Java News from Saturday, November 11, 2006

Novell has released Mono 1.2, an open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET framework that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, and Windows. New features in this release include:

Joshua Marinnaci has started an incubator project for the Misc API (org.jdesktop.jdic.misc) for small buts of native functionality. Currently this package contains the following APIs:

Java 1.4 or later is required.

Jean-Marie Dautelle has released Javolution 4.0.2, a library that supports hard real-time compliant, multithreaded programming through concurrent algorithms, thread-safe collection classes, preallocated objects, and object recycling. It also includes a forked SAX that replaces java.lang.String with CharArray and CharSequence "to avoid forcing dynamic object allocations." Javolution is published under a BSD license.