Developers with a vision of how the next generation of Web services middleware who would like to contribute to Axis2, are encouraged to contact the Apache Foundation. The organization says that any contribution in the form of coding, testing, submitting improvements to the documentatio...
Jul. 5, 2005 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 7,328 Replies: 1
In what may appear to be an abstruse argument to those not intimately involved with spec development, the recent criticism of Apple may appear to be confusing and perhaps irrelevant. But it goes to the heart of the ongoing debates between open-source software (OSS) advocates and the cr...
Jul. 4, 2005 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 12,725 Replies: 1
Microsoft has seemingly been on the right legal track lately, settling claims with Sun and IBM as it moves toward a presumably less litigious future. Now pen computing pioneer Go Corp. has filed a lawsuit pertaining to what it regards as nefarious activity a decade ago to run the compa...
Jul. 4, 2005 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 9,865 Replies: 1
The U.S. Government has made another unilateral decision with respect to a global issue, this time with respect to the Internet. By saying it would maintain control of several root servers, rather than turn them over to ICANN or another international organization, the government has ca...
Jul. 4, 2005 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 6,221 Replies: 1
There are five tracks scheduled at Macromedia's MAX 2005 conference, slated to be held in Anaheim October 16-19. Two of the tracks focus on rich content and applications, with specific sessions on Flash, ColdFusion, Breeze, Flex, creating blogs with Dreamweaver, and elearning.
Jul. 2, 2005 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 10,245 Replies: 1
Microsoft moved a step closer to tying up all its litigational loose ends with a $775 million agreement with IBM. Over the past few years, the company had previously settled its case with the U.S. government over its business practices and made amends with Sun Microsystems over its use...
Jul. 2, 2005 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 9,563 Replies: 1
Norwegian browser developer Opera, whose colorful CEO threatened to swim from Norway to the U.S. if his company met an early performance milestone, has now won a major deal with Motorola to provide its browser on mobile phone worldwide.
Jul. 2, 2005 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,493 Replies: 1
The Image Recognition Plugin is the world's first technology that lets developers automate and test websites using images instead of cumbersome X/Y coordinates. It relies only upon the images that are rendered in the browser, regardless of the technology that created them.
Jul. 1, 2005 08:00 PM EDT Reads: 9,480 Replies: 1
Dr. James Gosling, co-inventor of Java and CTO of Sun's Developer Platforms group, spoke with SYS-CON's Jeremy Geelan on SYS-CON.TV at the tenth JavaOne Conference in San Francisco. He talked about Java's birthday, its increasingly sophisticated uses, why he's spoken about it at length...
Jul. 1, 2005 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 13,355 Replies: 2
Vivek Paul, CEO of Wipro Technologies, will be joining the venture capital company Texas Pacific Group. Paul is a U.S. citizen, although his job has been to build this Bangalore, India-based company into a world leading software contractor. Wipro is considered one of a Big Three group...
Jul. 1, 2005 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 9,788 Replies: 5
The Plumtree Enterprise Web Development Kit extensions is designed for integrating systems of records such as PeopleSoft, SAP and Siebel. Its code samples and templates are designed to enable developers to rapidly create integration portlet services with the user interface of their cho...
Jun. 30, 2005 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 9,305 Replies: 1
The buffer overflow flaw in the Veritas software could allow an intruder to gain control of a vulnerable system. The tool is used to trigger backup of data on Microsoft Windows servers, to protect the data from computer crashes, storage system catastrophes and other risks.
Jun. 30, 2005 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 8,487 Replies: 1
As the U.S. moves toward its Independence Day Holiday on July 4, Stylus Studio has issued a call to the global community of XML developers to celebrate their independence from incomplete and over-priced XML IDEs. With the new product launch of Stylus Studio 6 XML Enterprise Edition, XM...
Jun. 30, 2005 04:45 PM EDT Reads: 15,519 Replies: 2
Mainsoft's Laurence Moroney spoke with SYS-CON.TV at the JavaOne Conference in San Francisco about the company's Visual MainWin for J2EE, which he noted is the only cross-platform development solution that enables .NET and J2EE development teams to work better together, co-developing J...
Jun. 29, 2005 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 6,251 Replies: 1
QBeans assists developers to rapidly assemble service-oriented applications from their business domain models, which are independent of both application and persistence technologies. This technology independence allows the enterprise to evolve their business objects, services and proce...
Jun. 29, 2005 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 8,945 Replies: 1
Golden, CO-based No Magic has announced the beta of its MagicDraw UML 10.0 sotware. The company urges developers to join its Early Access Program to get the quickest access to all of its product devleopments.
Jun. 29, 2005 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 7,200 Replies: 1
Identify AppSight J2EE 6.0 automates and accelerates the tasks of application problem resolution, and is the first application that has the capability to rapidly pinpoint the root cause of configuration problems, the company says.
Jun. 29, 2005 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 7,235 Replies: 1
Panorama 3.0 from OPNET is the program's first new release since the company Altaworks acquisition last year. The new release introduces new dashboard views of application performance for IT managers who focus on production troubleshooting and pre-deployment testing.
Jun. 29, 2005 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 8,969 Replies: 1
Olivier Piou, CEO of intelligent card developer Axalto, noted that it took a decade for the first billion Java Cards to be shipped, but predicted it will take only three years for the next billion. Piou joined Sun?s Scott McNealy during his keynote at the JavaOne Conference in San Fran...
Jun. 29, 2005 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 8,844 Replies: 1
Cambridge, MA-based InterSystems develops and markets the CACHÉ post-relational database and Ensemble universal integration platform worldwide. Cheshire, Conn.-based InsiTech provides XTT? Smart Web Clients for Java tools for Java developers worldwide. InterSystems will collaborate wit...
