Oracle officials also talked about Project Easel, which is intended to bring advanced tooling for HTML5 to the NetBeans IDE. The project leverages Java EE and supports Oracle's Project Avatar, which has featured a hybrid programming model for dynamic rich clients.
Also in Java news Sunday, AMD announced it is collaborating with Oracle on Project "Sumatra." This project will enable GPUs (graphics processing units) to be leveraged within the JVM for use in processing data and has been accepted as an OpenJDK project. Sumatra will let developers access GPUs for compute and data processing capabilities rather than just for visual effects. AMD anticipates Sumatra capabilities being be implemented in the Java SE 9 timeframe.