Offering addons to test UltraLightClient-based applications more easily, a
new 6.2 version of Canoo's Java library for Rich Internet Applications was
announced today. The new ULC 6.2 test extensions offer an improved way for
developers to test the user interface of their applications using JUnit and
Jemmy, says the Swiss-based company.
"Functional testing with the new UltraLightClient test framework is more
reliable and takes into account the client/server setup of UltraLightClient
applications, as well as special UltraLightClient features such as lazy
loading," said Canoo CTO Bruno Schaeffer.
"This improved test framework takes care of synchronization and enables
end-to-end testing with no additional infrastructure code or Jemmy
workarounds," he added.
Canoo Engineering is a Swiss software company specializing in products and
services for enterprise web applications... (more)
(July 10, 2003) - JBoss Group LLC will be offering professional support
services to customers using Mac OS X version 10.3 "Panther" Server, which
features the open source JBoss application server. JBoss Group will offer a
full range of enterprise-level services, including support, training, and
"Apple's decision to embed the JBoss server continues a trend in which many
of the leading hardware, OS and software vendors are bundling our core
technology," said Marc Fleury, president and founder of JBoss Group. "JBoss
is becoming the default standard for building ... (more)
"At Sun, we're planning on maintaining Java's ubiquity as the number one
runtime environment, backed by the world's most price performant datacenter
infrastructure, all powered by Sun's cloud." That, in no uncertain terms, is
Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz's vision for Java and stresses the new role that
Cloud Computing is beginning to play at Sun.
"The Java platform is only growing in importance and value, across billions
of devices," Schwartz noted, writing on his industry blog.
He also shared his view of the overall marketplace, as follows:
"First, freely distributed, open source soft... (more)
Read IBM Says, "We're Extending Our Lead Against BEA!" Read IBM Has Widened
Its Lead Over BEA, Gartner Confirms
The annual Gartner Research Report analyzing the application server market
share among leading vendors is expected to be out this month.
According to the Gartner Report published last May, in 2002 IBM pulled ahead
of BEA Systems for the first time and gained leadership of the J2EE
application server market by walking away with a 37% market share; BEA
dropped to second place with 29% of the market. The year before, in 2001,
Gartner reported that BEA had 34% of the market ... (more)
According to Web visionary and SOA expert Miko Matsumara, there was only one
certain result of there being two board factions at Sun Microsystems, one in
favor of the IBM deal (the Jonathan Schwartz faction) and the other opposing
(the Scott McNealy faction): "Mark my words, Schwartz is toast, IBM deal or
no deal," declared Mastumara recently in his 'SOA Thoughts' blog. Now that
Oracle has bought Sun instead, will the same apply?
Scott McNealy & Larry Ellison on SYS-CON.TV
"If the IBM deal fails completely ...look for Scott McNealy to pull a Michael
Dell (or a Jerry Yang, dependi... (more)