Sept. From the Pages Columns

Device-specific profiles

Kumanan Yogaratnam
Kumanan explores what effect the various Java profiles have on device deployment, including their benefits, their limitations, and the ever-important issue of writing an application once and hoping it will run everywhere.

Persistence alternatives using an EJB™ component architecture

Tim Seltzer and Himanshu Bhatt
Tim and Himanshu discuss a number of options the enterprise architect has for accomplishing persistence with EJB components in J2EE applications. Combinations of these approaches are quite possible, of course.

Window to window communication

Steven W. Disbrow
Steve discusses using JavaScript to determine if a Web page is fully loaded into the browser in the context of communicating between two or more windows, where the controls in one frame drive the contents of another frame.