February 2001 From the Pages Columns

Java To Go!
SOAP-enabling business-to-business EJB
E-Ming Tan
What is SOAP? How does it help EAI? E-Ming addresses inter-enterprise application integration issues using an XML-based wire protocol, Simple Object Access Protocol.

Embedded Java
Developing for performance with Java on embedded systems
Kumanan Yogaratnam
Performance is the fundamental principle that underlies all quality software. Kumanan re-opens the issue of performance, especially where embedded devices and Java are concerned. Good design does not need to be sacrificed to minimize the heavy use of objects.

Scott's Solutions
AWT event handling
Scott Oaks
How can you process all AWT events within an application? Scott discusses two techniques for advanced event processing. The trade-offs in each of these techniques will dictate which is more appropriate to use.