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(August 27, 2002) - It all began earlier this month when Scott McNealy implied in an interview that the Open Source model would hamstring Sun completely in its attempt to out-gun Microsoft in the enterprise-level computing arena by threatening the licensing revenue Sun and others need ...
(September 12, 2002) - BEA Systems, Inc. is now shipping BEA WebLogic JRockit 7.0, the next generation of its Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Optimized for all Intel-based servers, including both the Intel Xeon and Itanium architectures, BEA WebLogic JRockit 7.0 is the keystone in BEA's st...
(September 23, 2002) – In a recent security bulletin, Microsoft Corp. advised Windows users to install a free patch to address three vulnerabilities in its virtual machine, the most serious of which could enable an attacker to gain complete control over a user’s system. All builds of t...
(October 8, 2002) - With the recently released 4.4 version of its relational database and synchronization products, PointBase strives to reduce the time to market and cost of ownership for developers building and deploying Java applications. Three PointBase products have been improved:
(October 18, 2002) - Soon, mobile phone users may not have any excuse for forgetting to pick up milk at the supermarket. A new Java application called Get Groceries allows users and family members to jointly create a shopping list using the Web or a mobile phone. The application even ...
(October 29, 2002) - Application management solutions provider Quest Software, Inc., will purchase Sitraka Software, according to a jointly announced agreement. The acquisition broadens Quest's application management portfolio of products to enable customers to detect, diagnose and res...
(November 15, 2002) - Quest Software recently aquired Sitraka to broaden Quest's portfolio of application management products. For more background on this acquisition, JDJ spoke with Greg Kiessling, co-founder, chairman and CEO, Sitraka; and Eyal Aronoff, CTO, Quest.
(January 17, 2003) - A new white paper written by PointBase presents compelling economic and technical reasons why a growing number of developers are choosing to use a Java embedded database in Java-based application initiatives. Benefits of using a Java embedded database include lower...
(January 30, 2003) - Every day that Microsoft delays including Java in the latest version of Windows is critical, said Sun, in a response to Microsoft's appeal to a preliminary injunction. Sun said Java is damaged each day the injunction is not imposed because Microsoft's anticompetiti...
(February 18, 2003) - Sun Microsystems and Softwired have signed a worldwide agreement to incorporate Softwired's iBus//Mobile solution into the Sun ONE platform. This agreement marks Sun's commitment to provide seamless access to Web services using Java Messaging Service (JMS) applica...
(March 7, 2003) - A wealth of enhancements and productivity-boosting features distinguish the newly announced Sybase PowerBuilder 9.0, currently scheduled for general availability the week of March 24. This version of Sybase's industry-leading rapid application development (RAD) tool e...
(March 20, 2003) - Sun Microsystems can now use Compuware's OptimalJ Development Environment to accelerate enterprise development projects for its customers using J2EE. Compuware will also incorporate Sun's J2EE Patterns into OptimalJ, giving Sun's consultants a new, more powerful tool...
(April 7, 2003) - The latest episode in Sun and Microsoft's legal debate over the use of Java took place on Thursday, April 3. Microsoft's attorney David Tulchin requested that a federal appeals court lift a prior lower court's injunction that required Microsoft to include Sun's Java ...
(April 16, 2003) - Visto Corporation has signed a software distribution agreement with Motorola Personal Communications Sector (PCS) to offer Visto's MessageXpress solution for Motorola's devices with J2ME technology, starting with models T720, A388 and A830
(May 5, 2003) - Borland's newly announced Borland Enterprise Server, Team Edition, is a complete J2EE deployment platform designed for small- and medium-sized businesses and departmental implementations within large enterprises.
(May 22, 2003) - Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Oracle Corp. have expanded their 20-year strategic alliance to include support for Oracle products on Sun's full line of Solaris SPARC, Solaris x86, and Linux systems. With this announcement, Sun and Oracle plan to bring optimal performance t...
(June 6, 2003) - Today, Oracle announced that it will begin a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of PeopleSoft, Inc. for $16 per share, or approximately $5.1 billion. 'The acquisition of PeopleSoft will immediately make Oracle an even more profitable and compet...
(June 16, 2003) - At JavaOne, Sun Microsystems announced a first-of-its-kind digital programming repository to stage and manage video program content for 15 HBO and Cinemax networks over the next three years. HBO's goal is to move from a tape/server based platform to a fully digital se...
The discussion about software engineering in the special environment of startup companies continues with a focus on the software life cycle model and the tracking of requirements.
A question I have been asking myself lately is whether high-profile alliances of large corporations are actually the best way to advance the technology initiatives that shape our development environment and the products we build and use. It's fine and well that Sun, IBM, Netscape, Orac...
Explaining Java computing to a group of business people reminds me of explaining client/server to a similar group just five years ago. In fact, I realize that they are the same people. The same business people, the same business problems - trying to cut costs by implementing an archite...
Netscape and Sun Broaden Collaboration on Intranet Technologies Netscape Communications Corporation and Sun Microsystems, Inc. are extending their strategic relationship to incorporate support for Sun's WebNFSTM Internet file system in Netscape products, and to assure interoperability ...
Motivation One nice feature of the Java language is having many useful programming facilities (or APIs) built into its core language packages. To write a client/server application, one can use the socket classes in the java.net package by modifying from any existing client/server code...
As images come in different sizes and formats, image loading is often a complex and time consuming process. Image loading usually consists of fetching the image file, reading the header, decoding the compressed pixels' values, and then delivering the pixels. Java currently supports two...
When I read about the opportunity to submit articles to Java Developer's Journal one of the first topics that came to mind concerns the desire to be able to record or log data from a web page on the server. Every day I hear questions about outputting data to the server, be it to simply...
'If the USA and China can have healthy economic trade despite significant ideological differences, then there's a possibility that those of us in the freedom-loving Java world can engage in healthy economic trade with the many millions who will be locked into Windows and .Net.' Rick R...


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