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'While the aims of the F/OSS movement in Brazil are liberty not (necessarily) economy,' reports Simon Phipps in his blog from a conference in Porte Alegre, 'the people are open-minded, reasonable and friendly and recognise the value of platform independence as a vehicle of freedom.' By...
Java has spread in enterprise computing, James Gosling pointed out recently to a conference audience in India, 'and people prefer Java in mobile devices - nobody likes it if a mobile device looks like a desktop with Windows-like features.' The father of Java remains as proud of his gro...
Interim CEO Ken Cron, CA's newly cast chairman Lewis Ranieri, and equally newly created COO Jeff Clarke, who only joined CA recently from HP, are supposed to be running the company. But the only one understood to turning up for work regularly is Clarke, who is also acting CFO and has b...
Standards activist Rick Jelliffe welcomes the release by Sun of the JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) API via the LGPL, saying 'maybe someone in Sun is pushing towards providing the kinds of things that we desktop application developers need in Java now.'
Wily Technology has unveiled a new J2EE Performance Consulting Practice to help its customers and partners establish best practices for managing and monitoring Java environments.
The development version of Red Oak Software's Web Integrator product is now available at no charge. Web Integrator facilitates the easy and efficient programmatic integration of any internal Intranet or external Internet application transaction with any other application in the enterpr...
Aonix, an independent global company delivering complete solutions for safety- and mission-critical applications, has joined Eclipse. In addition to porting its Ada95, PERC and Ameos tool suites to the Eclipse platform, Aonix plans to deliver an Eclipse-based IDE.
Six weeks after stepping down as chairman and CEO, Sanjay Kumar, the 42-year-old Sri Lankan immigrant who lived the American dream and became chief executive of Computer Associates, the third-largest American software company, finally severed his connection with the firm on Friday afte...
Adobe is widening and deepening its presence in the electronic forms market by moving to a single, Java-based platform.
'Customers don't want lock-in slavery anymore,' argues David Mohring. Sun should, he says, open-source license the J2SE, J2EE, and J2ME framework libraries and release a fork of the Solaris Kernel under the GPL license.
The latest version of Aqua Data Studio, just released by AquaFold, Inc., provides enterprise and database administration features for all major relational databases.
Will they, won't they? Yesterday, Sun's own Java technology evangelist was being reported as having said they would; now Java co-creator James Gosling - and almost everyone else in Santa Clara who came in contact with the media - says Sun won't be open-sourcing Java. Not yet anyway - t...
Hard on the heels of the announcement by Sun's president and COO Jonathan Schwartz earlier this week that Solaris will be open-sourced comes confirmation from Sun's Java technology evangelist: 'We haven't worked out how to open-source Java - but at some point it will happen,' says popu...
A relative newcomer to the Java market, Quest Software's avowed mission is 'to simplify IT management.' JDJ asks Quest chairman and CEO Vincent C. (Vinny) Smith about J2EE, .NET, Web services, SOAs, the overall landscape for IT organizations, and the future of the technology space as h...
In a frontal assault spreading across several fronts, Sun Microsystems yesterday unleashed a set of announcements at its first-ever China-based Networked Computing event designed to make one thing loud and clear: the Sun shine is back.
Sun has announced the availability for download by developers of the latest beta of J2SE 1.5.
The Eclipse Board of Directors has named Mike Milinkovich executive director of the Eclipse Foundation, effective June 1.
Sun has chosen an unusual location for its next quarterly network computing event: Shanghai.
Sun Microsystems has announced the newest version of the Java Web Services Developer Pack (Java WSDP). The new Java WSDP version 1.4 helps enable developers to more rapidly build and deploy secure and interoperable Web services.
The Sun Java System Application Server 7 - Enterprise Edition is now available, featuring a new reference architecture, which scales to over 100 CPUs, and 'five nines (99.999%)' availability to help reduce deployment costs without compromising standards of quality, reliability or perfo...
Now that Project Looking Glass is heading toward a general release on Linux and Solaris, can we look forward at JavaOne next month to seeing the release of the computer desktop that makes three-dimensional effects possible and that was unveiled in an early prototype at last year's J1 i...
Instantiations has begun shipping WindowBuilder, a new line of GUI construction tools for Java. This Java-based development suite is the first enterprise development product to support both the Eclipse-based standard widget toolkit (SWT) and Sun's Swing component technology in a single...
Sun's Mark Hapner on the Java Business Integration spec, Jonathan Schwartz on the increasing interoperability between Java products and .NET, and James Gosling on how Java is (still) the future.
SAP AG has certified the Librados Adapter version 2.5 for SAP Web Application Server Release 6.20, including the SAP R/3 Enterprise Release 4.70 software solution.
DataDirect Technologies has announced the availability of DataDirect Connect for JDBC release 3.4, the only third-party suite of drivers to take advantage of the latest JDBC features.
If you do not really enjoy the process of creation of Web applications with JavaServer Pages, try Sun Java Studio Creator (JSC), which at the time of this writing is available as an Early Access release. There are several general reviews of this product on the Internet, but I'll show ...
In a speedy response to the complaints aired both here and elsewhere, the CEO of the JBoss Group has just published a letter disassociating JBoss, henceforth, from the breach of Netiquette known as 'astroturfing.'
David Litwack is responsible for the development and advancement of Novell's secure Web services strategy, a position he assumed in July 2002 following Novell's acquisition of SilverStream Software, a company for which he'd served as president and CEO since 1997. He is also a member of...
If you've never used the open source jMusic library before, now is your chance: software engineers who are coders by day can be musicians by night, harnessing the Java Sound API and a type of self-organizing automaton called 'cellular automata.'
Sir Tim Berners-Lee was in fine form at the 13th annual World Wide Web Conference, running this week in New York. He gave a keynote address yesterday devoted to the successor to the WWW, namely the 'Semantic Web.'
Sun Microsystems will integrate the Describe Unified Modeling Language (UML) design software from Embarcadero Technologies with Sun Java Studio Enterprise. An agreement between the two companies grants Sun unlimited distribution and usage rights to Describe's standards-based modeling t...
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BEA is expected to announce today that they will open major parts of WebLogic Workshop and donate it to the open source community. When JDJ reported last Thursday that IBM has widened its lead over BEA, the news story created a large amount of feedback. It will be interesting to watch ...
Wily Technology has extended its application management tools to support Java applications running on HP NonStop servers
With Web services usage on the rise, organizations are seeing a growing complexity in the enterprise systems being built. The need for a robust management solution is critical, as organizations look for better ways to monitor and control their IT environment.


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