Java SE 6's New Scripting and Compiling Goodies: "Java SE 6's New Scripting and Compiling Goodies
Among the most intriguing features of the first Java SE 6 release candidate are the capabilities the new scripting and compiling APIs deliver.
by Eric Bruno
November 28, 2006
Since I wrote a DevX article on the first beta release of Java Standard Edition (SE) version 6 in February of this year, two new early-access versions have been released. This article discusses the first Java SE 6 release candidate, a feature-complete, almost fully tested implementation of the newest version of desktop Java. While the article in February focused on many GUI features (and declared Java SE 6 a desktop winner), this one focuses on some other new features and improvements, namely scripting and the compiler API."