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NetBeans training in JHB and Cape Town

July 23rd, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , ,

Need to get up to speed with NetBeans? The good news is that SA company Jumping Bean has teamed up with Munich-based Eppleton, to offer a NetBeans training series. NetBeans is an open source development environment for creating Java applications. Mark Clarke of Jumping Bean tells us that the courses will be held in Johannesburg […]

Jumping Bean releases updated version of OpenBill

June 2nd, 2009 | 1 Comment » Tags: ,

OpenBill 1.2, a Java-based invoicing and contract management application, has been released by South African developer Jumping Bean. The new release includes both a number of bugfixes as well as a few key feature additions.

FreeBSD releases Java 6.0 binaries

August 28th, 2008 | No Comments » Tags: ,

The FreeBSD Foundation releases installable JDK JRE 6.0 binaries for FreeBSD 6.x and 7.x.

Fring adds Linux, Java support

July 18th, 2008 | 1 Comment » Tags: ,

Mobile phone application adds support for Linux- and Java-based cellphones.

Java finally free and open software

June 23rd, 2008 | 2 Comments » Tags: , ,

It’s been more than two years since Sun Microsystems announced plans to release Java as free software under the General Public Licence. But, finally, an open sourced Java looks to be a reality, thanks, in part, to Red Hat.

Sun wants to fully open source Java

April 24th, 2008 | No Comments » Tags: ,

Sun Microsystems is stepping up efforts to boost Java usage in Linux shops by working to remove some final encumbrances in the open source Java platform, Infoworld reports. Sun is hoping that by removing barriers, including some encryption libraries, graphics libraries, the sound engine, and some SNMP management code, Java will be able to be […]