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The Attempted ‘Javafication’ of Microsoft         Continues…

(Yahoo!) (Internet Wire) Rumor, they say, is a great traveler – if developers were in any doubt about this, they need only monitor the worldwide rumor-mill surrounding the rivalry between Sun and Microsoft… (October 9, 2001 - 5 p.m.) - There have been rumblings ever since JavaOne, this summer, that MS had a project code-named “Java.NET”. This heralded an escalation of the Java versus C# war by adapting the .NET platform in such a way as to pave the way, so to speak, for “Microsoft Java.” Indeed, bonus-starved lawyers in Silicon Valley have been slavering over the thought of this... (more)

JDJ SPECIAL - Answered: The J2EE Questions No One Else Dared to Ask

First Things First: The Questions  What do the following companies have in common? BEA Systems Sun Microsystems The JBoss Group Oracle Corporation Pramati IronFlare The answer lies within this "JDJ Special" - in which Java Developer's Journal has quizzed Java vendors, and indeed its own editorial board, about The Future of Enterprise Java. Read on if you want to know how everyone answered the following questions, among many others:  What are J2EE's strong points? Java's strong points? How do you see the industry leveraging them today? Tomorrow? What are J2EE's weakest points? Java's... (more)

From the SYS-CON Archives: If Sun Gets Bought, Who Gets Java?

"It's not easy to see why IBM would want to buy Sun," writes Javalobby founder Rick Ross in his latest discussion of the vexed question: who, if Sun were bought, would get Java? The discussion has been fueled both by last week's Kodak decision which has found Java to be in breach of certain copyrights held by Eastman Kodak Co., and this week's Oracle-PeopleSoft shenanigans, with a takeover of the latter by the former looking increasingly likely by the day.   But if not IBM, then who? "A more likely name that often surfaces would be Japanese giant, Fujitsu, which is already Sun's ... (more)

NetBeans Profiler Team Announces The Availability of the Profiler Milestone 8 Release for NetBeans 4.1

The NetBeans Profiler team announced the availability of the Profiler Milestone 8 release for NetBeans 4.1. The NetBeans Profiler is an add-on to NetBeans IDE adding a full-featured CPU, memory and threads profiling capabilities, tightly integrated into the IDE work flow. Visit http://profiler.netbeans.org to download or get more information. Key features of Profiler Milestone 8 for NetBeans 4.1: * Support for JDK 1.4.2, JDK 5.0 (starting from Update 4) and JDK 6.0 * Tight integration into the IDE work flow * Low overhead profiling utilizing the JFluid technology * Task-based approach ... (more)