 7 WebSocket Support

by Charles Humble Follow 160 Followers on  Jun 28, 2013

Java EE 7 introduces a number of new APIs and changes to existing APIs that cater to web developers using HTML5. There are three areas of interest: a new API for working with JSON, a significant update to JSF for working with new attributes, and a new API for working with the WebSocket protocol, one of a variety of technologies that make up HTML5.

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Java EE 7, Spring Standardize Batch

by Dan Woods Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 25, 2013

This month’s release of the Java EE 7 platform includes a specification for a batch processing programming model that is heavily derived from Pivotal’s Spring Batch project.

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Q&A With Oracle Vice President of Software Development Anil Gaur on the Java EE 7 Release

by Charles Humble Follow 160 Followers on  Jun 12, 2013

Oracle is officially launching Java EE 7 with a webcast later today. Ahead of the release InfoQ sat down with Anil Gaur, vice president of software development at Oracle, to find out more about this release and future plans

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Oracle Officially Launching Java EE 7 and Glassfish 4 Today

by Charles Humble Follow 160 Followers on  Jun 12, 2013 1

Oracle is officially launching Java EE 7 with a live webcast today at 9 am PT / 12 pm ET / 5 pm London, and a repeat performance at 9 pm PT / 12 am ET (Thursday) / 2 pm Sydney (Thursday). Along with the release Oracle has put out added a reference implementation for the specification in the form of GlassFish 4.0, and we are expecting to see an official release of Netbeans 7.3.1 in due course.

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Oracle Reinstates Free Time Zone Updates for Java 7

by Charles Humble Follow 160 Followers on  Jun 11, 2013 1

The internet has been buzzing this week with the news that Oracle has ceased to provide free time zone updates outside of the standard JDK release cycle. However, at the end of yesterday the firm appeared to have a change of heart.

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Standard Java API for JSON

by Bienvenido David Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 26, 2013 1

JSR-353, the Java API for JSON Processing (JSON-P), has reached final approval ballot this month. JSON-P (similar to JAXP) consists of a Streaming API (similar to StAX) and an Object Model API (similar to DOM). Please note that this API does not include JSON data binding (similar to JAXB), and is unrelated to the more popular JSONP or "JSON with padding".

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Adopt a JSR Follow-up Online Meeting Tomorrow

by Charles Humble Follow 160 Followers on  Feb 26, 2013

Following a first online call on January 18th, involving over 40 JUG leaders/members from around the world, the people behind the 'Adopt a JSR' program are hosting a follow up online meeting on Wednesday February 27th.

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Java Time API Now In Java 8

by Bienvenido David Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 08, 2013 9

ThreeTen, the reference implementation of JSR 310 Date and Time API, is now included in JDK 8 build 75. The Java Time API for JDK 8 is under the package java.time, moving away from the javax.time package of earlier implementations. All the Java Time classes are immutable and thread-safe, based on the ISO 8601 calendar system, the de facto world calendar following the proleptic Gregorian rules.

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Adopt-a-JSR Program Online Meetup Today

by Nilanjan Raychaudhuri Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 18, 2013 4

Adopt a JSR Program is an initiative to encourage Java User Group (JUG) members to get involved in the Java Community Process (JCP) by adopting a Java Specification Request (JSR). The team behind the Adopt-a-JSR program is hosting an online meetup on January 18. This is your opportunity to provide feedback and contribute to JCP process.

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Adopt a JSR Program Receives Increased Oracle Backing

by Victor Grazi Follow 8 Followers on  Dec 25, 2012 1

Oracle throws weight behind London JUG Adopt a JSR Program

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GE Energy Uses InvokeDynamic to Bring Magik to the JVM

by Charles Humble Follow 160 Followers on  Dec 20, 2012

In July, the Digital Energy unit within GE Energy Management disclosed that they were in the process of porting their Smalltalk-inspired programming language, Magik, from its own proprietary Virtual Machine, MagikSF, to the JVM. With the port now well under way, InfoQ spoke to project lead/architect George Marrows to find out more.

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