Sun Engineering Enrichment and Development Program Fosters Growth
New Hires, Experienced Staff Work with Senior Staff Mentors
Both recent college hires and established Sun employees now have the
opportunity, through the Sun Engineering Enrichment and Development
(SEED) program, to be paired with senior staff for a mentoring
experience running from six months to a year that is designed to
improve job satisfaction and the opportunity for advancement.
Yemeni National Airline Deploys Sun Ray Appliance
Airline Tests Proof-of-concept at iForce Center in Dubai
Yemenia, the national airline of Yemen, has adopted the Sun Ray
appliance in an IT upgrade designed to run its new revenue accounting
system, Mercator's RAPID, according to Christine Haugseth, reporting
Growth Continues in 64-bit Market Segment
Sun and AMD Position Themselves for New Demands
Two stories on developments in the area of 64-bit computing circulated
recently. The first concerned the CMP XChange in Nashville, TN, and the
second reviewed market highlights based on IDC's European Server Tracker
Chris Melissinos Shares his Visions of Sun's Game Technologies Group
Standards and Scalability are Among the Division's Chief Goals
Chris Melissinos, Sun's Chief Gaming
Officer, shared his visions for the Game Technologies Group (GTG).
Chief among them was the need to develop applications with the same
scalability available to online traders on Wall Street.
Network Computing Product Briefing: Bold New Innovations
Colorado: March 24 and 25
Sun kicked off its NC 04 strategy
and business model in conjunction with the Sun Analyst Symposium (SAS)
on February 10. Now, Sun is bringing the biggest product refresh in
Sun's history to you at a special morning briefing. The event will be in
Denver, CO, on March 24 and in Broomfield, CO on March 25.
Bio-IT World Conference + Expo
March 30-April 1, Boston, MA
The Bio-IT World Conference + Expo brings together professionals from
life science, IT and healthcare to discuss and evaluate the latest
scientific, technological and IT breakthroughs. The conference will be
held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.
iForce Partner Summit 2004
April 19-22, San Diego, CA
The 2004 iForce Partner Summit begins April 19, with keynotes from Sun
executives Scott McNealy, Jonathan Schwartz and Robert Youngjohns on
Monday evening. The event will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San
Oracle Developer Days
April and May: St. Louis, MO; Reston, VA; Cambridge, MA
Oracle Developer Days events are free and delivered as space-limited
workshops where developers can directly interact with development
managers and engineers from Oracle. The workshops cover topics such
as: Grid Computing, Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition
(J2EE), Linux, Web Services, etc.
OASIS Symposium on Reliable Infrastructures for XML
April 26-27, New Orleans, LA
At the OASIS Symposium on Reliable Infrastructures for XML, experts and
developers can exchange ideas and present results of standards
work-in-progress. The event also offers the opportunity to identify
topics in need of standards development and areas where coordination
between standards efforts would promote interoperability.
May 9-14, Las Vegas
This conference is for IT professionals, business managers and channel
experts wanting to tailor their conference experience by selectively
choosing from five distinct areas -- security, wireless, collaboration
and VoIP, performance & data center and infrastructure & services.
Creating Common Locale in Platforms
Challenges of the Common Locale Data Repository Project
The Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR) project aims to provide the
most widely and internationally accepted locale data values across
platforms. Unified locale data is necessary to ensure accurate data
transfer and support for the formatting and parsing of dates, times,
numbers and currencies. Linguistic and cultural differences throughout
the world present challenges to globalization engineers.
Enterprise Edition Beta of Poseidon for UML 2.2 Available
Integrated with New UML 2.0 Standard
Poseidon for UML 2.2 from Gentleware AG is a professional UML Computer
Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tool. Poseidon for UML 2.2 helps
synchronize several developers working in a team. Version 2.2 has
been integrated with the new standard UML 2.0.
Benefits of User Groups for Developers
Join Sun Developer Network Program
According to a report on the Sun Web site, membership in user groups
for Java technology (JUGs) has grown by over 150 percent since the
beginning of 2003.
Globalize Code with TimeZone Class
Tech Tip for Communicating Across Time Zones
A recent tech tip from the Sun Global Application Developer Corner Web site
teaches developers how to globalize their codes by using TimeZone
class. With this technology, developers can account for time zone
differences when writing code assisting them in globalizing software.
Examples demonstrate how to obtain and use all TimeZone IDs.
"Enterprise Messaging Using JMS and IBM WebSphere"
Step-by-Step Guide to Developing Enterprise Messaging Infrastructure
The latest versions of Java Message Service (JMS) are introduced
in Kareem Yusuf's book "Enterprise Messaging Using JMS and IBM
WebSphere." Yusuf details how to build reliable, high-performance
JMS API-based messaging infrastructure by using IBM WebSphere technologies. The JMS API 1.1 and 1.02b are thoroughly examined, as is WebSphere JMS
development, configuration, deployment and administration.
"Java Open Source Programming: with XDoclet, JUnit, WebWork, Hibernate"
Leverage Open Source Tools to Build Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition Applications
Learn how to expediently develop full-scale Java 2 Platform,
Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications with leading open
source tools. Touted as the first book to demonstrate how to leverage
best-of-breed open-source tools to build a complete J2EE platform application,
the work outlines each phase of the development process and which tool to use
"Beginning J2EE 1.4: From Novice to Professional"
The Essentials of the Platform
The Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) is Sun's Java platform
for multi-tier, server-oriented enterprise applications. "Beginning
J2EE 1.4: From Novice to Professional," is a summary of this extremely
powerful platform with information on how to use APIs, when and where
to use them, their strengths and weaknesses and best practices.