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Sun and Oracle caused a stir with their introduction of the network computer (NC) this past spring. Their idea is that the total cost of ownership of today's PCs is too high, opening the door for a low-cost, low-maintenance data appliance. So strong was the reaction of the industry tha...
Introduction Java is particularly well suited for mobile code and distribution. However, it offers no more support for distributed computing than any other object-oriented language, such as C++ or SmallTalk.
Netscape and Sun Broaden Collaboration on Intranet Technologies Netscape Communications Corporation and Sun Microsystems, Inc. are extending their strategic relationship to incorporate support for Sun's WebNFSTM Internet file system in Netscape products, and to assure interoperability ...
Asymetrix SuperCede for Java is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Java development on Windows 32 platforms. The IDE includes a C++ compiler for making native methods. SuperCede is the first product available to make Intel x86 executable code directly from Java source.
With Java 1.1 rolling off the digital assembly line, it's time to take a look at Java's new AWT event delivery model. The nice thing about this new model is that the design pattern it uses, a Listener/Listenee model, is applicable to your Java 1.0.X applications and applets, not just J...
Introduction The advent of Java has traumatized the performance of an already slow Internet. Bringing up a new Web page now requires fetching graphics, applets, JavaScript, etc. You can`t change the world, but there are things you as a content-designer can do to make your Web pages loa...
Welcome to the Java Q&A Column. Hopefully, this column will evolve into an excellent source of tips and techniques that you'll use over and over again. In each issue, I'll answer questions from readers like you, and offer insights into new and cool things that I've come across in m...
Sun's Java WorkShop, the most important product to enter the Java Integrated Development Environment (IDE), is a powerful integrated toolkit that allows quick and easy cross-platform application development in Java. Sun Microsystems, whose JavaSoft group created Java, has taken its tim...
Ever since it was announced in May of 1996, Java Beans has been a topic of great interest among Java developers. The first generation Java technology embodied several modern software engineering concepts such as object-orientation, platform independence, multithreading, network awaren...
When it comes to Java, the world is basically divided into two major groups: the Java technologists and enthusiasts, and the rest of the IT community. The enthusiasts are thrilled by Java. They just explore the capabilities of this new technology. Nobody has to convince them about how ...
Introduction Much of the excitement about Java comes from C++ programmers looking for a better way to develop software. In this article we take an in-depth look at Java from the perspective of a C++ expert who wishes to quickly come up to speed and transfer hard-earned knowledge of C++...
JDJ: Could you please introduce yourselves to our readers and tell them a little bit of your background and what you do at Lucent? It would be helpful if you could also tell us a little about Lucent Technologies itself.
Congratulations to JDJ, as the fourth issue is now in the hands of the Java development community. When I discussed doing a column with the JDJ publishers, I intended to get specific with regards to hardware for Java systems and devices, especially the concept of a portable Java PDA. A...