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Next version of Java (JDK 6.0) to improve the OpenGL-based Java 2D pipeline

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Aug 08, 2005

Desktop Java will add many new features and functionality in the next release of the Java Platform, Standard Edition. This includes an enhanced Swing look and feel, enhanced text anti-aliasing, internationalization, and for Java 2D, a rearchitecture of the multithreaded rendering code for the OpenGL rendering pipeline, to make Java 2D graphics faster and more stable, (Sun made the Java2D library a single threaded OpenGL client to achieve a significant improvement in performance in many areas).

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