Wednesday Feb 23, 2011

JDK 7 Developer Preview

Feature-complete, reasonably stable, and now ready for wider download and test![Read More]

Thursday Feb 03, 2011

OpenJDK Community Bylaws and Governing Board

A draft is now available—questions, comments, and suggestions welcome![Read More]

Friday Jan 14, 2011

JDK 7 is Feature-Complete

Now we just need to finish the JSRs and fix all the bugs[Read More]

Tuesday Nov 16, 2010

A JSR Quartet

Allegro, allegretto, adagio, presto[Read More]

Monday Oct 11, 2010

IBM to join OpenJDK

One giant leap of community growth[Read More]

Sunday Oct 10, 2010

Plan B: The details

Sooner, and later[Read More]

Monday Sep 20, 2010

It’s time for … Plan B

Sooner, not later[Read More]

Wednesday Sep 08, 2010

Re-thinking JDK 7

Sooner, or later?[Read More]

Thursday Dec 10, 2009

Closures for Java: The Straw Man

I'd keep all my cores so busy, a-humming in a tizzy, if I only had a lambda … [Read More]

Wednesday Dec 02, 2009

Closures for Java: The Q&A

Why now, why this, why not that, why ‘#’?[Read More]

Tuesday Nov 24, 2009

Closures for Java

It’s time. [Read More]

Friday Nov 13, 2009

JDK 7 Milestone 5

Some small language changes, a fork/join framework, a layer component for Swing, faster sorting, and more—now available for download![Read More]

Thursday Jul 30, 2009

JDK 7 Milestone 4

Now available for download[Read More]

Tuesday Mar 24, 2009

JDK 7

Engage! [Read More]

Tuesday Dec 02, 2008

Project Jigsaw

A modular JDK, modular applications, a modular Java Platform—make it so![Read More]

Monday Dec 01, 2008

The Modular Java Platform

What’s sauce for the goose, and for the gander, is also sauce for the meta-goose[Read More]

Sunday Nov 30, 2008

Packaging Java code

To JAR hell—and back again[Read More]

Monday Nov 24, 2008

The massive, monolithic JDK

The benefits and hazards of monotonically accretive, deeply interconnected platform evolution[Read More]

Tuesday Oct 07, 2008

Wouldn’t it be cool?

It’s good to have dreams.[Read More]

Friday Feb 22, 2008

Slides from “The State of OpenJDK” @ FOSDEM 2008

Live from the Free Java Meeting at FOSDEM 2008 … [Read More]

Thursday Feb 14, 2008

Happy Valentine's Day!

I ❤ code—and documents too! [Read More]

Tuesday Dec 18, 2007

Slides from “OpenJDK: The First Year” @ JavaPolis 2007

The slides from my talk last week at JavaPolis 2007. [Read More]

Tuesday Dec 04, 2007

Goodbye TeamWare, hello Mercurial!

The OpenJDK code base for JDK 7 now officially resides in our brand new Mercurial repositories. Life is good![Read More]

Thursday Nov 08, 2007

Upcoming gig: JavaPolis 2007

See you in Antwerp![Read More]

Monday Nov 05, 2007

Welcome, Red Hat!

This just in … Red Hat has signed both the Sun Contributor Agreement and the OpenJDK Community TCK License. [Read More]

Thursday Nov 01, 2007

Mercurial rocks!

Whooosh! [Read More]

Thursday Oct 11, 2007

Publishing code reviews

One of the engineering practices that’s served the JDK development team well for many years now is that of peer-based code reviews. What’s the most expedient way to enable any OpenJDK contributor to publish code-review materials on the open web for all to see? [Read More]

Thursday Oct 04, 2007

Constitutional conversations commence

The OpenJDK Governance Board held its first two meetings this past July. The minutes have just been posted; herewith the highlights. [Read More]

Thursday Jun 07, 2007

OpenJDK Community Cosmology

Every community needs a creation myth. Here’s ours.[Read More]

Monday Jun 04, 2007

Slides from “OpenJDK Project Report” @ JavaOne 2007

I’ve posted the slides from my JavaOne talk. [Read More]
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