June 30, 2004

Sun's JDIC and JDNC: A Cross-Platform ActiveX?

sjvn writes "In the shadow of Sun's Project Looking Glass announcements, two other open-source projects make building desktop-friendly Java applications easier."

SAN FRANCISCOâSun Microsystems has focused a lot of attention on its newly open-sourced Looking Glass three-dimensional user interface here at the JavaOne Conference. But a pair of technologies that Sun quietly released as open source last week will have a much more immediate effect on the success of Java on the desktop.

Last week, Sun Microsystems Inc. licensed a pair of the underlying technologies of the Java Desktop System under the open-source LGPL (GNU Lesser General Public License).

Link: Sun's JDIC and JDNC: A Cross-Platform ActiveX?

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