Welcome to the first ONJava.com newsletter for 2003! If you spent the holidays with your families and friends (or stuck in a server room somewhere), here's what you may have missed. ("Missed" in the sense that you "miss" work during your holidays :).
Chris Adamson considers the recently-defanged Java Media Framework "almost useless". It can't even play MP3s, anymore! Should you completely give up on JMF? No -- because its plugin architecture allows you to use the competing QuickTime for Java. Read more in Java Media Development with QuickTime for Java.
If you've seen US phone commercials lately, you've seen the first stabs at microgame support. With J2ME, Java's starting to look like a good choice for the mobile platform. Game developer David Fox introduces micro Java game development in Your First Micro Java Game.
To conclude the week, we begin a new book excerpt series from O'Reilly's new Java Enterprise Best Practices. Author Jason Hunter discusses how to speed up your servlets with caching.
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