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Java Technology
"Designing J2EE 1.4 Web Applications"
Guidelines for Using the Java Adventure Builder Reference Application

With Web Services now an integral part of the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition v.1.4 (J2EE platform) Software Development Kit (J2EE 1.4 SDK), developers now need to decide on the most appropriate way to implement a Web Services client, whether that be to use Java API for XML-based RPC (JAX-RPC), the Java Message Service (JMS) API, J2EE Connector architecture or RMI-IIOP. "Designing J2EE 1.4 Web Applications" provides some guidance.

Mobile Phone Development and Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition Courses
Develop Mobile Phone Applications, Learn Advanced Proficiency with J2ME

Sun is offering two courses on mobile phone and Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME platform) technologies: "Developing Mobile Phone Applications With J2ME Technology" and "J2ME and Mobile Phone Development Topics."

JDBC RowSet Implementations 1.0 Now Available for Download
Standardizes Key RowSet Implementations

The new JDBC RowSet Implementations 1.0 specification is now available for download. Developed through the Java Community Process (JCP), the specification provides Web developers with a richer environment for manipulating disconnected tabular data and a robust SPI for data synchronization.

Take the Free Sun Certified Developer for Java Web Services Beta Exam
Register Now and Take the Exam Before May 23, 2004

Take a free beta version of the new Sun Certified Developer for Java Web Services exam. The first 400 candidates will receive free vouchers. Candidates who pass the exam receive a full certification kit.

Free and Open Source S/W
Sphinx-4 Propels Speech Technology Advancements with Open Source
Sun Labs Lead Speech Recognition Initiative
Sphinx-4 is a collaborative, open source project aspiring toward a state-of-the-art continuous speech, speaker independent recognition engine. The brainchild of Sun Labs and research partners Carnegie Mellon University, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs and Hewlett Packard, Sphinx-4 has evolved over the past three generations adding flexibility, modularity, and a framework for universal speech models.
MozManual: An Introductory Guide to Mozilla and its Features
Navigator Browser, Mail, Address Book and Other Features Highlighted
First time users of the Mozilla browser in a corporate, educational or enterprise environment will find MozManual provides key information on Mozilla's basic features like Navigator (Web browser), mail and newsgroups (email client), address book, Composer (Web page editor) and ChatZilla. This 55-page manual is a quick overview based on Mozilla 1.5.
    Apache Tomcat 5.0
    2.0.4 Tomcat mod_jk2 Web Server Connector Released
    Tomcat is the reference implementation of a Web application server that implements the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages (JSP) specifications. Version 2.0.4 of the Apache Tomcat mod_jk2 Web server connector has been released.
    Calendar of Events
    Links to Articles on Upcoming Events

    This article is a calendar of upcoming events, with links to the articles about them. Click on the article numbers in the calendar to get more details about the event and how to register.

    Join Sun Experts in Three Live Events: April 27 & 28 and May 5
    Interactive Sessions Offer Forum for Discussion on New Sun Products

    Three live events will be happening over the two weeks covering topics on the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE platform) 1.4, enterprise messaging and the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS).

    BEA eWorld 2004
    May 24-27, San Francisco, CA
    "Deploy SOA. Now." That is the 9th annual BEA Technology Conference slogan and BEA promises essential SOA information will be delivered so the architecture can reach organizations and be deployed immediately. Select from over 100 in-depth breakout sessions, technical demonstrations and hands-on labs.
    Network Computing 04-Q2
    June 1, Online
    Sign up for an email reminder so you won't miss the live NC04Q2 where top Sun executives will be taking questions and discussing the latest product developments as well as strategic thinking in key areas. This Web event is set for June 1, at 9:30 a.m. PDT / 16:30 GMT.
      Downloads Available: Sun Fire System Controller Logger 2.1
      Sun Fire Link 1.1

      With the Sun Fire System Controller Logger 2.1, you can log messages from certain Sun Fire servers. The Sun Fire Link 1.1 interconnects mid-range and high-end servers.

      "SPARC/Solaris Operating System: Optimal for Mid-range, High-end Servers"
      White Paper Highlights Benefits for Desktop Workstation to Mission-Critical Applications

      In its latest iteration, the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) (SPARC Platform Edition) includes such features as chip multithreading (CMT) and throughput computing, high throughput interconnects, predictive self-healing and automatic error detection, diagnosis and recovery of systems. These capabilities make the platform useful for applications from the desktop workstation to the mission-critical enterprise server.

      Availability Features of Sun Fire Midrange Server Systems
      Auto Diagnose Engine, Domain Hang Recovery and Panic-reboot Loop Prevention Additions
      Advanced systems administrators will find explanations of new availability features for Sun Fire midrange systems with the new system controller (SC) firmware releases 5.15.0 through 5.17.0 in the 20-page Sun BluePrints document, "Sun Fire Midrange Server Auto Diagnosis and Recovery Features." The document covers Auto Diagnose Engine (ADE), the "Domain Hang Recovery" and the "panic-reboot loop" prevention additions.
      Sun Java Studio Creator Early Access Release and Databases
      Resources Answer Developers' Frequently Asked Questions
      PointBase database comes with the early access release of the Sun Java Studio Creator application development tool for evaluation and testing purposes. It is the only database currently supported by the early release of this application development tool.
      Tutorial for Getting Started with Sun Java Studio Creator IDE
      Create Two Applications with this Step-by-Step Guide

      The Sun Developer's Web site offers a 20-page tutorial on the major features of the Sun Java Studio Creator integrated development environment (IDE), Sun Java Studio Creator IDE workspace and steps to creating a Web application. The tutorial guides readers through building two simple applications: a Hello World and a dynamic Web application.

      Sun, Release NetBeans 3.6 IDE
      Improvements to Editor, CVS Support, Web and Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition Development
      NetBeans Integrated Development Environment (IDE) version 3.6 is now available with significant updates including many improvements to the editor, Concurrent Versions System (CVS) support, Web and Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) development.
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