Java News from Thursday, March 10, 2005

Gaudenz Alder has released JGraph 5.4.2, a free-as-in-speech (GPL/MPL) graph component for Swing that requires Java 1.3 or later. JGraph is accompanied by Graphpad, an open-source diagram editor for Swing that offers Automatic Layout, Printing, Zoom, and much more. 5.4.2 fixes bugs and improves performance. It is available in English, German and French.

Excelsior has posted the first release candidate of JET 3.7 for Linux and Windows. Excelsior JET is a Java virtual machine that uses a combination of a traditional machine code compiler and just-in-time compilation from byte code. JET costs start at $200 and run up to $2300 depending on which version and how much support you want. Support is available by e-mail and Web site only.