Jun. 29, 2005 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 6,941 Replies: 1
Wily Technology has announced that Maritime Cargo Processing Plc., the UK's leading specialist in Port Community Systems, has chosen Wily's Introscope product to help Port Community Systems across the UK, to improve processing and logistics capabilities.
Jun. 29, 2005 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 7,514
IBM's Core Systems Transformation solution (CST) represents a $140 million investment by IBM. It is a comprehensive portfolio of transaction processing platforms and services from IBM, which allow banks to migrate their back-office systems to modern Internet architectures in a phased, ...
Jun. 29, 2005 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 10,975 Replies: 2
'Developers deserve the right to work with a variety of innovative tools to more easily build enterprise applications,' said Steven Harris, vice president, Java Platform Group at Oracle, as Oracle today announced that it will join Sun as the co-specification lead for the EJB 3.0 specif...
Jun. 29, 2005 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 9,345 Replies: 1
'We are not talking about conjecture,' Ross continued, 'We are not talking about things that you might be able to use at some time in the indefinite future. We are talking about real solutions to real problems that people can work with right now. And I think that's really cool thing: t...
Jun. 29, 2005 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 14,493
Oracle Fusion Middleware is the recently created brand for Oracle's family of existing middleware products, which includes all of the products needed to integrate a number of diverse business applications. The company's division VP spoke with SYS-CON.TV at the JavaOne Conference in San...
Jun. 27, 2005 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 20,369 Replies: 1
As Java turns 10 years old, software engineers and architects, IT managers and C-level executives alike are all converging on San Francisco's Moscone Center. The same is true of the JDJ team. Here's who will be there bringing you first-hand reports of what is being said and done in Jav...
Jun. 27, 2005 07:15 AM EDT Reads: 20,445 Replies: 3
'The code to Solaris is now available to everyone,' writes Greg Burd. 'Why would Sun give up such an asset and is it too late for Solaris? Is this move going to bolster Sun, and turn around this excellent piece of engineering?'
Jun. 27, 2005 06:45 AM EDT Reads: 56,059 Replies: 1
Sun's been in the news recently with its rapprochement with Microsoft and its StorageTek acquisition. Now, on the eve of the tenth JavaOne Conference, McNealy spoke at length with the San Francisco Chronicle. Here is some of what he said...
Jun. 27, 2005 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 15,201 Replies: 1
To complement the recent success of the latest NetBeans software release, Sun is holding the second annual NetBeans Software Day today, Sunday June 26, in San Francisco. Highlights include: the new GUI Builder, code-named Project Matisse.
Jun. 26, 2005 01:30 PM EDT Reads: 8,182 Replies: 1
I'm really jazzed about Java 5.0! We've been treated over the years to incremental improvements in JVM performance. JDK 1.2 brought us the collections framework as well as Swing, the thread context class loader, and improvements in RMI. JDK 1.3 and 1.4 continued in the same vain with l...
Jun. 26, 2005 01:30 PM EDT Reads: 60,649 Replies: 3
Sun and EMC are working to ensure compatibility between EMC family networked storage and the Solaris 10. Per terms of a new agreement, EMC also intends to port key storage management software to Solaris 10.
Jun. 26, 2005 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,366
NetBeans 'is dedicated to providing rock solid software development products (NetBeans IDE, NetBeans Platform),' in its words, and will be holding a free seminar Sunday afternoon, June 26, before this year's JavaOne Conference in San Francisco.
Jun. 26, 2005 05:00 AM EDT Reads: 18,064 Replies: 1
UK-based Netcraft identifies South Korea as the country with the most confirmed 'phishing' websites. The country is listed as the host of almost 10% of all phishing sites in the world. China, Russia, and Taiwan also come up big in this dubious category.
Jun. 25, 2005 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 15,175 Replies: 1
'The main reason for me to leave is that eBay does not absorb innovation at the pace I enjoy, and its focus is narrower than Google,' said former eBay Research Director Louis Monier, when asked why he was switching from eBay to Google, Inc.
Jun. 25, 2005 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 32,147 Replies: 1
The latest issue of SYS-CON's quarterly IT Solutions Guide unveiled at JavaOne in San Francisco. The current issue of the ITSG offers IT solutions from the leading i-technology companies, including ClearNova, EV1 Servers, Extentech, GraphOn, Hosting.com, Synaptris, InterSystems, JadeLi...
Jun. 24, 2005 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 21,607 Replies: 2
Tribe.net has taken the concept of online profiles from being 'closed,' such as Yahoo 360, to 'open,' enabling integration with other sites. The company, based in San Francisco, offers a free online destination that helps local people connect with each other based on shared interests.
Jun. 23, 2005 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 12,654
Google CEO Eric Schmidt said 'We do not intend to offer a person-to-person, stored-value payments system,' in an apparent refutation to recent rumors that the company was going to compete directly with eBay's PayPal service. But what does he really mean?
Jun. 22, 2005 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 27,094
Apani's new VPN clients for Cisco 3000 VPN gateways represents the company's strongest Cisco support product, and expands Apani's presence as a provider of Windows Mobile operating system security clients that work in both Cisco and Nortel switch environments.
Jun. 20, 2005 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 4,989
As the CEO and 'HeadSurfer' of EV1Servers, Robert Marsh has directed the Houston-based dedicated server company through spectacular growth. At HostingCon 2005 he gave a keynote: entitled 'You, Too, Can Achieve Web Hosting Growth and Profitability.'
Jun. 20, 2005 01:30 PM EDT Reads: 8,956
JBoss today released a core piece of the JBoss Enterprise Middleware System, JBoss Portal 2.0 - a significant upgrade of its open source, standards-based portal offering.
Jun. 20, 2005 10:15 AM EDT Reads: 12,040