Just a round-up of some major software releases happening:
- Java 6 update 10 – a new version of java that is more lightweight and quicker to load applets.
- The 6.5 version of the Java development environment Netbeans is due out next month, or you can grab the release candidate now.
- Ubuntu Intrepid – the next version of Ubuntu will be released this week.
- OpenOffice 3.0, a free open source alternative to Microsoft Office, was released. You can now open and edit pdf files using openoffice extensions.
- A new version of the Arduino circuit board (Duemilanove) was also released.