When the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory's (JPL) Mars Exploration Rover, Spirit, successfully landed on Mars on January 3, 2004, Java was there too. The Mars Rovers devices, developed by the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) development team in conjunction with Wind River, use the ...
Jan. 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 44,227 Replies: 11
Innoopract has announced the World Wide Web Windowing Toolkit (W4T) Eclipse Plug-In, which provides a visual method for Java developers to create Web user interfaces to their applications.
Jan. 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 8,021 Replies: 1
SOURCENEXT Corporation, a Japanese computer products distributor, will provide Sun's StarSuite 7 Office Productivity Suite, a core part of the Sun Java Desktop System, at retail locations in Japan and via Internet downloads.
Jan. 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 4,349
Capybara Games, a Toronto based developer of mobile games, has announced the launch of its new Website and the development of two titles for J2ME enabled handsets.
Jan. 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 5,612
Sun Microsystems, Inc. and the NetBeans.org open source community have announced that the NetBeans software and community have been named a finalist in two categories for the 19th Annual Codie Awards: Best Software Development Product and Best OpenSource Project or Service.
Jan. 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 6,202 Replies: 1
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the largest health insurer in Massachusetts, providing healthcare coverage to more than 2.4 million members has purchased and plans to deploy the Sun Java Enterprise System.
Jan. 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 11,694
Sun Microsystems, Inc. reported results today for its fiscal 2004 second quarter, which ended December 28, 2003. Revenues for the second quarter of fiscal 2004 were $2.888 billion, a sequential increase of 13.9 percent and a year-over-year decline of 0.9 percent as compared with $2.915...
Jan. 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 6,120 Replies: 2
Sun Microsystems, Inc. has announced the next generation of its on-line developer workspace, Sun Developer Network (sun.com/developers). The enhanced program and integrated Web site features sophisticated network computing, Web services and Java technology-based tools.
Jan. 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 6,188
'So where is it all going?' It's the question every technology sage is always asked, and yet, of course, it's the question that's the most difficult to answer. Here at JDJ we decided nonetheless to ask a welter of the brightest and most prescient i-technology professionals what they ar...
Jan. 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 58,602
IBM's Robert S. Sutor, who will be keynoting at Edge 2004 International Developer Conference & Expo next month when he'll be discussing how Web services have now entered the IT mainstream, has just announced to the developer community the availability of a technical preview of WebSpher...
Jan. 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 6,879
The SE/EE Executive Committee has approved JSR-235 Service Data Objects, JSR-236 Timer for Application Servers, and JSR-237 Work Manager for Application Servers to continue development in the Java Community Process, version 2.5.
Jan. 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 11,308
News round-up from the newspapers, journals, blogs, magazines, and Java-oriented Web sites of the world. The main topic this week, inevitably: the launch of the Java Tools Community.
Jan. 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 5,852
So who invented XML? A committee, says Tim Bray - often referred to as 'The Father of XML' or 'XML's inventor.' Plus a couple hundred others.
Jan. 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 44,498
The Community Review Draft Specification for JSR-176 J2SE 1.5 (Tiger) Release Contents is now available for Review.
Jan. 7, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 30,247
Casio has chosen BEA WebLogic Integration 8.1 as the software platform for its next generation supply chain management (SCM).
Jan. 5, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 11,257
Here are just a few of the week's choicest utterances about Java, and there's a recurring theme: Microsoft!
Jan. 1, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reads: 7,860
In 1994 he founded World Wide Web Consortium at MIT, and in 1999 he became first holder of the 3Com Founders chair. Time magazine once named him one of the top 20 thinkers of the 20th century. Now Queen Elizabeth II, his monarch, has made him a Knight Commander of the Order of the Brit...
Dec. 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 53,287 Replies: 16
Recent talk about RSS feed splicing and the ineluctable need for filtering open feeds got Sebastian Paquet thinking about the variety of operations one might want to perform on RSS feeds. What, he speculates, if you could 'splice and dice' them...
Dec. 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 14,687 Replies: 6
Past Wireless Developer of the Year Michael Juntao Yuan is very clear: 'Fancy flashy J2ME games will not do it,' he asserts. The task for the wireless Java developer is more about developing specialized gateway servers and J2ME integration software to incorporate smart mobile front-end...
