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Erik's Pulse: 2003-10-24
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Erik's Pulse: 2003-10-24
by Erik C. Thauvin
headshot Erik has his finger on the pulse of the Java community. This column is his take on what is hot, and what the community is buzzing about.
Quite a few interesting software releases this week...
  • A Java implementation of the Bluetooth specifications and the JSR-82 API.
  • Slava Pestov has pre-released a new version of his excellent all-purpose Java editor, JEdit 4.2.
  • The Jakarta Project is now offering a release candidate of the Cactus 1.5 testing framework.
  • IBM has made available an update to its Java 2 Standard Edition Developer Kit, version 1.4.1 SR1.
  • Apple has released version 6.4 of its QuickTime for Java.
  • PMD, the popular Java source code analyzer, has been updated to version 1.3.
  • Oracle also released version of its Oracle9i JDeveloper developer tool.
  • Jameleon, the automated testing tool, has been updated to version
  • Rick is providing a fix to the JRendezVous package.
  • Bodo Tasche has published JCalendar 0.6, an open source calendar GUI widget for Java.
Erik is director of technology at Imacination Software, where he has spent the better part of last year developing the jTalk E-Business Platform. He has close to 20 years of professional experience in software development.

Erik also maintains a popular Java blog and can be found lurking in #mobitopia

This story was published in the October 24, 2003 issue of the Java Developer's Journal Newsletter.