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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

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An Inside Look at the Components of a Recommendation Engine
posted by caroljmcdonald on Apr 13, 2015
Recommendation engines help narrow your choices to those that best meet your particular needs. In this post, we’re going to take a closer look at...
Mojarra 2.3.0 Milestone 2 has been released!
posted by mriem on Apr 9, 2015
The JavaEE 8 process is underway and JSF 2.3 is making progress. We have just released our 2nd milestone. See
Maps and markers, the Magnolia way: the Google Places module
posted by rah003 on Apr 7, 2015
After a short hiatus from blogging, I’d like to show you something exciting today. I can’t take the credit for all of the work - the development was...
Java Project in Machine Learning
posted by jcmansigian on Apr 2, 2015
Java/Akka based technology models, each of which model a different technology, are active in a distributed Internet community. Any of the technology...
JavaOne Cloud, DevOps, Containers, Microservices etc. Track
posted by arungupta on Apr 1, 2015

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Seamless Minecraft Forge in NetBeans
Minecraft Forge is a common open source API focused on allowing mods to be created without the need...
Increasing Slow Query Performance with the Parallel Query Execution
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Mobilegeddon: Here's the Down Low
If you’ve browsed a tech site recently (and chances are you have if you’re reading this article),...
Faster VMs with Vagrant and Chef
Written by David Green for the Tasktop Blog. Preview Text:...
Java Developer: Final Countdown
Continuing my previous post I want to discuss two important topics. First – how to...