openjdk

  • Alphabet CEO Larry Page defends Android’s use of Java APIs in court

    Alphabet CEO Larry Page defends Android’s use of Java APIs in court

    Alphabet CEO and Google co-founder Larry Page defended his company’s development of the Android platform today during an ongoing legal battle with Oracle. Oracle sued Google in 2010, claiming that Android developers copied sections of proprietary code from Java. Google has maintained that the code in question was open source and free for its engineers to use, and that the implementation… Read More

  • Apple Joins OpenJDK To Open Source Mac OS X Java Technology

    Apple just announced that it is joining Oracle’s OpenJDK project to open source the Java technology for Mac OS X. OpenJDK is a free and open source implementation of the Java programming language. According to the release, Apple will “contribute most of the key components, tools and technology required for a Java SE 7 implementation on Mac OS X, including a 32-bit and 64-bit… Read More