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Internet, Unix en security

A goodbye to Java

In the past I already removed Flash and Mono from my systems due to security concerns, but since CVE-2011-3544 it was the final call for Java. It took some dependency checking as Debian was replacing OpenJDK with GCJ or vice versa in most cases, but the command below finished that on a lot of systems. […]

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Internet, Unix en security

Adopting NetBeans

I’m from the Borland “blue” IDE generation and it was my favorite IDE for both Pascal as C/C++. But somewhere around Borland C/C++ 4.5 they changed to a Windows-interface and I was horrified at the time. I never found a good replacement and I tried a lot. KDeveloper looked promising, but limited to KDE-only at […]

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Internet, Unix en security

JavaOne 2009

Java has had a bad start and has a bad image, but it appears to change as also shows during JavaOne 2009. The changes with Java 5 and Java 6 are starting to show for the better. But the most important highlights for now are JavaFX, project Jigsaw and the Java Store. If I needed […]

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Technologie & techniek

Java Web Start

Er kunnen veel dingen worden geschreven over Java, maar sommige features zijn best mooi ontworpen waardoor je je afvraagt hoe men z’n visie kon hebben zoveel jaar geleden. En ook een sterk geloof om er aan te blijven werken. Een van die features is Java Web Start waarbij een Java Runtime Environment en een kleine […]