First Things First: The Questions
What do the following companies have in common?
BEA Systems Sun Microsystems The JBoss Group Oracle Corporation Pramati
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 weak points? What do you think the
solution might be?
How would you advise someone looking for a J2EE app server to evaluate all
What value-add do you see the new open-source server putting in to the J2EE
What do you see J2EE being in a year? Two years? Three?
Read on ... (more)
(September 27, 2002) - James Gosling concedes in a press interview this week
that the sheer profitability of archrival Microsoft Corporation gives them a
10-to-1 spending advantage.
"They can outspend us on anything," says Gosling.
Asked whether Jonathan Schwartz's recent appointment as Executive
Vice-President of Sun's new Software Group was likely to alter the course of
Java in any significant way, Gosling is upbeat, speculating that Schwartz's
team's commitment to "exploit the synergies" between the three legs of Sun's
software effort - Solaris, Java, and the product world - "s... (more)
Java developers will have noticed in the past few weeks that Sun has already
begun to crank up a new "unified" approach to its software business. Sun gave
JDJ an exclusive chance to ask questions, offering you the reader the
opportunity to ask Jonathan Schwartz, the dynamic young executive VP of Sun's
new Software Group, what's going on at Sun.
: I've been working exclusively with Java since its birth. I'm a big
fan, especially of Sun's Java. However, this past year I noticed that Sun's
stock wasn't doing well. Many people, Microsoft folks included, have started
to claim th... (more)
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Parasoft has announced that its Jtest 5.0, the first development product of
its type to automate all aspects of Java unit testing and coding standards
compliance, is built on the Eclipse platform and fully integrated into the
Eclipse workbench. Based on the Parasoft AEP Methodology, Jtest is designed
to help developers catch errors early in development and prevent entire
classes of similar errors in the future by automating practices such as unit
testing and coding standard checking.
The Jtest user interface was redesi... (more)
One of the first IDEs to support the new J2SE 1.5 technology capabilities is
the NetBeans open source IDE, and from today the NetBeans release 3.6 beta
will be available located here.
With over 2.1 million downloads since June 2003, the NetBeans software tools
framework is extremely popular and this 3.6 version is compatible with the
J2SE 1.5 release
NetBeans release 4.0 is expected to be fully optimized to take advantage of
J2SE 1.5 platform features.
The combination of the NetBeans software IDE with the rich client desktop
development enhancements of the J2SE 1.5 platform, says... (more)