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Welcome to JavaDesktop, a gathering place for members of the Java™ platform's graphical user interface (GUI) community. Here you'll find news, discussions, technical articles, and open source projects that use the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE™) APIs to produce applications with rich client interfaces. (If you're looking for information on the Sun Java Desktop System, you can find it at sun.com.)

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JavaLand 2015 Wrap-Up
posted by edburns on Mar 30, 2015
JavaLand 2015 Wrap Up After months of preparation, it all came down to three days of intense execution, and I was just one speaker. I can only...
Private Certificate Authority
posted by evanx on Mar 24, 2015
In a recent blog entry, I publicized my Final Quadrilogy of articles on Java SSL.
Minecraft Modding Course at Elementary School - Teach Java to Kids
posted by arungupta on Mar 22, 2015
Cross posted from weblogs.java.net/blog/arungupta/archive/2015/03/22/minecraft-modding-course-elementary-school-teach-java-kids
Java at London techhub's most successful startup
posted by jacksjpt on Mar 16, 2015
I thought some of you might be interested in hearing about Java and the Java dev team at a startup that's grown beyond the initial stage.
MVC vs JSF a bit of a different perspective
posted by mriem on Mar 13, 2015
Now that both JSRs are in full swing I am going to offer you all a bit of a different perspective between the 2 technologies. As I have stated...
 

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