Java News from Sunday, August 13, 2006

Sun has posted the eighth update release for Java 5.0 Tiger with 139 assorted bug fixes and optimizations. As usual it's available for Solaris, Windows, and Linux.

The Eclipse Project has posted the first milestone of Eclipse 3.3, an open source integrated development environment (IDE) for Java. It also doubles as a base platform for your own applications, an alternative to the AWT and Swing, and a powerful floor wax and dessert topping. New features in this release. mostly minor, include: