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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.

2017/05/05 14:11

Dear Members of the JCP Executive Committee:

2017/04/24 08:12

This is the next article in a series I'm writing to help make sense of the Java Platform Module System (JPMS) in Java SE 9. JPMS was developed as Project Jigsaw. Other articles in the series are Module basics and Module naming.

2017/04/21 04:26
After almost fifteen years I have decided to quit working on IKVM.NET. The decision has been a long time coming. Those of you that saw yesterday’s Twitter spat, please don’t assume that was the cause. It rather shared an underlying cause. I’ve slowly been losing faith in .NET. Looking back, I guess this process started with the release of .NET 3.5. On the Java ...
2017/04/20 14:01

The Java Platform Module System (JPMS) is soon to arrive, developed as Project Jigsaw. This article follows the introduction and looks at how modules should be named.

2017/04/17 22:54
So, first of all I want to apologize for the radio silence on this blog. There are two major reasons for this radio silence: My twins Me doing blogs over at Robo4J So, I thought I’d just do a recap of my Robo4J blogs, in the order I published them (which is probably the order […]
2017/04/17 05:17

The Java Platform Module System (JPMS) is the major new feature of Java SE 9. In this article, I will introduce it, leaving most of my opinions to a follow up article. This is based on these slides.

2017/05/27 17:20
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