Articles from JAmiga

Signs of life, or something

  • By: JAmiga
  • Posted on: 10 May 2017

Sounds like silence

The silence on the blog should not be taken as sign of abandonment. Work has been simmering slowly the last few months, however my actual paid work, and other stuff have taken most of my time.

Boys keep swinging

  • By: JAmiga
  • Posted on: 17 April 2016

When running the Swing applicaiton Jaguar, the AmigaGuide reader, I got exceptions due to some missing font stuff.

Swing it, magistern!

  • By: JAmiga
  • Posted on: 19 March 2016

Finally motivated by some inquiring posts on, and a donation, I've found some time to continue my Jamiga works. I'm now focusing on AWT/Swing. So, swing it magistern!

Mind sweeped

  • By: JAmiga
  • Posted on: 30 October 2015

Today I'm playing a game of Minesweep. I never really got the hang of that game, but I'm hoping that one day we might be able play some more intriguing games. On the Amiga, using JAmiga!

Interesting platform, but missing implementation here

  • By: JAmiga
  • Posted on: 21 March 2015

In my last blog entry (which was ages ago, I know!), I bragged about my OpenJDK efforts. Or bragged is perhaps not the word, but, I mentioned it. I sadly haven't had time to do much about OpenJDK lately, or my Amiga for that matter. But now things at work, and in my new house (yay!) are starting to go back to normal, giving me some time to tinker with JAmiga and OpenJDK.

And this is what I'm currently greeted with:


  • By: JAmiga
  • Posted on: 28 June 2014

In today's picture you can actually see AmigaOS running OpenJDK! Well, at least starting it.

Uri's messing with my forks

  • By: JAmiga
  • Posted on: 26 April 2014

I'm still stumped on the URI handling. Some mauve tests tries to assert the correctness of the URI and URL, returned by the two methods toURI(), and toURL() of a object (where the latter is now deprecated, in favour of the first one). However, the mauve tests cannot be correct, since it for the URI thinks a corect result is the path appended with a file separator, and for the URL result doesn't want the file separator. I.e.

Tests in progress

  • By: JAmiga
  • Posted on: 23 April 2014

Mauving forward (have I already used that pun...?)

I'm, as always, continuing my mauve testing. I might just spot stuff, that might make other stuff run.
I've been at this previosuly, but I'm now re-iterating the java-io tests. My progrss so far? See for yourselves: