Launched the Java 6 Update 10
Sun has launched the Java 6 Update 10 that solves several issues and also brings some new features.
- Next Generation Java Plug-in
- New Direct3D Accelerated Rendering Pipeline for Microsoft Windows Platforms, Enabled by Default
- Applet Deployment using Java Network Launch Protocol
- Java Web App and Next Generation Web Browser Plugin
- Java Kernel
- Java Quick Starter
- JRE Update (static vs patch in place)
- Windows JRE Autodownload Files (online update only)
- Unsigned Java Applet Window Change on Windows
Also with this version you can create Translucent and Shaped Windows.
I am updating my Ubunty Hardy to test the new features.