J2EE 1.4 heats up tools market

As J2EE 1.4 debuts, focus moves to tools
Sun Microsystems marked the advent of Version 1.4 of Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) at a press event in San Francisco that featured most of the big names in Java tools and application servers. A tools panel included representatives from Borland, BEA, IBM, Oracle and Sun.

Wily 5 supports JBoss
Lewis Cirne founded Wily Technology in 1998. Wily tools support a range of app servers, and the JBoss open-source server has just been added to the mix. Read more
IBM unveils new SOA offerings
IBM joins other top-tier Java market players that continue to vigorously promote Service-Oriented Architecture as solution to enterprise problems. Read more

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