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2015/07/30 20:31
The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK using Free Software build tools, along with additional features such as a PulseAudio sound driver, 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 6 support […]
2015/07/28 05:40

Sometimes it is necessary to set specific java properties or to add specific virtual machine options when unit tests are executed with JDeveloper's JUnit test runner. However, there is no separate option to modify the runtime environment for the test runner - it simply takes the active run configuration which is selected in the "Run/Choose Active Run Configuration" menu (which is by the way the ...

2015/07/23 02:08
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 2.5.x series […]
2015/07/21 19:27
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 […]
2015/07/19 17:02
We are pleased to announce the release of IcedTea 2.6.0. 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 […]
2015/07/07 07:14

Final 8.1 development snapshot. Release candidate 0 will be next (after .NET 4.6 RTM).

2015/06/25 06:59

Last time I mentioned that with the integration of OpenJDK 8u45 MethodHandle performance went from awful to unusable. That was pretty literal as the JSR 292 test cases that I regularly run went from taking about 8 minutes to more than 30 minutes (when my patience ran out).

2015/06/17 19:09
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2015/06/09 16:43

I'm happy to announce that JFreeSVG version 3.0 has been uploaded to SourceForge. JFreeSVG is a fast and lightweight API for creating SVG content in Java. This release features:

2015/06/09 11:50

I integrated OpenJDK 8u45, so a new development snapshot is warranted. MethodHandle performance regressed from awful to unusable, so that's something I need to look into.

2015/07/30 20:35
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