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August 20, 2009  9:00 PM

Going Skyway: Using Eclipse, modeling and Spring MVC

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Java, Modeling

Surprisingly, perhaps, modeling has been somewhat downplayed among application development teams pursuing JEE apps – that is probably even more true in Spring-style development. But modeling can be a means to help achieve well-formed, reusable services. Some call that ''SOA.'' Among offerings...

June 3, 2009  4:19 PM

RedHat JBoss middleware group moves to improve Spring, GWT support

Posted by: Jack Vaughan

The varieties of Java frameworks and component architectures have expanded greatly since the days when the JBoss application server arose as an open-source alternative to commercial J2EE engines. Now the major JBoss steward is responding.

April 20, 2009  3:56 PM

Oracle buys Sun for $7.4B

Posted by: Jack Vaughan

Database software giant Oracle has reached a definitive merger agreement to purchase Solaris OS and Java originator Sun Microsystems for about $7.4 billion. The move follows reports of a breakdown in merger discussions between Sun and IBM that would have set the price of Sun at $6.5...

February 24, 2009  3:04 PM

OSGi and future directions for Enterprise Java

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
integration, Java

By Eric Newcomer Whether the Java Community Process has completely lost its way or not, it is increasingly influenced by external activities. The Spring Framework and Hibernate influences on EJB3 and JPA are good examples. Another influence being increasingly felt is the growing adoption of the...

November 15, 2008  10:10 AM

Application modernization: COBOL meets .NET

Posted by: Heather Clancy
.NET, Enterprise architecture, Java, Microsoft

How will IT organizations maintain the COBOL applications written by the whiz kid programmers of the 1970s? Continued »

August 22, 2008  5:16 PM

JavaScript finds Harmony

Posted by: Heather Clancy
Ajax, Java

The Web wins, says Nexaweb's CTO Jeremy Chone analyzing what happened with the ECMAScript working group Harmony decision announced earlier this month. "This is really good for the Web." In his view, the debate was...

June 23, 2008  10:21 AM

BEA, Oracle users quiz

Posted by: StorageSwiss
BEA Systems, Java, Oracle development, SOA development

Next Tuesday Oracle will announce its plans for how it intends to integrate BEA inside its corporate walls. While we probably won't get too many specific product roadmaps, we should get an idea of how Oracle intends to handle the product overlap in the areas of SOA and Java development. Yet...

June 11, 2008  4:35 PM

Sun and SOA: Too much Java and not enough open source?

Posted by: StorageSwiss
Apache Tuscany, Data integration, GlassFish, Java, Open source software, SOA, Sun Microsystems

Dan Blankenhorn at ZDNet has posted some provocative thoughts about the Java CAPS 6.0 SOA suite announcement from Sun...

May 6, 2008  1:52 PM

JavaOne: Sun seeks digital life

Posted by: StorageSwiss
GlassFish, Java, JavaOne, rich Internet applications (RIA)

If serverside developers and enterprise architects were left feeling forgotten by last year's JavaOne conference, then they'll be feeling positively orphaned by this year's major keynote address. Sun Microsystems executive vice president for software Rich Green hammered away on how Java provides...

May 4, 2008  11:26 PM

What’s next for Java? Take a look at GlassFish.

Posted by: StorageSwiss
Eclipse, GlassFish, Java, JavaOne, OSGi, Service Component Architecture, SOA development

I'm heading out to the JavaOne conference this week and it struck me that Java has had a very quiet year. Two years ago Sun launched Java EE 5 and almost immediately analysts began to call it a heavyweight dinosaur

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