Java 2 Software Development Kit

The Java 2 SDK is mow available for Linux. Mr. Foxwell tells us all about it.

I can't think of a better platform and user community for Java than Linux. Now that Java 2 is available, with its advanced GUI features and flexible security model, I anticipate a major wave of new and interesting Java programs. The Blackdown team deserves applause for its efforts.


Harry Foxwell is a System Engineer for Sun Microsystems. He consults with Sun customers on Java technologies and solutions; he also maintains Sun's internal web resource of Linux information. In his “spare” time, he is pursuing a doctorate in Information Technology at George Mason University. You can reach him at