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Mitch Pronschinske12/30/10
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Daily Dose - Apple Making 3 iPad 2s?

According to an unnamed source, Apple could be planning to release three different versions of the iPad 2 next year: Wi-Fi only, UMTS + Wi-Fi, and CDMA.  The source was cited by DigiTimes, and also mentioned that Apple may be working on some anti-smudging...

Mitch Pronschinske12/29/10
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Daily Dose - Apple and App Makers Sued For Unauthorized Tracking

Affected customers have just sued Apple and other iOS app makers including Pandora and for allegedly letting advertisers create iOS user profiles without customer knowledge or consent.  These profiles included location information according to...

Mitch Pronschinske12/28/10
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Daily Dose - No More IDEs in F#'s Future?

MonoDevelop has recently added support for the recently open sourced F# .NET programming language.  Mono is the likely steward of the language, as they are the most active open source .NET technology shop.  However, they may be the last IDE to add support...

Mitch Pronschinske12/27/10
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Daily Dose - Git Usage Spreads Through JBoss and SpringSource

A lot of interest is moving towards Git and leaving Subversion for big names in Java like JBoss and SpringSource.  Spring recently wrote two articles covering Git usage in the Spring developer community, while JBoss recently migrated several projects to Git...

Mitch Pronschinske12/25/10
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Happy Holidays from DZone!

Thought we'd give you a little more holiday cheer with an appropriate webcomic for programmers.  Happy Holiday's from all of us here at DZone!Associated Text:"He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake, he's copied on...

Mitch Pronschinske12/23/10
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Daily Dose - Nexus One Will Also Get Gingerbread

A tweet from the Google Nexus feed confirms that the older "Nexus" model will also get the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update over the air in a few weeks.  The update should come around the same time as the Nexus S release, which will come with 2.3...

Mitch Pronschinske12/22/10
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Daily Dose - ICEfaces 2.0 - A Wintery, JSF 2-based Release

The ICEfaces team has delivered the major version 2.0 this week and as the number implies, it is built on top of the relatively new JSF 2.0 spec.  The new version contains enhancements in the JavaScript Client API, portlet development, minimized...

Mitch Pronschinske12/21/10
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Daily Dose - Weld Extensions 3.0 Beta 1 Now Available; Renamed "Seam Solder"

Early on there was some confusion about what Weld Extensions is and how it differs from Weld, and how it fits into Seam.  Well JBoss is clearing up some confusion with a renaming of the project to "Seam Solder," although they emphasize that this...

Mitch Pronschinske12/20/10
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Daily Dose - What's the Honeycomb Version Number?

It looks like Google may hold on to the Android 3.0 title for another more spectacular future release.  As it stands, a source reports that the next version of Android, codenamed "Honeycomb," will actually be version 2.4 and not 3.0.  The source...

Mitch Pronschinske12/18/10
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Daily Dose - GWT 2.1.1 - Just in Time for the Holidays

Google has just released an update to the Google Web Toolkit 2.1 released back in October.  The GWT Designer has added new annotations while the Google Plugin for Eclipse adds support for full J2EE publishing with Speed Tracer.  The GWT SDK has also gotten...

Mitch Pronschinske12/17/10
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Daily Dose - After Two Years, a New MySQL is Unveiled

It was two years ago when Sun released MySQL 5.1.  Today the open source project's formidable user base will finally get the next major release, MySQL 5.5.  The first major version produced by Oracle includes InnoDB by default, SIGNAL/RESIGNAL support for...

Mitch Pronschinske12/16/10
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Daily Dose - Firefox Creative Lead Leaves Mozilla

Aza Raskin, the current Creative Lead for Mozilla's Firefox browser, is leaving January 1,  2011 to found a new startup called Massive Health.  After two years at Mozilla, Raskin wrote a heartfelt farewell saying, "Firefox is a project you never want...

Mitch Pronschinske12/15/10
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Daily Dose - CloudBees Adds Another Java All-Star

A few weeks ago, CloudBees, a cloud infrastructure that lets developers write code, test it, and put it into production on a PaaS, acquired InfraDNA—the infant startup of Hudson creator Kohsuke Kawaguchi, who left Oracle this year.  I spoke with CloudBees...

Mitch Pronschinske12/14/10
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Daily Dose - Eclipse 3.7 and 4.1 Hit Milestone 4

Eclipse 3.7 "Indigo" and Eclipse 4.1, which is still aimed at early adopters, received new features in milestone 4 this week.  For both Eclipse versions, the milestone brings Equinox updates for the OSGi R4.3 spec, memory usage upgrades for p2, and...

Mitch Pronschinske12/13/10
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Daily Dose - Mozilla Jetpack Becomes 'Add-On SDK' - Reaches 1.0 Beta

The Mozilla Jetpack project, which is now changing its name, has reached version 1.0 Beta 1.  Its current APIs are quite stable and more will be implemented in the coming months.  Mozilla engineer Daniel Buchner has created a chart comparing Firefox,...