It’s official: GWT 2.0.0 (with SpeedTracer)

Finally, as anticipated Google set the “release” tag on GWT 2.0 and announced it at its Campfire One event yesterday. In addition to the well-known major new features (development mode, Code splitting, UiBinder, ResourceBundle), Google comes with a new tool named Speedtracer to measure the performance of Ajax applications inside the browser. SpeedTracer is only available for Chrome
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GWT 2.0 RC2 available

The release is coming closer… Christmas gift anyone? GWT 2.0 RC2 is available from this link. The Google plugin for Eclipse has been updated as well to 1.2 RC2 Caution Windows users who installed the IE plugin, you’ll have to uninstall it and install a new version (details there).

“Is Oracle Good for Java?”

Continuing the series, here’s Bert Ertman’s opinion after Oracle’s OpenWorld : (…) To sum things up so far, Oracle’s message is about integrating everything into a single (bright red colored) solution. They deserve credit for the way their current stack seems to deliver to that promise. However, Java’s promise has always been about opening everything
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GWT 2.0 milestone 2

John Labanca: We are excited to release the second milestone build for GWT 2.0 today. This milestone is essentially feature complete, and provides somewhat more stability in the various bits of core functionality that will be coming in GWT 2.0. The full announcement in GWT groups The download