Dec. 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 27,180 Replies: 5
FirstSQL has released FirstSQL/J Embedded Mobile Edition, focused on the J2ME market for enterprise mobile applications and embedded systems.
Dec. 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 8,078
Founders of the open source Keel framework today released Keel 2.0, an upgrade that improves the development process for Web-based applications.
Dec. 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 13,189
VERITAS Software Corporation is introducing a year-long J2EE Expert Series educational program featuring monthly e-book chapters and Webcasts on J2EE development and deployment concerns.
Dec. 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 6,364
Communications Inc. has named the mPOD by MedicTouch the winner of the BlackBerry 6510 Extensibility Challenge, a J2ME Platform developer contest.
Dec. 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 8,661
An open platform digital convergence technology called GLOO is creating a stir among consumer electronics devotees. GLOO is a Java-based platform for creating network applications that distribute multimedia content in a peer-to-peer fashion between devices on a network.
Dec. 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 10,375 Replies: 1
JBoss Group's newly introduced JBossCache unifies all caching on the JBoss application server into a single implementation.
Dec. 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 23,670
The new minor release of the Sun Java System Identity Server 6.1 is the first commercially available identity management product to support both Liberty v. 1.1 and SAML 1.0.
Dec. 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 8,783
Macromedia, purveyor of technologies such as Flash, Dreamweaver, ColdFusion, Fireworks, and Director, is looking for Java developers to form advisory groups to better understand the needs of Java developers and inform future product development.
Dec. 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 13,367
BEA WebLogic Server has set two new records for performance using the industry-standard SPECjAppServer2002 benchmark, measuring the performance of application servers running typical Java business applications.
Dec. 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 7,794
The OSGi Alliance has announced the formation of the Mobile Expert Group, a new working body designed to further promote the use of Java technology in the mobile space.
Dec. 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 6,890
With the Oracle JDeveloper 10g Preview, announced this week, Oracle offers developers early access to the upcoming release of the product.
Dec. 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 7,460
Sun Microsystems has secured a strategic five year agreement with the UK's Office of Government Commerce (OGC), that will allow public sector organizations to realize value-for-money savings when purchasing desktop and enterprise software.
Dec. 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 25,203
Developers from ObjectWeb and the Apache Software Foundation have agreed to collaborate to speed up the availability and certification of their Open Source J2EE application servers.
Dec. 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 11,390
A first-hand report from what the organizers call 'by far the biggest conference for Java people in Europe.'
Dec. 9, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 14,648
Just a week after grumbling about what his audience supposed to be Microsoft's price inflexibility, the IT director of the UK's National Health Service says that Sun's Linux-based Java Desktop System will be put on trial throughout the service - with 800,000 licenses to play for, this ...
Dec. 9, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 40,144 Replies: 5
JDJ took some time to poll some of the major vendors and personalities in this space for their views on the future of Java in the enterprise. Some of the answers will surprise, many will reassure, and a few may astonish. Read on...
Dec. 8, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 97,036 Replies: 15
Kirk Pepperdine spent the last few days in Antwerp at the BeJUG's (Belgium Java Users Group) second offering of JavaPolis. Learn how he got on.
Dec. 8, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 18,954 Replies: 3
This week's round-up of who's writing and saying what about Java in the world's press and on the Web.
Dec. 4, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 10,723
A selection of quotes from Scott McNealy's upbeat pronouncements yesterday in Berlin at the 2-day 'SunNetwork Berlin' event, from his keynote address that was beamed all over the Web and to other venues around the world.
Dec. 4, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 5,241
At the SunNetwork 2003 Conference and Pavilion in Berlin this week, Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Macromedia have announced an agreement to integrate and ship Macromedia Flash Player 7 with the Java Desktop System.
Dec. 4, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 27,719
Today marks the European debut of the SunNetwork Conference and Pavilion, a.k.a. 'SunNetwork Berlin' - with Scott McNealy, Greg Papadopoulos, Mark Tolliver, and Jonathan Schwartz due to hold forth to the Java faithful at ICC Berlin, the International Conference Center over the next two...
Dec. 3, 2003 12:00 AM EST Reads: 29,372