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(June 18, 2002) - 4thpass Inc. has made an agreement with Ericsson, the leading telecom supplier, to resell its mobile Java technology. Ericsson has endorsed the 4thpass Mobile Application System (MASTM), and will now make the software available to carriers via Ericsson units worldwide...
(July 19, 2002) - Less than 50% of the job market demand for efficient Java developers will be satisfied by 2003, according to the Gartner Group, indicating that the demand for Java developers is much higher than the actual availability. One of the main reasons for this is that devel...
It's a well-known fact that Web forums seldom stay on topic - and even if they do, there's usually one group of contributors who like to wander off on a tangent. There's nothing particularly wrong with that, in fact, it makes for interesting reading at times.
(August 29, 2002) -- Microsoft has until Oct. 4 to respond to Sun Microsystems' request for a federal court injunction requiring Microsoft to integrate Java into Windows, said Sun spokeswoman Penny Bruce.
(September 17, 2002) - In compliance with a federal antitrust proposal, Microsoft Corp. has released Windows® XP Service Pack 1 (SP1). The free software, a 133-megabyte upgrade, allows computer makers and users the option of hiding five Microsoft products: Windows Java Virtual Machine...
(September 24, 2002) -- SpiritSoft and Softwired, leading providers of open-standard messaging technologies, have announced an alliance that enables customers to benefit from the industry's best open-JMS frameworks and robust J2ME solution for connectivity to the mobile enterprise.
(October 8, 2002) - Novell exteNd 4, the newly-released version of Novell's integrated suite for the development of advanced Web applications, offers improvements designed to help organizations take advantage of their information and technology assets.
(October 22, 2002) - Before we begin this week's column, I wanted to take a moment to set some expectations about what I will be writing about in this column. My goal is to keep you informed what is going on at the JCP and report on some of the JSRs. At times I will cover details about...
(November 15, 2002) - Enterprises looking to move from an Oracle Forms environment to a J2EE multi-tier application can now use ArtinSoft's migration service. The new service is built on ArtinSoft's Freedoma technology, which enables a high level of automation in the conversion process...
Don't you guys ever wonder why we get everything late in Java? I can give you many instances like Assertion/DBC, Regular Expressions, Preferences, Non-blocking I/O, and Reference Objects. And the list goes on. In most of the languages, all these techniques were fabricated right from th...
(December 17, 2002) - Aplix Corporation has begun shipping a new version of its JBlend platform to early access customers. This new version has complete support for the recently-ratified J2ME MIDP 2.0 (JSR 118). Mobile phones leveraging JBlend technology for MIDP 2.0 are expected to be...
Microsoft spokesman Jim Desler spoke exclusively to JDJ-IN News Desk on Friday, confirming that Microsoft does plan to appeal Judge Motz' ruling. 'We intend to appeal the court ruling in this case once the case is entered,' said Desler. (The formal order was anticipated to go into pla...
(February 6, 2003) - Quest Software, Inc. has just released PerformaSure 2.0, with new ultra low-overhead agents that bring transactional J2EE performance diagnostics to systems running in production. Extending PerformaSure's Tag and Follow diagnostic capabilities to production systems...
(February 21, 2003) - With the newly released SonicMQ 5.0, the next generation of the industry's most scalable enterprise message server, Sonic extends its competitive advantage with clustering, management, and security features designed to meet the requirements of the most demanding g...
(March 10, 2003) - The latest version of Jinfonet's flagship product, JReport, is now available. The JReport 5 enhancements are essential for enterprises working with mission critical applications. With the release of this new version, JReport now offers the option of running within a ...
(March 24, 2003) - Inttegra has selected JLOOXTelecom from eNGENUITY Technologies Inc. to build their Network Cockpit Platform, a complete management console for combining network supervision, provisioning, monitoring, and business processes management. JLOOXTelecom offers a wide range...
(April 7, 2003) - The new JSAP development toolkit from Gamma Enterprise Technologies is designed for Java programmers using Borland's JBuilder IDE who are seeking easier methods to interact with SAP applications. JSAP provides Java developers a quicker and less error-prone way to crea...
(April 21, 2003) - The JavaCard platform is dominating the smart card field for high-end banking and mobile telecom applications, according to an annual analysis from Schlumberger Smart Cards and Terminals. The report says the JavaCard platform's popularity is driven by interoperabilit...
(May 29, 2003) - Late last week, Sun Microsystems started briefing everyone on the changes that will be implemented in version 2.6 of the JCP. In this revised version of the JCP are plans to increase both the transparency and the level of involvement in the process. 'We want to make th...
(June 11, 2003) - JavaOne trade show organizer Key3Media Group Inc. will be taken private this week by creditor Thomas Weisel Capital Partners. The firm spent $31 million to keep the Los Angeles-based public show management company in business during bankruptcy proceedings. Key3Media C...
(June 19, 2003) - As part of Microsoft Corp.'s commitment to working with government and industry to address the spam problem, the company, along with government representatives in Redmond and London, this week filed 15 cases in the United States and the United Kingdom to help protect ...
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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