Planet JDKNews and views from the Java SE Development-Kit CommunityVariousAndrew Hughes: [SECURITY] IcedTea 2.5.6 for OpenJDK 7 Released!Andrew Hugheshttp://blog.fuseyism.com/?p=8342015-07-23T02:08:45Z2015-07-23T02:08:45Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">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 […]</div> gnu_andrew2015-07-23T02:08:45ZAndrew Hughes: [SECURITY] IcedTea 2.6.1 for OpenJDK 7 Released!Andrew Hugheshttp://blog.fuseyism.com/?p=8292015-07-21T19:27:27Z2015-07-21T19:27:27Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">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 […]</div> gnu_andrew2015-07-21T19:27:27ZAndrew Hughes: IcedTea 2.6.0 for OpenJDK 7 ReleasedAndrew Hugheshttp://blog.fuseyism.com/?p=8142015-07-19T17:02:39Z2015-07-19T17:02:39Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">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 […]</div> gnu_andrew2015-07-19T17:02:39ZJeroen Frijters: New Development SnapshotJeroen Frijtershttp://weblog.ikvm.net/PermaLink.aspx?guid=8229e778-da90-4881-95b6-8f5ede1c1ed22015-07-07T07:14:15Z2015-07-07T07:14:15Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p> Final 8.1 development snapshot. Release candidate 0 will be next (after .NET 4.6 RTM). </p></div> Jeroen2015-07-07T07:14:15ZJeroen Frijters: MethodHandle PerformanceJeroen Frijtershttp://weblog.ikvm.net/PermaLink.aspx?guid=35b39430-63e7-4807-a510-65ae70a8f5862015-06-25T06:59:31Z2015-06-25T06:59:31Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p> 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). </p></div> Jeroen2015-06-25T06:59:31ZDavid Dice: Accelerating Native Calls using Transactional MemoryDavid Dicehttps://blogs.oracle.com/dave/entry/accelerating_native_calls_using_transactional2015-06-17T19:09:07Z2015-06-17T19:09:07Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p><a shape="rect" href="https://blogs.oracle.com/dave/resource/wttm15-dice.pdf">Accelerating Native Calls using Transactional Memory</a> appears in <a shape="rect" href="http://www.gsd.inesc-id.pt/~salaa/wttm2015/html/index.html">WTTM 2015</a>. </p></div> Dave 2015-06-17T19:09:07ZDavid Dice: Refined Transactional Lock ElisionDavid Dicehttps://blogs.oracle.com/dave/entry/refined_transactional_lock_elision2015-06-11T16:03:49Z2015-06-11T16:03:49Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p><a shape="rect" href="https://blogs.oracle.com/dave/resource/Transact15-Dice-RefinedTLE.pdf">Refined Transactional Lock Elision</a> appears in <a shape="rect" href="http://transact2015.cse.lehigh.edu/">Transact 2015</a>. </p></div> Dave 2015-06-11T16:03:49ZDavid Gilbert: JFreeSVG 3.0David Gilberthttp://www.jroller.com/dgilbert/entry/jfreesvg_3_02015-06-09T16:43:05Z2015-06-09T16:43:05Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p>I'm happy to announce that <a shape="rect" href="http://www.jfree.org/jfreesvg/">JFreeSVG</a> version 3.0 has been uploaded to SourceForge. JFreeSVG is a fast and lightweight API for creating SVG content in Java. This release features:</p></div> David Gilbert2015-06-09T16:43:05ZJeroen Frijters: New Development SnapshotJeroen Frijtershttp://weblog.ikvm.net/PermaLink.aspx?guid=852ff0da-f4da-44b6-8d25-5261ca4139862015-06-09T11:50:20Z2015-06-09T11:50:20Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p> 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. </p></div> Jeroen2015-06-09T11:50:20Z