Sun looks to jolt interest in Java

With its JavaOne conference under way, Sun aims to capitalize on the growing interest in so-called rich Internet applications.

CNET News staff
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With its JavaOne conference under way, Sun aims to capitalize on the growing interest in so-called rich Internet applications.

Newsmaker: Java goes back to the PC

James Gosling, who helped create Sun Microsystems' Java software, is working to bring it back to its desktop computing roots.
Photos: Gosling talks Java
May 11, 2007

Fancy Java in action: Iris photo editing

blog Aiming to show that its Java software is good for snazzy desktop software, Sun shows off a Java-based image editor that grafts onto Flickr.
May 11, 2007

Photos: Taking the lid off Project Blackbox

Sun's transportable working data center, now on a nationwide tour, makes a stop at JavaOne.
May 11, 2007

Photos: In S.F., it's all about Java

Scenes from JavaOne in San Francisco, from the Java-loving masses to the autonomous robots.
May 11, 2007

Open-source Java--except for the exceptions

Sun releases Java's source code under the GPL--except for some third-party chunks and the compatibility test kit.
May 9, 2007

Video: Gosling touts Java renaissance on PCs

CNET News.com's Stephen Shankland catches up with Java co-creator James Gosling and talks to him about the latest version.
May 9, 2007

Video: Java's rocky road to open source

Java co-creator James Gosling talks about how he views the software technology's current open-source status.
May 9, 2007

Sun aims for ultra-cheap cell phones

An alternative to a $100 laptop: Sun hopes selling JavaFX Mobile to phone makers will bring cheap Net access to the masses.
May 8, 2007

Sun open sources portal server

blog With OpenPortal, Sun launches an open-source project around its Java System Portal Server.
May 9, 2007

Photos: Sun dials up JavaFX Mobile

The company unveils a new version of its venerable software geared for small devices such as cell phones.
May 9, 2007

Schwartz: JavaFX can take on Flash

Creative professionals, you too can use Java--"no longer the domain of object-oriented programmers"--to build flashy Web sites and desktop apps.
May 8, 2007

Accenture builds on Spring Framework

blog Called Spring Batch, the open-source project is designed for writing batch jobs using the Java-based Spring Framework.
May 8, 2007

Video: Sun, NASA demo open-source 3D earth software

New open-source geospatial browser implements Java and incorporates NASA's visualization technology.
May 8, 2007

Video: Sun's Schwartz waxes positive

Jonathan Schwartz sounds off on JavaOne announcements, Adobe Systems and Microsoft competition, Wall Street heat and "green" benchmarks for computers.
May 8, 2007

Sun tries again with consumer-flavored Java

The server and software company comes full circle with Java, releasing a scripting language to ease desktop and device Java development.
Video: Sun launches JavaFX
May 7, 2007

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