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April 15, 2013 By BitNami

BitNami Apache Solr Stack

BitNami Apache Solr provides a one-click install solution for Apache Solr. Download installers and virtual machines or run your own...

January 15, 2013 by

Apache moves Flex forward, should Flash be next?

Some say Macromedia-developed Flex framework and Adobe Flash are now irrelevant. But not current steward of Flex, Apache Software Foundation, which this week elevated the Flex SDK to a top level project and updated the code for Flash 10.2-11.5 and Java 7

July 29, 2011 by

Oracle releases 'buggy' Java SE7

Java Standard Edition 7 is the first full release since Oracle completed its purchase of Sun in 2010, but developers have reported bugs that can crash virtual machines, corrupt data and cause errors in applications

July 22, 2012 By BitNami

BitNami Tomcat Stack

Apache Tomcat implements the Servlet and JavaServer Pages specifications from the Java Community Process. It includes many additional...

July 16, 2012 By BitNami

BitNami JBoss Stack

JBoss is a open-source Java EE-based application server. An important distinction for this class of software is that it not only implements...

August 10, 2009 by

Java gets new math know-how

Apache Commons developers release major update to Apache Commons Math project, which is designed to extend Java with specialized mathematical and statistical components.

December 3, 2008 by

Microsoft's OOXML viewers, translators, SDK to help interop with Firefox, OpenOffice?

I must admit I'm more than a bit skeptical when any company, Microsoft in particular, goes out of its way to make rivals' software work better with its own, especially if it's a cash cow product.But here we are, nine months after Microsoft announced its document interoperability initiative, announcing the availability of improved document viewers, translators and software development kits to improve interoperability between Microsoft Office with OpenOffice, Firefox and Apache-Java.

November 14, 2007 by

Google Dalvik Virtual Machine Goes Head to Head With Java & .NET

Google’s Android software ‘stack’ for mobile devices appears to be underpinned by a more substantially game-changing technology than at first thought in the form of the Google Dalvik virtual machine. Android includes an operating system, middleware and a set of core applications with reusable components and on the surface is billed as being capable of running Java applications on mobile phones under the Apache Licence 2.

August 6, 2007 by

Google moves the numbers, press panics

Apache's share is declining because Google has switched its own servers to its own flavor of Apache -- the Google Front End server -- which makes extensive use of AJAX and server-side Java for faster page loads.

April 10, 2007 by

Sun mulls Apache's "Dear Jonathan" letter

Apache and Sun are sparing once again over the terms of the Java Compatibility Kit, a test suite that will be necessary if Apache ever wants to call their Harmony project "Java". ZDNet has confirmed that Sun executives are reviewing the letter in detail but aren't ready yet to provide a definitive response.

March 12, 2007 by

There's little chance Eclipse will suffer the same mistakes as Java

Now, don't get me wrong, the JCP (increasingly going to newer GPL licenses) still fulfills its role beautifully. It's performs a mostly non-commercial oversight function of an essential legacy environment. Make your fixes, contributions, and updates -- but take your new code contributions elsewhere. Java plus Eclipse plus Apache plus GPL Linux is what makes today's savvy enterprises, SaaS vendors, service providers, and internal development powerhouses (like Google) what they are: Lean, mean, agile, and low-cost infrastructure innovation machines.


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