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(March 27, 2003) - The latest edition of Systinet's WASP Developer product, which seamlessly extends the industry's most popular Java IDEs to support Web services creation, debugging and deployment, is now available. WASP Developer 4.5 provides a point-and-click experience that turns any existing Java application into a Web service in minutes, allowing customers to leverage the benefits of Web services quickly and efficiently. WASP Developer 4.5 is updated to supports the latest editions of Sun ONE Studio/NetBeans, Eclipse, IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer, and Borland JBuilder and is available for free download at www.systinet.com. WASP Developer 4.5 can automatically generate client-side code for an existing Web service, regardless of where it is running, what programming language is used for development, or what SOAP implementation it is running on. WAS... (more)

Together WebSphere Studio Edition Offers IBM Users a Complete Model-to-Code Solution

(December 10, 2002) - TogetherSoft Corporation's newly released Together WebSphere Studio Edition extends IBM's development platform with modeling and productivity features. This latest technology will be offered as part of the TogetherSoft family of products including Together ControlCenter. Together WebSphere Studio Edition provides a complete end-to-end development platform by integrating the analysis, design, implementation, testing, and deployment of complex enterprise applications. Together WebSphere Studio Edition leverages development capabilities of the original Together ... (more)

Sharp and Defywire Partner to Develop Wireless Solution for the Enterprise

(January 24, 2003) - Sharp Electronics Corporation and Defywire have formed a partnership to develop and promote a comprehensive real-time wireless enterprise e-mail and data access solution. Sharp and Defywire will provide customers with a Sharp-certified, Java-based wireless solution for seamlessly accessing leading enterprise applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes, SAP and Siebel. This solution combines Sharp’s Zaurus Linux /Java-based PDA, with Defywire’s Java-based enterprise mobile software. Defywire’s Mobility Suite uses Java-based technology, which offers enhan... (more)

$10 Million "Infusion" for JBoss

After announcing just last week that Q4 of 2003 was "the most successful of the company’s history in terms of strategic initiatives, product expansion and customer and partner growth," JBoss inc. has now announced even bigger news: the securing of $10 million in VC financing. The $10 million is the result of what the company describes as "an oversubscribed first round of venture financing" led by Matrix Partners, with the participation of Accel Partners. The new funds, JBoss Inc says, will be used "to strengthen the company’s profitable balance sheet and support product developme... (more)

Kodak Wins vs Sun: Java Infringes Kodak Patents

Related Links: Java Patents: "Software and Patents Don't Belong Together" Java 5.0 - The "Tiger" Is Out of Its Cage Just one day after Sun launched "Java 5," a federal jury ruled on Friday in favor of Eastman Kodak Co. in its dispute over Java, in which it alleged Sun Microsystems' world-beating language in fact infringes patents Kodak acquired from Wang Laboratories Inc. in 1997. The patents in question are: 5,206,951; 5,421,012; and 5,226,161. Patent 5,206,951 covers the integration of data between typed objects by mutual, direct invocation between object managers corresponding to... (more)