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Daily Dose: Bright New Release of Google Chrome 10

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Daily Dose: Bright New Release of Google Chrome 10

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The new Google Chrome is all about simplicity and ease of use.  Users can easily perform simple tasks like importing bookmarks and setting their browser's homepage.  Sandboxing has been extended to Flash Player, increasing overall security while adding an extra layer of protection against malicious webpages. As with the previous version of Chrome, Google Chrome 10 comes with Flash Player embedded in the download.

Apache Lets Tomcat 7.0.10 Out of the Bag

The new Apache Tomcat 7.0.10 has been released today.  Changes to the program include better reporting of missing files, improved SSL renegotiation, and improved shut-down speed.  Overall security has also been enhanced. You can download the beta here.

Release of Fedora 15 Alpha

The Alpha version of Fedora 15, aka "Lovelock," is available for download.  Although the release comes a week later than anticipated, the improvements are well-worth the wait.  Lovelock includes all of the core features slated for the final version of Fedora 15.  Linux 2.6.38 serves as the kernel for this release candidate.  One of the biggest course changes in the Alpha version is the switch to GNOME 3, creating a simpler user experience. A final release of Fedora 15 is schedule for May 17th.

Flash 10.3 Cranks up the Audio Tooling

You won't find this power in your basic <audio> tag; Adobe has released Beta 10.3 for developer download.  Significant improvements have been made to the audio tools, specifically those targeted toward the development of Net-based voice communication software.  The new tools can cancel noise/echoes, detect when speech has stopped or started, and correct microphone levels.  On a related note, Adobe is working with pure web-standards developers by introducing Adobe Wallaby, a program that re-writes Flash elements to be Web standards-compliant.

Generating Java classes dynamically through Java compiler API

Here's an interesting look at dynamic class generation using a Java compiler API. Thanks to Upendra Chintala for this top link!

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