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Moving to XML -- Does it mean throwing out your RDB queries?
Bringing relational data into XML formats is a major task for many developers these days. XML has clear benefits as a lingua franca for integration, but it must co-exist with a well-established body of relational DB know-how. (3/16/2004)

Past articles
» Modeler Grady Booch in IBM-land
» What's behind Microsoft's Whitehorse modeler?
» Is RUP right for small teams? -2/24/2004
» Sybase woos with slews of tools -2/24/2004
» Microsoft automates J2EE-to-.NET conversion -2/10/2004
» Sun opts out of Eclipse -- Updates NetBeans
» Telelogic embeds task-based CM in Visual Studio .NET
» Book review: Software Fortresses
» Report: 150,000 U.S. software jobs lost last year
» Macromedia boosts rich UIs
» XML Firewall -- Without the application coding
» PHP meets Java
» BorCon: Delphi 8 targets .NET
» SCM uplifted: Q&A with David Martin of MKS
» Father of C# grilled at Microsoft PDC
» Q&A: Can your application handle the load?
» Eclipse overshadows wildfires and solar flares at OOPSLA
» Letter: The real issue
» Tools for the new Office System
» Microsoft expands 'Shared Sources'
» Notes on the Grid: It's a network problem
» Time to grok on Grokker
» The rebirth of assembly language programming
» Amazon CTO discusses site's developer program
» Conversion made easier as Microsoft unveils JLCA 2.0
» Many compilers, one IDE for C++ BuilderX
» A random walk through the modeling firmament
» Sun's initiative designed with developers in mind
» Java brings JOI to Revelation developers
» In brief: Green Hills offers royalty-free RTOS support, Borland's new C++ products and more
» Orion toolkit due at SunNetwork Conference
» Web services fans in Chorus: The WS-I Basic Profile is here!
» In brief: JProbe, Oasis Portlets, Together on .NET and more
» Macromedia takes more 'dev-centric' approach
» Developers to get first look at Longhorn
» Palm pushes Java PDA effort
» Parasoft's Brunell on SOAP implementation issues
» In Brief: Fiorano bus, Mindreef's SOAP tester, more
» At Test Automation: Where home-brewed testing works
» Can C/C++ ''do'' Web services?
» Google eyes Sparrow to simplify Web collaboration
» Q&A: How to manage requirements
» Grid yourself: No-cost code and tools from IBM
» At the XML Web Services One Conference: Cusumano on teams
» JRockit puts on Red Hat
» Ximian goes to Novell
» SCO, Red Hat and IBM make legal Linux news
» Sun gets Mad Hatter
» Microsoft plans to synch tools revisions with key platform revs
» Is open-source Tomcat buggy? No more than 'commercialware'
» Solaris gets a Gnome of its own
» Compuware touts alternative tools for Windows driver developers
» Tutorial offers fast track to component integration
» forms new non-profit foundation
» Meeting the challenges of integration testing
» Microsoft WSE V.2: Signs of Web services to come
» Metrowerks rolls out OpenPDA toolkit for Linux
» Apple upgrades Mac tool suite
» alphaWorks expands BioIT offerings
» Curl shows way to better GUIs
» SALT Forum publishes vectored profile
» Sybase partners for fast PowerBuilder GUI Web conversion
» Perspective on XML: A custom-fit career in app development
» Checking in on Python papa Guido van Rossum
» Microsoft's Web Matrix reloaded
» Oracle 9i JDeveloper seeks wider following
» In Brief: PostgreSQL 7.3.2 pack, MXtreme firewall appliance and a C optimizer
» Sun Java Rave tool targets 'corporate' programmers
» The problem of misunderstood code
» Bar code the door: Tweak means more overtime for developers
» Bioinformatic book review: It came from the lab!

Toolmakers embrace XML
Veteran and start-up developers use XML in a variety of next-generation tools. Experts expect business to be volatile for some time.

Are you ready for some UML 2.0?
Work is well underway to update the Unified Modeling Language (UML), although the effort has fallen behind some early estimates for completion.

Microsoft's Don Box on SOAP, XML & VB
Programmers Report Supplement Editor Jack Vaughan talks with Don Box.

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.

PHP prowls the edge
From a mere personal home page a mighty open-source app server was born.

What's in store for XML storage?
As XML documents begin to proliferate in the corporation, developers will consider native XML storage. But big RDB vendors are responding.

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.

» Inspection service focuses on Java resource leaks
» New Java math libraries due
» JBoss releases developer edition
» Tech.Ed Reporter's Notebook: What's the matter with IT?
» At Tech.ED: Microsoft exec says IT has room to grow; company rolls out new betas
» Software AG's natural platform gets XML fever
» IBM Rational unveils RAD tool
» Book Review: Managing risk on software projects
» IBM's CodeRally takes it to the streets
» Metrowerks embedded collaborations spawn specialized SDKs
» Supercomputer concepts reborn in new data server
» In Brief: First releases from IBM Rational, and keeping the Web royalty-free
» A dialog on testing Extreme Programming
» Jini: Bottled up no more?
» Tool generates code metrics for the masses
» In Brief: Linux under siege?, GNU compiler update, free cancer trend viewer and more
» Borland extends JBuilder
» Bug-tracking service
» Going mobile at the Microsoft road show
» Berners-Lee: Integrate Web services and Semantic Web
» Making object-to-relational maps happen
» In Brief: DocSOAP kit, a VM, Schema software and a Windows-Mac tool
» Visual Studio .NET: Focus is on moving VB 'up to objects'
» XQuery marks the spot
» Preventing programming errors: An interview with Brian Hawkins
» In Brief: DocSOAP kit, a VM, Schema software and a Windows-Mac tool
» Visual Studio .NET: Focus is on moving VB 'up to objects'
» XQuery marks the spot
» Preventing programming errors: An interview with Brian Hawkins
» RSA's 'Nightingale' software sings security song
» Borland's Sidewinder targets Windows 2003 Server
» Visual FoxPro 8.0: The venerable database tool gets a makeover
» PowerBuilder in your pocket -- Durable platform gets wireless
» Open-source JBoss integrates with Borland Optimizeit
» Macromedia builds a data component handler