Vol 71 Issue 3 2004-01-19 Article 12088 from section "News"

Making Java Technology More Accessible Than Ever

Sun introduced a new Web site for Java[TM] technology developers who
create products for Linux. The site,, will offer software
tools and project infrastructure required to support collaborative
development projects.

Rich Green, vice president, Sun Developer Platforms Group, said, "Sun is
making Java technology more accessible than ever to the broadest range
of developers -- from individual to enterprise developers -- with an
expansive community development and support program. At our Linux
community portal at, we will strive to create a leading
destination for Java technology developers on Linux where they can
collaborate and get support for the creation Java technology-based
projects for Linux."

The site will also provide community-based communication channels such
as weblogs, "wikis" and other popular interactive features pioneered on

The Linux Java Developer site offers a place for developers of Java
technology and Linux to meet and share issues and concerns. There are
opportunities to highlight problems, provide solutions or host your own

Community contact, Chris DiBona, has written an introduction to the
site, explaining its mission and his reasons for involvement and what
needs to be done.

Details at

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