In the news.

Usually Cyberduck is featured in the nowadays popular I use these 10 OS X applications blog entries which thrills me, but this one is different: Elliotte Rusty Harold has written an article published at IBM developerworks titled Java 2007: The year in preview.
First, I had to think of myself when I read of the “(…) satisfied IntelliJ IDEA users will continue to wonder what all the fuss is about [the competition between Netbeans and Eclipse], confident in their belief that it’s the best Java IDE available. (…)” and secondly I was delighted if not proud to see the name of my own little software engineering effort appear in the Client GUIs section which reads “(…) Although many people haven’t noticed, the Java platform has been a real presence on the desktop for four or five years now. More than a few quality desktop applications have been written in Java code, including RSSOwl, Limewire, Azureus, Eclipse, NetBeans, Cyberduck, and others. These applications are written in nearly every GUI toolkit available including Swing, AWT, SWT, and even platform-native toolkits such as Mac OS X’s Cocoa. (…)“. Read the full article here.