[URL="http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk7/"]JDK 7[/URL] build 106 is available. Build 106 updates the HotSpot virtual machine to HotSpot 19 build number 06, adding an LLVM-based JIT known as [URL="http://openjdk.java.net/projects/zero/"]Shark[/URL], software floating point & cross-compilation support, the ability to build just the client JIT compiler, as well as a set of general fixes and improvements. You can check out the list of [URL="http://download.java.net/jdk7/changes/jdk7-b106.html"]changes[/URL] for details, and get the [URL="http://download.java.net/openjdk/jdk7/"]source code[/URL].
Slides for the many of the presentations from this year's JVM Language [URL="http://openjdk.java.net/projects/mlvm/jvmlangsummit/index.html"]Summit[/URL] have been [URL="http://wiki.jvmlangsummit.com/Main_Page"]published[/URL], including John Rose's presentation on [URL="http://wiki.jvmlangsummit.com/Gathering_the_threads:_JVM_Futures"]JVM Futures[/URL], Fredrik Öhrström' presentation on [URL="http://wiki.jvmlangsummit.com/Efficient_compilation_of_Lambdas_using_MethodHandles_and_JRockit"]Efficient compilation of Lambdas using MethodHandles and JRockit[/URL] and Lukas Stadler's presentation on [URL="http://wiki.jvmlangsummit.com/Coroutines_for_the_Java_Platform"]Coroutines for the Java Platform[/URL]. In addition, [URL="http://blogs.sun.com/abuckley/"]Alex Buckley[/URL]'s Oracle [URL="http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/techcastlive/index.html"]TechCast Live[/URL] fireside chat "Toward a Universal VM" is available [URL="http://medianetwork.oracle.com/media/show/15388?n=subCategory&nid=33"]online[/URL].
Over at [URL="http://openjdk.java.net/projects/coin/"]Project Coin[/URL], [URL="http://blogs.sun.com/darcy/"]Joe Darcy[/URL] [URL="http://blogs.sun.com/darcy/entry/project_coin_uniform_suppression"]updated[/URL] the specification of the try-with-resources statement to require uniform suppression of all throwables.
[URL="http://openjdk.java.net/projects/lambda/"]Project Lambda[/URL] has seen a lot of activity since [URL="http://blogs.sun.com/briangoetz/"]Brian Goetz[/URL] [URL="http://blogs.sun.com/briangoetz/entry/new_draft_of_defender_methods"]published[/URL] a new draft for interface evolution via ?public defender? methods, and called the community to [URL="http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/lambda-dev/2010-August/002078.html"]action[/URL] on the [URL="http://mail.openjdk.java.net/mailman/listinfo/lambda-dev"]mailing list[/URL] asking for feedback from developers trying the Project Lambda prototype out on real code bases, and share their experiences. Developers wanting to try out the prototype should follow the [URL="http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/lambda-dev/2010-August/002179.html"]build instructions[/URL], read the informal and basic [URL="http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/lambda-dev/attachments/20100804/41428f70/attachment.txt"]guide[/URL] on the provisional syntax currently implemented in the prototype and report their experiences on the [URL="http://mail.openjdk.java.net/mailman/listinfo/lambda-dev"]lambda-dev[/URL] mailing list.
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