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19 Dec 2011
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Oracle Solaris Studio 12.3 Released [25080]
Optimized for both Oracle Solaris and Oracle Linux Operating Systems

With the release of Oracle Studio 12.3, enterprise developers will find it possible to use the new Code Analysis tool to quickly detect application vulnerabilities, including memory leaks and memory access violations, improving application quality and reliability. Furthermore, the release accelerates performance of SPARC T4 and x86-based applications up to 300 percent by leveraging Oracle’s advanced compiler technology. Developers will also find it convenient that Oracle Solaris Studio 12.3’s built-in remote access capabilities, makes it possible to create Oracle Solaris or Linux applications easily, whether from Oracle Solaris, Linux, Windows, or Mac OS desktops.
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14 Dec 2011
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Oracle Solaris Studio 12.3 Released [25071]
Accelerates Performance by Up to 300 Percent on Oracle Systems

Oracle Solaris Studio 12.3, Oracle's advanced C, C++ and Fortran development tool suite, delivers accelerated application performance of up to 300% on Oracle Systems. The release provides extreme application observability and enhances developer productivity. Oracle Solaris Studio 12.3 is optimized for Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating systems to deliver up to 300% faster SPARC T4 and up to 150% faster x86-based applications with Oracle Solaris Studio C, C++ and Fortran compilers, Terri Wischmann blogs. Users can perform remote development of server-applications from any Oracle Solaris, Linux, Microsoft Windows or Mac OS desktop.
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25 Nov 2011
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15x Performance Improvements Without Really Trying? [24970]
Learn to Optimize, Dr. John Feo Urges

Dr. John Feo summarizes his findings on two dozen personal codes: those written by single users or small research groups for their own use and not otherwise distributed. For all but two of these programs, Feo writes, it was possible to improve single processor performance by margins of from 2x to 15.5x with a simple average of 4.75x. Feo concludes that personal scientific research codes are highly inefficient and not running parallel chiefly because developers are unaware of simple optimization techniques. His recommendation is to require graduate students to take a semester length course in optimization and parallel programming.
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15 Nov 2011
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GlassFish at Three [24925]
Register Your Preferences for Improvements in 3.1.2

The third anniversary of the first GlassFish v3 shipment is the subject of Moussine-Pouchkine's blog in which he also announces the imminent release of version 3.1.2, due in 2012. This version includes new features as well as updated components and, of course, bug fixes. Mouchkine-Poussine's favorite new features include DCOM node support and GMS non-multicast support. There is a link in his blog that readers can use to register their preferences on additional new features and fixes for the release.
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07 Nov 2011
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The [System] Developer's Edge: 322 page pdf [24858]
Darryl Gove's Book Back in Circulation Once Again

"The System Developer's Edge: Selected Blog Posts and Articles" is available now as a pdf, reports Darryl Gove. The pdf differs from the earlier book in only two significant ways, Gove writes, the first being an absence of cover art and the second being a change in the title to include the word "system," indicating a focus on the hardware end of the stack. Some of the links in the pdf are no longer current, Gove cautions, just as a number of the products discussed may have been rebranded or come to end of life under Oracle.
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17 Oct 2011
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NetBeans IDE 7.1 Beta Available for Download [24750]
Now with Support for JavaFX 2.0

The NetBeans IDE consists of an open-source IDE and an application platform that enable developers to rapidly create web, enterprise, desktop, and mobile applications using the Java platform, as well as PHP, JavaScript and Ajax, Groovy and Grails, and C/C++. NetBeans IDE 7.1 Beta introduces support for JavaFX 2.0 by enabling the full compile/debug/profile development cycle for JavaFX 2.0 applications. The release also provides significant Swing GUI Builder enhancements, CSS3 support, and tools for visual debugging of Swing and JavaFX user interfaces.
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