It is a big week for Java

Next week will be a big (and very important) week for Java. There has been a lot of doubt, speculation, hope, concern, fear about the future of Java since Sun Microsystems was acquired by Oracle. Does it mean the start of a ‘golden era’ of development and growth or is the end of and time…

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Useful PDF tools – pdfedit

Developing a PDF viewer means spending a lot of time ripping apart PDF files to see what exactly is going on. So I am always on the lookout for good tools which allow you to analyse and drill down inside a PDF file. With the increased used of Compressed objects in PDF files (where data…

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Oracle and Java

We always felt that things needed to change in the Java world so have been keenly waiting to see what Oracle would do with Java… Well we got our first clues, last week with a letter from Oracle. Sent by express Fedex from California, the good news is that Oracle clearly has money to spend…

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