Java 2, Standard Edition
is a core component of Mac OS X, making it possible for Mac OS X users to utilize software developed using the cross-platform application standard. Apple on Tuesday released
Java 1.4.2 Update 1, an updated version of that Java software that provides support for JDK 1.4.2_05, improved behavior for applets in Safari, and increased stability for desktop Java applications. The update is available for download through the Software Update system preference pane.