October 5, 2012

Oracle’s Near-Future Plans for Java

At the JavaOne 2012 event, Oracle’s Hasan Rizvi detailed some of the company’s upcoming plans for the Java platform. Those plans include support for Sumatra, a new project aimed at finding ways to allow Java applications to take advantage of the additional computing power in graphics processing units (GPUs) and

IETF Begins Work on HTTP 2.0

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is beginning its efforts to update the HTTP standard. “It’s official: We’re working on HTTP/2.0,” tweeted IETF Hypertext Transfer Protocol working group chair Mark Nottingham. Julian Reschkeof, Alexey Melnikov and Martin Thomson will edit the working draft of the new protocol, which they plan