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Java-Based Apache Wicket Gets an Update

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has released an update of its Wicket Web application framework.

Mobile Java SDK Now Compatible with Windows Phone, Tablet

Codename One said this week that its new mobile, cross-platform software development kit (SDK) is now compatible with Windows Phone and Windows tablet devices.

Recent Java Update Contains New Flaw

The day after Oracle released Java Version 7 Update 7, a fix for three vulnerabilities (including last week's zero-day disclosure), a security firm has found a new error in the latest version.

Oracle Releases Update for Recently Disclosed Java Flaw

An update for Java 7 that addresses "3 distinct but related vulnerabilities and one security-in-depth issue affecting Java running in desktop browsers" was released by Oracle on Wednesday.

Newly Discovered Java Flaw Seen Exploited in Wild

Information on a Java flaw that has been seen in targeted attacks in the wild, and has been tested to work on most major Web browsers for both Mac and PC, was reported on Monday by security firm FireEye.

Oracle Extends Support Again for Java SE 6

Oracle recently announced it will continue to support Java SE 6 until Feb 2013, extending the so-called end-of-life (EOL) date for the five-year-old development platform a second time

Java SE 7 Update Includes Support for Mac OS X

Oracle's recent release of the Java Platform Standard Edition 7 Update 6 (Java SE 7 U6) is available on Mac OS X.

Java PaaS Provider CloudBees Grows Its Ecosystem

CloudBees has added six vendors to its partner ecosystem, adding new services the company says will fill more holes in the road for Java jocks rolling toward the cloud.

Zing Java Virtual Machine Now Free to Open Source Developers

Java runtime maker Azul Systems recently made its flagship Zing Java Virtual Machine (JVM) available to open source developers for free for use in development, qualification and testing.

AppFog Partners with Rackspace To Support OpenStack

Platform-as-a-Service provider AppFog recently announced it has joined with cloud hoster Rackspace to make it possible for its users to deploy apps on the OpenStack-based Rackspace cloud.

Tool Analyzes Open Source Components in Your Java Apps

Sonatype on Wednesday launched a new on-demand service that analyzes the open-source components in Java applications for security, licensing and quality problems.

Sun Veterans Create SDK for Native Java on the iPhone

Codename One is developing a new SDK designed to allow Java developers to create native applications for multiple mobile/tablet platforms.

NetBeans 7.2 Release Candidate Available for Download

This version of the venerable open-source integrated dev environment adds new integration with the JavaFX Scene Builder design tool, support for multiple PHP frameworks and updated support for the Groovy language, among other changes.

Java Exploit Added to BlackHole Toolkit

A well-known hacking tool aimed at Java vulnerabilities appears to have gotten an upgrade designed to exploit a newly-patched security flaw addressed in the Java SE 6 Update 33 and Java SE 7 Update 5.

Eclipse 'Juno' Release Train Biggest to Date

The Eclipse Foundation today announced its seventh annual synchronized launch of multiple Eclipse projects, better known as the Release Train.

Red Hat to Provide Java EE-based EAP 6 in OpenShift PaaS, Announces Plans for 'Supported' OpenShift

Red Hat is now providing its Java EE-based JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0 (EAP 6) in the developer preview of its free OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment.

Java Interface Updated for Big Data With Spring Integration

Data management software provider Versant Corporation announced that its Java interface is now compatible with the Spring framework.

'Publish to the Cloud' Plugin Available for Java Devs Deploying on Azure

GigaSpaces Technologies has added its support to the Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java project with the contribution of a "publish to the cloud" wizard.

Open Source Developer Survey: Java Still on Top, Mobile Hot, Cloud Not

There are some surprising findings in The Eclipse Foundation's annual survey of developers about their usage of open source tools.

JVM-Targeted Kotlin M2 Released

JetBrains, the force behind the open-source Kotlin project, announced this week the availability of Kotlin M2.

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