If you install the latest Java update, released yesterday, on OS X Lion or OS X Mountain Lion, it will not only delete the Java web-plugin, but it will delete something you didn’t expect… Java Preferences.app. Apple did make note of this, in the security descriptor notes for the update, but nowhere in the notes […]
After well over a year of delays, Oracle has finally shipped consumer-friendly versions of Java 7 SE for Apple’s OS X. But, you need this primer to understand it all.
Apple and Oracle long ago announced that Oracle would be taking over work on Java for Mac OS X, following Snow Leopard. The OpenJDK Project for Mac OS X was formed, with the intention of offering Oracle’s JRE and JDK for both Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7. Unfortunately, Lion appears to be progressing much […]