LJ Archive

Linux Journal Issue #30/October 1996


What is Java, Really?  by Rudi Cilibrasi
Let's Skip the hype. This article explains what Java is and points you to the right places if you want to dive in.
Flicker-free Animation Using Java  by Paul Buchheit
Currently the most popular use of Java seems to be in building applets. This article shows you not only how to make an applet, but how to make it look good.
That First Gulp of Java  by Brian Christeson and John D. Mitchell
A relatively new technology, Java has experienced phenomenal growth. Why? Read on.

News and Articles

My Next Pentium Is A DEC Alpha  by Bryan W. Headley
Is a DEC Alpha a solution if you want a really fast Linux system? Here is one person's experience that may help you decide.
DEC AXP Review  by Bryan Phillippe
Faster than a speeding bullet, able to leap tall buildings ... it's Digital's AXP (aka Alpha) computer.


Letters to the Editor  
From the Publisher   The Politics of Freedom  
New Column   Linux Means Business  
Stop the Presses  
Kernel Korner   Network Buffers and Memory Management  
Linux Means Business   Using Sendmail as a Multi-Platform Mail Router  
Product Review   The Java Reference Package from SSC  
Take Command   apropos  
New Products  

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