Java News from Wednesday, February 16, 2005

The NetBeans Project has posted the the first beta (after a couple of alphas) of profiler based on Sun Labs' JFluid. It can profile memory and CPU usage. New features in this beta include remote profiling, integration wizards for many web/application servers, and numerous bug fixes. NetBeans 4.0 or 4.1 is required.

IBM's alphaWorks has released version 1.2.4 of the IBM Toolkit for MPEG-4, a Java class library for working with MPEG-4 video and audio. Version 1.2.4 provides various minor improvements including new Swing and SWT player SDK samples.