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Java 7 Roundup (July 31st)

31 Jul 2007

This is a weekly update on new Java 7 information. All current and previous information is maintained on my Java 7 page.

Java 7 build 16 was released last week – see the change list for more info.


Stephen Colebourne has posted the 4th design principle, Extensibility for JSR 310, the new Date and Time API.

Chris Haddad posted some objections to the XQuery for Java API (JSR 225).

More info: JSR 310 JSR 225


There were a couple of articles posted about presentations on the Java 7 Swing frameworks (JSR 296 Swing Application Framework, JSR 295 Bean Binding, etc). See Evan Summers’s presentation and Chet Haase’s presentation at OSCON.

Danno Ferrin posted on some updates to the Groovy layer for JSR 295 based on the recent changes from feedback.

More info: JSR 296 JSR 295

Language Proposals

Neal Gafter posted an interesting piece on internal vs external iterators and how closures make internal iterators palatable in Java.

More info: Closures


Cliff Click from Azul did an awesome nterview with The Server Side which talks about tiered compilation and a lot of other interesting Java stuff. Definitely my favorite read of the links this week.

More info: Tiered compilation