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24 Apr 2006
Java BluePrints AJAX Components Early-access Download
Based on JavaServer Faces Technology

Recognizing the increasing popularity of Asynchronous JavaScript with XML (AJAX), Java BluePrints has made an early access set of AJAX components built with JavaServer Faces technology for the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) 1.4 and the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) 5 available for download.
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24 Apr 2006
Java Card Platform Specification 2.2.2 Available as Download
Introduces New Features, Includes Backward-compatibility

Java Card technology is the leading open, cross-platform and cross-vendor interoperable platform for smart cards and secure tokens. The Java Card Platform Specification Version 2.2.2 is available for download and introduces several optional additions to the Java Card platform that provide specific support for the latest contactless and ID cards.
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24 Apr 2006
Jini Technology Goes to Apache
Sun Hopes Open Source Will Revitalize the Architecture

Jini technology is being revitalized, reports Jim Hurley, community lead for, who revealed that Sun Microsystems is handing the architecture over to Apache, making it a more open and accessible technology and eliminating the perception that the Jini Community is a closed society by changing the licensing structure from SCSL to open source.
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24 Apr 2006
Sun Center of Excellence Slated for India
Sun Microsystems, Wipro Technologies Sign New Pact

Sun and Wipro Technologies have agreed on plans to establish the first Sun Center of Excellence for the Sun Java Enterprise System in India. With this move, Wipro extends its 17-year-long relationship with Sun. Most recently Wipro became a global migration partner for the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS).
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