Recently IBM developerWorks released two interesting resources.

The Jikes Compiler has just been released as an open source download from
IBM developerWorks. Some of Jikes most noteable qualities.

- New mingw compiler support (Gnu C compiler for Windows).
- New cross compiled capabilities. You can create windows binaries under
- Strict adherence to the language specification
- Extremely fast compile speed
- Built-in dependence analysis

Download Jikes from:,t=gr,p=jikes

JavaML article
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by Greg J. Badros explains the XML-based representation, called JavaML, which
is a more natural for tools and permits easy specification of numerous software-engineering
analyses by leveraging the abundance of XML tools and techniques.

Read article:,t=gr,p=JavaML

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