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Extreme Programming (XP) has been an accepted form of software development for about eight years now. Many of the concepts found in this lightweight method of development have been implemented into the software shops without even the awareness that they were XP techniques. XP takes man...
As Sun open-sources Solaris, and another software development 'community' is tugged into being around it, critics are saying - Red Hat's general counsel Mark Webbink in particular - that the strategy will fail.
As open source technology is gaining more popularity in the press and among the general population, there still seems to be a lack of knowledge of what is available via open source amid many software development projects. While the mainstream media and the average computer user thinks ...
Oracle has impressed most of us with its database products and, in my opinion, they offer an impressive J2EE infrastructure as well. To select the right technology for migrating the popular Alamo Rent A Car Web site from its generation-old Microsoft platform to a state-of-the-art J2EE ...
This article describes how to host an ActiveX/.NET control in a Java application that is targeted for the Microsoft Windows Platform. I'll assume you know the fundamentals of Java, C++, JNI (Java Native Interface), Win32, COM (Component Object Model), and ATL (Active Template Library).
Earthdate: October 15, 1997, and the Cassini spacecraft is launched. Mission: to boldly go and explore the planet Saturn.
If you're reading this at the Web Services Edge 2005 East Conference, you're probably having a great time. If, on the other hand, it's before February 15th, you might still have time to get to Boston and attend. For anyone interested in Web services or XML, this conference will be big.
When I first got involved in the planning for a project that involved the migration of applications between versions of IBM's WebSphere product, I naively thought - 'This can't be that big a deal. After all it's just different versions of the application server. And the changes in the ...
A multitiered J2EE-based enterprise application is usually deployed on multiple J2EE application servers running on geographically separated machines. It may also integrate the services distributed in heterogeneous applications within an enterprise (such as an ERP application or a main...
Welcome to the February edition of the JCP program column. Each month you can read about the Java Community Process program: newly submitted JSRs, new draft specs, Java APIs that were finalized, and other news from the JCP. JCP members have been busy since my last column, submitting o...