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Java Posse 74

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Updated 2006-10-28 00:38

Summary

Terms and technologies mentioned in episode 74 of http://javaposse.com/.

Tools / Technologies

ToolDescription
rubyinterpreted OO scripting language
closurepassing block of code as a parmeter
annotations@... tags that add metadata (- to classes and methods etc.)
continuationssaving a copy of call stack (- at a point in time)
Rifeweb UI framework
genericslets you give types to collections (- Java 5 feature)
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Tools / Technologies II

ToolDescription
JSR 199API to compile classes
SWTalternative to swing (- more native interface)
jFlubberDick's app (- marks mistakes in podcasts)
MyEclipseEclipse plugin with many features
NeoOfficeOpenOffice for the Mac
MustangJava 6 SE (- Codename)
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Tools / Technologies III

ToolDescription
Star office SDKembed star office in your java app
gpokrpoker game written in GWT
GWTGoogle Web Toolkit
Tapestryweb UI framework
DOJOjavascript toolkit
AJAXAsynchronous Java and XML (- lets web pages call server without a page refresh)
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Tools / Technologies IV

ToolDescription
JSONJavascript Object Notation
SwingWebweb ui framework (- converts swing apps into web apps)
AerithDocuments vacations (- swing-based app, open source, from Sun)
java browser editionproposed compact download (- to compete with flash, etc.)
JSR 301portlet bridge specification for JSF
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New versions mentioned

ToolVersion
Java Studio Enterprisenew 8.1 beta
code.google.comCompetitor for Sourceforge
MyEclipse5.0
NEO Office2.0 Beta for Mac
Tapestry4.1
SwingWeb1.0
Crystal reports for Eclipse1.0
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