Java 6.0

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About Java 6.0(Mustang) Java Platform, Standard Edition (also known as Java 2 Platform) lets you develop and deploy Java applications on desktops and servers, as well as today’s demanding Embedded and Real-Time environments. Java SE includes classes that support the development of Java Web Services and provides the foundation for Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java […]

Console Support in Java 6.0

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Introduction The coolest feature in Java 6.0 is IO Support. One of the most popular feature requests for J2SE in recent times has been the request to improve console support and provide a way to enter passwords with echo disabled. also read: New Features in Java 6.0 – Par 1 New Features in Java 6.0 […]

Mapping Java Objects and XML Documents using JAXB in Java 6.0

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1) Introduction JAXB (Java API for XML Binding) technology which was included as part of JWSDP (Java Web Services Developer Pack) before, is now included with the Mustang Distribution. Simply put, it is a Mapping Technology for Java and XML Documents. Using JAXB, one can Generate XML Documents from Java Objects and also they can […]

JDBC 4.0 API in Java 6.0

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1) Introduction Java Database Connectivity allows Application Programs to interact with the Database to access the Relational Data. JDBC provides the Pluggable Architecture wherein any type of Java Compliant Drivers can be plugged-in even during the run-time. The JDBC API provides functionality to establish Connection to the back-end Database session which can execute the Queries […]

Java 6.0 Features Part – 2 : Pluggable Annotation Processing API

1) Introduction The first part of this article listed out the major new features of Java 6 (Mustang) related to areas like Common Annotations (JSR 250), Scripting Language for the Java Platform (JSR 223) and JDBC 4.0. This article assumed that Readers have got sufficiently fair bit of knowledge in the various concepts of Java […]

Introduction to Java 6.0 New Features, Part–1

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1) Introduction This article covers the various new features of Java 6, also known as Mustang. This article assumes that readers have sufficient knowledge over the concepts and terminologies in Java 5.0. For more information on Java 5.0, readers can vist the resources available in javabeat here. Though there is no significant changes at the […]

The Java 6.0 Compiler API

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Introduction One of the cool features available in Java 6.0 (Mustang) is the ‘Java Compiler API’. This API is a result of the JSR (Java Specification Request) 199 which proposes that there must be a standard way to compile java source files. The result of the JSR is the new ‘Java Compiler API’ and one […]

What is new in Java 6.0 Collections API?

In this article I will write about the new Collections APIs introduced in Java 6.0. Mustang has few interesting changes in the Collections APIs, one amoung them is the Deque. Deque is used for the Bi-Directional traversal. It has different implementations including BlockingDeque,ArrayDeque,etc. I will talk about the Deque and its various implementation, also few […]