AD Summit 2001
Demonstration by Forte for Java and iPlanet Developer Pack Enterprise Edition
A demonstration of the integrated solution available with Forte for
Java and the iPlanet Developer Pack Enterprise Edition will be a feature of
the Gartner's AD Summit 2001, Technological Possibilities, Business
Realities Conference in Palm Springs, California, on September 12-14, 2001.
The conference will address the technological and cultural evolution of
today's computing platforms. Topics include techniques to manage applications early in the planning and
development stages to ensure a long and productive application life.
Sun Enterprise Server Memory Promotion
Eight GB of Memory for the Price of Four GB
There is a special offer on processor building blocks, each with four
2-GB memory options for the Sun Enterprise 3X00, Sun Enterprise 4X00,
Sun Enterprise 5X00, Sun Enterprise 6X00 servers. Buy a building block
containing two processor/memory boards with four 400- or 464-MHz
UltraSPARC II processors, one power cooling module and 8 GB memory
and receive the 8 GB of memory for the price of 4 GB.
SPARC Architecture in Space
European Space Agency
The European Space Agency (ESA) fosters collaborative projects in space
science and technology with other space agencies. A key ESA strategy
is to equip its spacecraft with ever-stronger computing capability.
ESA chose the SPARC microprocessor family from Sun.
ESA contracted with the aerospace division of Atmel Corporation to
special radiation-hardened versions of SPARC microprocessor chips with
added features to recover from single-event upsets caused by
Sun Open Net Environment Inner Circle
Keep up with the Latest Developments
The Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) Inner Circle will help you
keep up with the latest developments in the open architecture
movement. Sign up now to get a free white paper, "A Field Guide to
Services on Demand and Sun ONE," and to view two web casts, one with Scott
McNealy and one with Greg Papadopoulos.
Sun and Pegasystems Expand Alliance
Bring Highly-Integrated CRM Solutions
Sun and Pegasystems have expanded their relationship to bring powerful
rules-driven process automation solutions for Customer Relationship
Management (CRM) on the UNIX platform to customers in
banking and healthcare markets. The companies will participate in joint
engineering, business development and co-marketing and sales efforts.
Sun and Pegasystems are delivering tested, integratable iForce
solutions to customers.
Authorization Infrastructure in Solaris Operating Environment
Part of the Role-based Access Control Project
This article outlines the advantages of a common infrastructure for
managing authorizations and describes how authorization enforcement,
hierarchy, delegation, and scope are supported. It provides programming
examples in C and Java technology. It also discusses how
authorizations can be associated with executables to restrict access to
Interview with Macromedia's Chief Architect, Simeon Simeonov
From the Dot-Com Builder Web Site
Currently available on the Dot-Com Builder web site is an interview
with Simeon Simeonov, chief architect of Macromedia. Simeonov comments
on web services, including some of the promises and pitfalls awaiting
web developers. Also covered is how XML is linked with web services and
what developers should consider in regard to web services.
Solaris OE XFree86 Video Drivers and Porting Kit
For Intel Platform Edition
The Solaris Operating Environment (OE) XFree86 Video Drivers and
Porting Kit enables use of XFree86 video drivers with the X Window
System server for Solaris 8 OE (Intel Platform Edition) or for
Solaris 9 OE (Intel Platform Edition). There is a Source and Binary
LibElf and GElf
A Library to Manipulate ELF Files
The article "LibElf and GElf: A Library to Manipulate ELF Files" by
Neelakanth Nadgir provides a short introduction to using the ELF
manipulation library, which is a part of the Solaris Operating
Environment (OE). Nadgir covers the three kinds of object files: the
relocatable files, executable files, shared object files. This
technical article features a table on Object File Format and simple
code fragments that demonstrate how to use LibELF to manipulate object
Project JXTA's Li Gong
Kammie Kayl's interview with Li Gong, director of peer-to-peer
networking engineering for Project JXTA, covers what direction Project
JXTA has taken since its launch, the reasons for choosing the Java
technology language, licensing, standards and the Internet Engineering
Task Force (IETF), Microsoft's response to Project JXTA, security, and
the future of peer-to-peer networking.
U.S. Amateur Boxing Uses Java Technology
Amateur boxing is utilizing an electronic scoring and timing system
driven by Java technology to avoid controversy in scoring.
After the Seoul Olympics, with the
outcome of important bouts shrouded in controversy, the International
Olympic Committee (IOC) requested
that the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) change the way
that judges score international events. Judges' scores could be
calculated by computer at the end of each round in an Olympic bout to
ensure more accurate and objective results.
Web Services and Java Technology Resources
XML-based web services are technologies that support creation,
assembly, deployment, and discovery of dynamic distributed applications
and are evolving rapidly. Java technologies, including the
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE), and the Java APIs
for XML, provide the ideal path to using the latest web service
capabilities. The Java technology web site offers a roadmap of web
services offerings. Technical articles and white papers are available
on the web site.
Java Wireless Developer Connection Program Resources
Articles, Code Samples, and Tech Tips
A new key web site link on the Sun Developer Connection web site is
the Java Wireless Developer Connection Program, which contains information, articles,
code samples, tech tips, and resources for wireless developers.
Advanced Object Serialization
Technical Details Article
A recent article on "Advanced Object Serialization" by John Zukowski,
on the Java technology web site, covers a review of the basics of
serialization, followed by explanations of validating serialized
streams, manipulating serializable fields through ObjectStreamField,
and encrypting object streams.
New to Java Programming Center Supplement
From the Java Developer Connection
The Java Developer Connection Program (JDC) New to Java Programming
Center Supplement is a monthly supplement that covers the basics of the
Java technology programming language, new resources, and helps you keep
up-to-date on the latest additions to the JDC's New to Java Programming
Center. The contents of the supplement include Java Programming
Language Basics, Program Challenges, Making Sense of the Java Technology Class
Libraries, and New to Java Technology Forum Latest.
JDJEdge Conference and Expo
Featuring Java Technology Certification Program
Sun brings three code-level, full-day (or more) courses of its Java
technology certification Fast Track program to this year's JDJEdge
Conference and Expo on September 23-27 in New York. Keynote speakers for
the JDJEdge Conference include James Gosling of Sun, Alan E. Baratz of
Zaplet, Greg Kiessling of Sistraka, and Kevin Lynch of Macromedia.
Featured sessions include Combining Java 2D API, AWT, and Swing;
Testing JavaBeans components; and Where Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition
(J2ME) is headed.