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DTrace Course Teaches How to Diagnose Application and System Problems
New One-Day Class Available
On the list of new training courses from Sun is one on DTrace, "Dynamic Performance Tuning and Troubleshooting With DTrace Seminar" (course ID SEM-SA-327-S10, cost $299.00, one day course). This course explains how to use DTrace to diagnose application and system problems.
Class Offered in Developing Applications for the Java EE Platform
Includes Labs for Hands-on Experience
Developing Applications for the Java EE Platform (FJ-310) is a course that provides students with the knowledge to build and deploy enterprise applications that comply with Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5 technology standards. The enterprise components presented in this course include Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) technology, the Java persistence API (JPA), servlets, JavaServer Pages (JSP) technology, web services, and the Java technology clients that use them.
Videos on Hot Topics: Solaris Cluster 3.2, Solaris Trusted Extensions, jMaki
Training Videos and Presentations

The Sun Training web site features a series of videos on what is new at Sun. The videos online currently cover the Solaris Cluster 3.2, Solaris Trusted Extensions, identity federation, Sun Connection and jMaki.

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Top Ten Articles for last Issue
Volume 107 Issues 2, 3, 4 and 5

Each week, we determine which articles have been most frequently referenced by logged-in subscribers to provide you with a list of the most popular articles for the last 4 issues. The top 10 articles for last week, Vol 107 Issue 5, were

  • New Sun LDAP Directory Focuses on Service Provided to Users [17569]
  • How-To Guide: How to Move a Solaris Container from One Computer to Another [17565]
  • "DTrace by Example: Solving a Real-World Problem" [17559]
  • Videos and Podcasts and Interviews on the Sun-Intel Alliance [17593]
  • "Installing and Administering Solaris Container Manager 3.6" [17566]
  • Guide Explains Migrating from Linux to Solaris OS [17591]
  • New Features in Sun Java System Access Manager 7.1 [17573]
  • Mentor Graphics and Sun Collaborate to Qualify Design Verification Tools on Solaris 10 OS [17588]
  • Tech Tip for Component Developers on Using AJAX in Web Pages [17563]
  • Vulnerabilities in Solaris OS and Sun Ray Software [17590]
    Improve Operational Efficiency Sun Managed Services Portfolio
    Maintain Control and Maximize Resources
    The services offered by the Sun Managed Services portfolio aim to enhance the business value of your IT investment through improved operational efficiency and service levels. The services are built on ITIL-best-practices and proven methodologies to avoid vendor lock-in.
    Sun Suite of Identity Management Services
    Quick Deployment Based on Best Practices

    Sun Professional Services offers the Sun Suite of Identity Management Services which includes Sun HR Synchronization Service, Sun Bi-level RBAC Service, and Sun Password Management Service.

    Dynamic HTML: The Definitive Reference, Third Edition
    Improved Tool for Developers of Rich Internet Applications
    "Dynamic HTML: The Definitive Reference, Third Edition" by Danny Goodman is now available from O'Reilly, which bills the book as the "ultimate one-stop resource for HTML, XHTML, CSS, Document Object Model (DOM), and JavaScript development." Developers of rich Internet applications working in such browsers as Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 2, Safari and Opera will find Goodman's revised edition an invaluable tool, the publisher reports.
    Best Practices for Applying AJAX to JSR 168 Portlets
    Maintaining Portlet State, Using a JavaScript Library and More
    Staff engineer at Sun, Greg Ziebold, and writer Marina Sum, present a technical article on the Sun Developer Network (SDN) on how to use AJAX in portlets that comply with the Java Specification Request (JSR) 168: Portlet Specification.
    Ruby on Rails How-to Article: Build a Simple Web Application
    Get CRUD Operations Started
    Dominic Da Silva of says Ruby is fast becoming "the language of choice for rapid application development and testing." He has a how-to article in Ruby on Rails that provides an introduction to the language and walks you through how to create a simple web application with it.
    SDN Video: Client-side Scripting with JavaScript
    Sun's Greg Murray Explains How to Create AJAX-enabled Widgets Using jMaki
    In a new Sun Developer Network Channel (SDN) video Greg Murray, Sun's AJAX architect, explains how to design and create AJAX-enabled widgets using jMaki.
    Java Technology
    Registration Now Open for 2007 JavaOne Conference
    Event to be Held May 8-11 in San Francisco
    Registration is open for the JavaOne Conference 2007. The conference will be held in San Francisco from May 8th to 11th. Exhibitor and those seeking to co-sponsor the event are also invited to register.
    Enter Your Video in the Java Mobile Application Video Contest
    April 27, 2007 Deadline
    Create a short video about a new mobile application or service that was created using the Java ME platform or open source phoneME project. The deadline is April 27, 2007. The winning videos will be posted on the site and be showcased at the 2007 JavaOne Conference.
    New Version of the Java Petstore 2.0 Early Access Released
    Improved Exception Handling for AJAX Calls and Server-side Exceptions
    A new version of the Java Petstore 2.0 Early Access has been released. The pet store is designed to show how the Java EE 5 platform can be used to develop an AJAX-enabled Web 2.0 application.
    Ask the Experts: Java Plug-In Technology - February 12-16
    Post Your Questions Before February 16
    Post your questions starting on February 12, 2007, on the web site for the upcoming Ask the Experts session on Java Plug-In technology.
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