Sun Java Desktop System Scores High with New Rowley Group Analyst
Report Sees Potential Major Challenge to Microsoft's Windows, Office
The Sun Java Desktop System scored high with the New Rowley Group,
who see the product as wedging a significant opening in the market
dominated by Microsoft's Windows and Office. Aside from the name, which led
many analysts to assume the solution was a desktop for running Java
technology applications, the New Rowley Group is encouraged to think that
this Sun product and similar solutions from other vendors will shortly pose a challenge to Microsoft's market share.
Sun Java Studio Standard 5 Update 1 Supports 1.3 Standard
Release Features Model-view-controller Application Framework
Among the new features in Sun Java Studio Standard 5 update 1
(formerly Sun ONE Studio 5 update 1, Standard Edition), which is
based on the NetBeans platform, is a Model-view-controller based
application framework and associated tools that make for improved
developer productivity. The update comes pre-configured with the
Sun ONE Application Server 7. The update also features Extended Web
Services Support, Unit Testing support with JUNIT and Inherited
advanced NetBeans Platform features.
Sun Cluster 3.1 10/03 for SunPlex Systems
New Release Meets Needs of Enterprises with Critical Scalability, Availability Needs
Sun Cluster 3.1 10/03 software powers SunPlex Systems to manage
application services while optimizing both their availability and
scalability. Sun Cluster software is the key to building highly
available SunPlex systems, including the Solaris Operating System
(Solaris OS), agents, applications, Sun servers, Sun StorEdge
solutions, interconnect products and services.
SANS Network Security 2003 Annual Conference
November 13-19, New Orleans, LA
The SANS Network Security 2003 Annual Conference is designed to provide
several in-depth, hands-on, immersion training tracks for technical and
management people interested in improving security for their employers.
The event will include large security product expositions, the highest
rated instructors, bonus sessions on new technology and
Seminar: Financial Consolidation & the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
November 13, Atlanta, GA
Sun, PeopleSoft and BearingPoint present a seminar on "Financial
Consolidation & the Sarbanes-Oxley Act" November 13, 2003, in Atlanta,
GA. The focus will be on the reporting requirements, gaining increased
vision into your corporate financial data and reducing time spent on
the books via a solution from Sun, PeopleSoft and BearingPoint.
Rocky Mountain Software Symposium
November 14-16, Denver, CO
The Rocky Mountain Software Symposium is designed to cover the latest
in trends, best practices and newest developments in Java
technology software application development. The event provides focused
exposure to the technical aspects of Java technology, XML, Java 2
Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) and Open Source.
Sun Tech Days -- Prague
November 18, Prague, Czech Republic
The schedule has been announced for the Sun Tech Days Conference
scheduled for Prague. The lineup includes a Sun keynote on current
software industry trends and future directions the industry may take.
Sun Tech Days -- Prague will be held November 18 in the Czech
November 16-21, Santa Barbara, CA
The California Educational Technology Professionals Association (CETPA)
will base its annual conference on the theme of: "Engineering the
Future of Educational Technology." Break out sessions, hands-on
sessions, a technology center, tech talks and a vendor exposition will
all be available to conference attendees. The conference will be held
on November 16-21, in Santa Barbara, CA. Sun will be conducting a session on Linux and open source
systems in K-12.
Enterprise IT Week CDXPO
November 17-20, Las Vegas, Nevada
Enterprise IT Week CDXPO aims to provide a vertically focused,
enterprise IT event that includes a state-of-the-art exhibition and
conference. The event brings together IT professionals from all over
the globe for a range of tracks and sessions, including a Web Services
standards roundtable and a session on Web services management using
Java Management Extensions (JMX) APIs.
BAI's Retail Delivery Conference & Expo 2003
November 18-20, New Orleans, LA
BAI's Retail Delivery Conference and Expo 2003 aims to bring together
some of the best in the business to examine critical business issues
with proven strategies and important information. Workshop topics include
the future of retail financial channels. Sessions will cover CRM and more.
"Bluetooth Application Programming with the Java APIs"
A Look at the JABWT Standardization
A new book explains how to program Bluetooth applications using the
Java Application Programming Interface (API). Written by the
specification lead for Java Specification Request (JSR) 82 and two other key participants in the
definition of Java APIs for Bluetooth wireless technology (JABWT),
"Bluetooth Application Programming with the Java APIs" should offer
readers some valuable insight.
"Software By Numbers"
Strategies for High Return, Low Risk Application Development
"Software By Numbers" aims to address the difficulty of software
development straight-on and offer realistic answers to the problem.
Authors Mark Denne and Dr. Jane Cleland-Huang present Incremental
Funding Methodology (IFM), an ROI-informed approach to software
"Interaction Design for Complex Problem Solving"
A New Approach to Interaction Design
The book, "Interaction Design for Complex Problem Solving," looks at
the complicated task of finding solid software for the toughest
problems. While much of today's complex problem solving software offer
advanced features or alluring visuals, the user experience often leaves
much to be desired. Barbara Mirel's new book helps readers figure this
complicated subject out.
From java.net: Software Summit Report, Swing Tip
Project JXTA Example
For a tech tip on improving the threading of Swing applications, see the java.net site. Also covered recently on the site is a new
NetBeans IDE module, Project JXTA and the Colorado Software Summit
on Java technology and XML.
Java Specification Request 168 Final Release
Components for Portal Computing
The Final Release of the Java Specification Request (JSR) 168
Specification is available. The goals of the specification are to define
a set of APIs for Portal computing addressing the areas of aggregation,
personalization, presentation and security to enable interoperability
between Portlets and Portals.
JavaServer Pages Technology Tutorial
A Chapter from the Java Web Services Guide
Chapter 16 of the Java Web Services Tutorial, "JavaServer Pages
(JSP) Technology", starts with an overview of the technology,
examples, how-to's on creating custom and static content, tips on using
custom tags and more.
TopCoder Inc. Joins OSS through Java Initiative
Testing Implementations over Multiple Underlying Integration Profiles
TopCoder Inc. has joined the OSS through Java Initiative (OSS/J) as
a Focus Member. TopCoder will be responsible for two projects: One a
test proxy, and another project working with Java Management
A Q&A with Joe Keller on How Sun is Expanding the Reach of Java Technology
Project Rave Attracts More Developers
Joe Keller, vice president, Marketing for Java Web Services and Tools,
participated in a recent question and answer session addressing topics
such as how Sun is attracting new groups of Java technology developers.
Studying the Tendencies of Baseball Players via a Tendu Software Application
A Database of Pitches Built with Java Technology
Tendu software uses Java technology as its platform to create a
database of stats and information for coaches, players and fans. It
provides contextual tendency analysis which was used by some Major
League teams to assess the tendencies of players up to bat. Jon Byous
outlines the software and its abilities in a feature story on the Java
technology developer Web site.