Recent ADT articles on Java

ADT's Programmers Report: Open-source servers today
Full J2EE servers are outside the open-source province, but handy application servers, XML modules and servlet engines -- often in commercial packs -- hold ground. -Jun. 2002

Dwight Deugo: Working together
There is a growing view that P2P systems will provide the next method of offering Web services. Because of this, companies like IBM, Microsoft and Sun are quickly developing and refining their P2P strategies. --Jun. 2002

Column: Be reflective
Upon reflection, Dwight Deugo would always choose a reflective designer/developer to join one of his projects. --Apr. 2002

Programmers Report: Java test today
Java's move to prominence as a middle-tier server for enterprise applications is having a marked effect on IT test strategies. Some Java test requirements may be new takes on traditional themes; others are unique, calling for new approaches to software testing. --Mar. 2002

Programmers Report: Learning Java
Java continues to gain ground as both a platform and a language, even in the face of an IT downturn and an upsurge of interest in the competitive Microsoft platform. But while the ranks of Java programmers have grown, it is still a challenge to fill project team rosters with enough of the right kind of Java talent. --Mar. 2002

Gosling on Web services
While Sun Microsystems works as hard as any vendor to enable next-generation Web services middleware architectures, company scientist James Gosling cautions that Web services are not really all that novel. -Week of June 3
Novell to buy SilverStream
Network OS stalwart Novell announced a definitive agreement to acquire Java app server maker SilverStream in order to enhance Novell's plan to succeed in Web services. --June 11, 2002

Sun pushes to join Web services battle
Sun has outlined plans for Web services, including the availability of the second early access release of the Java Web Services Developer Pack (WSDP). --Apr. 2002

Sun, Apache agree on new "open source" Java plan
Sun's Scott McNealy told JavaOne developers to help ensure that the XML standard for data interchange is not 'hijacked'. --Mar. 2002

Sybase to resell JBuilder
Sybase Inc. has turned to longtime tools rival Borland Software Corp. in an effort to gain a foothold in the Java development tool battle. --Mar. 2002

At JavaOne, Embarcadero UML tool runs on WebSphere Developer
Embarcadero Technologies unveils a version of its Describe UML design tool that runs within IBM's WebSphere Studio Application Developer. --Mar. 2002

At JavaOne, some deal with data
Sun, Poet Software and other vendors working in the Java data vineyard have launched JDOCentral to serve as an interactive Web community for educating users about Java Data Objects. --Mar. 2002

Sun Forte tool due
After several years of heavy Java language emphasis, the fact that Sun is noting the multilanguage capabilities in Forte Developer 7 may be significant. -Jan. 2002

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