XML.com: XML Parser Benchmarks: Part 1 – Javolution and Woodstox are the winners of the StAX parsers. Woodstox has the advantage of being JSR 173 conforming StAX parser, which makes it usable for more applications.
Java FX – O’Reilly ONJava Blog – Java FX is a new extension to Java that gives developers a consistent experience for building rich web/desktop apps all the way down to to handheld device applications with Interactivity, animation and ease of use that rivals Ajax, Flash and Silverlight
JavaOne 2007, Day One: Making Web Apps Easy – Today, JavaOne 2007 showcased a complete open source technology stack that lets you develop and deploy web applications quickly and easily, including JRuby, Rails, NetBeans, and Glassfish.
Sun tries again with consumer-flavored Java | CNET News.com – "Javafx should be the sweet spot for Java. It’s kind of tragic that Sun screwed up so badly with the applet performance and browser incompatibility in the late 1990s," said Richard Monson-Haefel, an analyst at the Burton Group. "JavaFX Script has an oppor
I am a total Java geek that lives in Brookfield - WI (Milwaukee), making my living as an architect/developer, spending all my time with Java, J2EE, OO, Linux, and open source. In my spare time, when I am not in front of my computers, I spend every other minute with my other loves: My wife and daughter, books, music, guitars, Formula-1 racing and SCI-FI shows like StarGate and others.
At work, I spend most of my time dealing with architectural and security issues with plenty of work and personal play-time going into discovering the latest tool, framework, etc that will allow us to work faster, smarter and deliver better results. A lot of my time is also spent fire-fighting issues and coming up with solutions to interesting problems. :)
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