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Learning about Mobile Internationalization API and JSR 238
How JSR 238 Goes Further to Solve Localization Problems than CLDC/MIDP
Tomas Brandalik's blog provides a two-part tutorial on getting started with the Mobile Internationalization API (JSR 238), the standard for creating localized applications based on the Java ME platform. Additional resources are also listed such as a download link and 2006 JavaOne Conference presentation.
Java ME Podcasts on SVG
Personal Information Management (PIM) API How-to
Recent podcasts from the Java ME page cover topics such as using Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) and the NetBeans Mobility Pack, using SVG without changing code to build dynamic and rich applications, and Hyperion's Mobile Designer authoring tool for SVG tiny with Netbeans Mobility Pack. Also find a six-part series on the Personal Information Management (PIM) API.
Using Java Pet Store 2.0 to Understand Web 2.0
New Features Show How to Get the Most Out of the Latest Technology
Mark Basler, Sean Brydon, Dana Nourie and Inderjeet Singh have written a Sun Developer Network piece called "Introducing the Java Pet Store 2.0 Application." The Java Pet Store 2.0 reference application and its use cases, design, and implementation can teach users about building an application with similar functionality.
Small Footprint of Java SE 5.0 for x86 Linux
Same High Reliability as Java SE Desktop/Server
The footprint of Java SE 5.0 has been reduced for x86 Linux to 30MB. It has the same reliability as it Java SE desktop/server kin and is fully Java headless compliant. Try the evaluation today.
Gosling on Java: The More Open, the More Secure
Community Contributions Make the Difference
Sylvia Carr of spoke with James Gosling and published her interview under the title "Gosling: Java and the future of tech tools". The gist of his comments? Openness breeds trust — and more secure software.
Learn Object-oriented Thinking and Programming with New Java Book
"Big Java" from Wiley Press Updated for Java 6
The third edition of "Big Java" by Cay Horstmann (March 2007) has been updated to include Java 6. Horstmann emphasizes that it is important to keep in mind the outcome of the code as you are writing it, to test as you develop so as to design better programs.
Top Ten Articles for last Issue
Volume 108 Issue 4; Volume 109 Issues 1, 2, and 3

Each week, we determine which articles have been most frequently referenced by logged-in subscribers to provide you with a list of the most popular articles for the last 4 issues. The top 10 articles for last week, Vol 109 Issue 3, were:

  • Enter Your Video in the Java Mobile Application Video Contest [17827]
  • Sun Fire CoolThreads Servers Trade-in Promotion Extended to June 1, 2007 [17829]
  • Half-billion Dollar Revenue Mark Reached for CoolThreads Servers Shipped [17859]
  • Sun Fire T1000 Server Technical Details [17830]
  • Sun Shows Prowess in 10 Gigabit Ethernet Market [17837]
  • GlassFish v2 Beta Released [17849]
  • 300GB SAS Drive and 750GB SATA Drive Options for Certain Sun Servers and Workstations [17835]
  • Sun Fire T2000 Server Administration Course Package [17831]
  • DTrace, Java SE 6 Synergy Gives Developers a Powerful New Tool [17826]
  • New Netra X4200 M2 Server Expected in May 2007 [17796]
    NetBeans IDE Wins as Best Development Environment by Jolt Awards
    NetBeans Mobility Pack 5.5 and NetBeans Visual Web Pack Also Awarded
    At the recent 17th Annual Jolt Product Excellence Awards, the NetBeans IDE won an award for Best Development Environment. The NetBeans Mobility Pack 5.5 and the NetBeans Visual Web Pack both received Community Awards for mobile development and web development respectively.
    The NetBeans IDE Can Make Your Life a Whole Lot Easier
    10 Reasons to Switch...Just in Case You Need Persuading
    Believe it! The folks at want developers to be happy so they have assembled the Top 10 Reasons to Switch to NetBeans. The NetBeans IDE is more than just a tool for developing cross-platform desktop, mobile and web applications that are based on industry standards utilizing the latest technologies with a full-featured integrated development environment for Java Software Developers.
    Go for the Gold in Temple of the Sun
    A New Challenge for the Gamers
    Attention gamers: Try your hand at Temple of the Sun. To win you need only finish the game with the highest score among all players who also complete the game. Sounds easy, right? Read on.
    Build Native GNOME Desktop Applications in Java Programming Language
    Tech Tip on Using New Java GNOME Bindings in the Solaris 10 OS
    An extensive article on the Sun Developer Network (SDN) explains how to develop on the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) with Java programming language to deploy to GNOME.
    Project Creates a NetBeans Module for Google Web Toolkit
    Promises Relief of Developer Tedium, Error Proneness
    The goal of a new project is to develop a Google Web Toolkit module for the NetBeans IDE. The end result is to help developers smoothly combine the superior support for creating Web Applications built into the NetBeans IDE with the power of the Google Web Toolkit (GWT).
    Security-focused Videos on the Solaris 10 Operating System
    Chime Visualization Tool for DTrace Video
    View examples of how to solve real-world business problems with Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) in a set of videos from Sun featuring Mark Thacker, a Sun product manager. Video selections cover an overview of Solaris 10 security features, Limiting and Protecting Network Services, and Trusted Extensions.
    White Paper Explains the Power of DTrace
    Basics, Probes, Aggregation and More
    Learn the "power of DTrace" from a new white paper (March 2007). Roy Cecil, a member of technical staff with the Market Development Engineering Department at Sun has written a 14-page guide that explains the debugging tool and how it takes advantage of points of instrumentation in the Solaris OS to present information useful for debugging errors and investigating performance issues in applications running on the Solaris platform.
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