VirtualBox 2.0 gains an SDK

By Doug Schaefer

When you’re an Eclipse developer like I am who is taking advantage of
Eclipse’s cross-platform capabilities, you need to have a bunch of
platforms to test your work on. The incredible growth of virtualization
on the desktop over recent years has been a huge help for us who don’t
necessarily want their offices filled with a dozen machines.

I’ve tried them all and settled on VirtualBox,
which was recently bought by Sun, as my Windows Laptop solution (I use
KVM on my Linux desktop box). It has the best handling of screen
resizing I’ve seen and thanks to the great support for this in recent
Linux distros, the window for the VM flows nicely into my daily
workflow.

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