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I don't need a California court to tell me that Microsoft has breached their commitment to Java. Their attacks on Java portability, its very heart and soul, are blatant and painfully obvious. It's time to move on, and I think the solution to the Microsoft problem is simple.
This article will show you how to create an interactive, graphics-based applet by designing only the graphical objects themselves and by specifying their behavior given some external event (i.e., a mouse click or a button press). The ipl and ipl.graphics classes and interfaces will let...
Introduction JDK1.1 supports JDBC and RMI and will support CORBA in a future release. It becomes a language run not only inside an applet but also on the server side, integrating all kinds of systems such as RDBMS, a bank's mainframe as a CGI script or a lightweight servlet. As of toda...
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Introduction Most of the available distributed systems today are based on the client/server model, which is implemented through some form of remote procedure calls, or remote objects in the case of the object-based model. The client/server paradigm however, has its own limitations. Mos...
Leading members of the Object Management Group are colluding to ensure the ongoing success of the Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA). On May 25, 1997, the gang-of-four ... IBM, Netscape, Oracle, and SunSoft ... submitted a statement of direction to the Object Management ...
During the past several years, Borland has been in the doghouse as the stock price has languished. But with new management, the company has been showing strong signs of resurgence. Evidence of this is the release of JBuilder, an integrated development environment for Java. But instead ...
Many Java programs that utilize I/O are excellent candidates for performance tuning. One of the more common problems in Java applications is inefficient I/O. A profile of Java applications and applets that handle significant volumes of data will show significant time spent in I/O routi...
The idea of the AWT (the Abstract Window Toolkit) is to make a platform-independent way to build UIs. That is a noble and worthwhile goal, to be sure. Unfortunately the AWT falls into the same traps that so many of the other tools targeting platform independence did years ago. Walking...
JDJ: Congratulations on the new company. You took Powersoft to the top of the client/server software development platform. Do you see yourself doing the same thing at SilverStream for the Java development environments? DL: It is probably a good place to start by talking about what is h...
Java and VRML technologies change very quickly so by the time you read this article, the information in it may be outdated. However, that shouldn't deter you from learning about the synergies of Java and VRML because frankly, it is one of the most exciting areas of software development...
"Hi Everybody," John Tabbone announces as he walks into a class full of aspiring Java students. "Today, we are starting a multi-part class on object-orientation, OO for short." The students lean forward as if they were engaged in a campfire story. "I have heard...
Today, the Web has become an indispensable part of our lives. The Web is built based on client/server architecture. Traditionally, the client/server model refers to a two-tier relationship with a desktop client connected over the network to some form of server such as a database server...
Few technologies have been hyped as much as Java. Supported by every major Web browser, Java applications can be written once and deployed on virtually every computer on the planet. Today, Java is known as the universal language of the Internet.
Joe here again, still in the job search game. Seems like a bi-annual thing here in the Valley. Let's see, got the resume ready, the reference list completed. Oh, interview clothes; I need to think about that.