Oracle Java[tm] 8u202 last supported version for JogAmp

Oracle Binary Code License

Around January 2019, Oracle made its last Java[tm] release, namely 8u202, under their Oracle Binary Code License Agreement for the Java SE Platform Products and JavaFX, last updated 21 September 2017.

This binary license still allows personal and commercial users to use and distribute their binary freely, i.e. commercially use the JDK + JRE, bundle the application w/ the JRE and even distribute the JDK unchanged within an electronic magazine. Continue reading “Oracle Java[tm] 8u202 last supported version for JogAmp”

Call for Compliance of Java(tm) Technology with the 4 Freedoms of Software

While being asked about JavaFX and whatever other Oracle, Google or
whatever technology, all I can say: I don’t really care – as long it’s free
and complies w/ the 4 freedoms of software.

Lately Oracle even made the proposal JEP 178: Statically-Linked JNI Libraries,
allowing Java applications using JNI within a statically deployed runtime. Read: May work on Apple’s iOS. Continue reading “Call for Compliance of Java(tm) Technology with the 4 Freedoms of Software”

JogAmp @ SIGGRAPH 2012

JogAmp: 2D/3D & Multimedia Across Devices

Tuesday, 7 August 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

JogAmp provides OpenGL and OpenCL across devices using Java. Showcasing font,
UI and video, high-level API utilization (Ardor3D, Java3D, etc.), and
applications on Android, Linux, Window, OSX, and Solaris.

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Jogl/JogAmp RC6 Beta / Linux Armv7 Builds

Besides adding proper Mac OS X support (10.5.8 – 10.7.*, incl. OpenJDK7),
OpenGL 4.2 and latest EGL, ES1 and ES2 extension updates and lot’s of stabilization’s,
Xerxes Rånby and myself worked on a proper Linux ARMv7 support.
Both were able to test on Omap4 (Pandaboard ES), Tegra2 (AC100), where Xerxes also tested on other machines, eg. Nokia N9 MeeGo. Continue reading “Jogl/JogAmp RC6 Beta / Linux Armv7 Builds”