Monday Mar 23, 2009

New Core Tech Tip: Overhauling the Java UTF-8 Charset

In Overhauling the Java UTF-8 Charset, Sun engineer Xueming Shen talks about why the UTF-8 charset implementation in JDK 7 now rejects non-shortest-form UTF-8 byte sequences. Two words: security and performance.

Monday Apr 07, 2008

New Sample in Java Deployment Toolkit

The Java Deployment Toolkit has added new methods for beta users to deploy pre-release Java. To deploy Java SE 6 Update 10 early access, simply call the deployJava.setEarlyAccess('true') and provide an URL to the early access download.

To see the sample or try out the sample of this method, please visit the Java Deployment Toolkit testing guideline.
 

Tuesday Feb 26, 2008

6uN-b12 is now available with New Plug-In documentations

Java SE 6 Update N b12 is now available for download! Please see the release note for a list of bug fixes.

We have included new documentations for the New Plug-In. It provides detail descriptions of the exciting features in New Plug-In. These include how to set VM parameters per applet and how to run applets in separate VMs.

Deploy Java with Deployment Toolkit, and Java Kernel. Load your applets in the New Plug-In. Observe the performance enhancements with Java QuickStarter and hardware acceleration support. Last but not least, switch your GUI apps to the new Look and Feel, Nimbus.

We want to know what you think about the new features! Please send us your comments or report any bugs you've found:

 



 

Friday Jan 25, 2008

Java SE 6uN-b11 Early Access is Available

Download Java SE 6 Update N build 11 

For a list of fixes, please see the Summary of Changes for b11.

The previous issue of Kernel install on Vista has been fixed, and you can test it now

Please provide us your feedback!

Tuesday Jan 15, 2008

Java Kernel is now available!!!

Java Kernel is now available for testing in 6uN-b10!

You can download the Kernel installer from the 6uN EA site.

For more information about Java Kernel, please see the Java Kernel FAQ.

For a list of bug fixes and summary of changes, please see the Summary of Changes for b10.

Last but not least, the 6uN EA site has posted a schedule of 6uN for your reference. Please try out the new build and let us know your feedbacks! For Java Kernel issues, please post them on the JRE Installer & Auto Update Forum.

 

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