Java News from Monday, November 20, 2006

It's interesting that just as Sun and Java are finally jumping into the free-software pool with both feet, Novell is starting to climb out of that same pool. I don't think this is going to make any project switch from Mono to Java overnight, but this is certainly going to make some people think twice. Could this be the beginning of the end for .NET on anything but Windows?

Object Refinery Limited has released JFreeChart 1.0.3. This release features a new DialPlot class, a new XYErrorBarRenderer class, updatable markers, performance improvements for the time period classes, a sortable pie dataset, various new IntervalXYDataset implementations, and the usual slew of bug fixes. JFreeChart is free software under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public Licence (LGPL), and requires Java version 1.3.1 or later.