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2017/06/05 19:11
There is a phenomenon I've noticed in the way community members react to proposed new language features. The new feature seems odd, and different, and contrary to the way the language was before. So they want the syntax of the feature to be odd, and different, and clearly distinguish the new feature from all of the old features of the language. Succumbing to that ...
2017/05/17 17:39
The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK using Free Software build tools, along with additional features such as the ability to build against system libraries and support for alternative virtual machines and architectures beyond those supported by OpenJDK. This release updates our OpenJDK 7 support in the 2.6.x series […]
2017/05/17 02:00
We are pleased to announce the release of IcedTea 3.4.0: ARMed and Ready! The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK using Free Software build tools, along with additional features such as the ability to build against system libraries and support for alternative virtual machines and architectures beyond those supported […]
2017/05/09 07:14

This article in my series on the Java Platform Module System (JPMS) is focussed on automatic modules. JPMS was previously known as Project Jigsaw and is the module system in Java SE 9. See also Module basics, Module naming and Modules & Artifacts.

2017/06/28 19:50
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