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Apache Releases First Geronimo Codeset

Developers can now get their first glimpse at real code for Geronimo, ASF's Open Source J2EE project. Source and binaries are available for a free download. See why Geronimo's code release signals that another J2EE Open Source option is closer than many thought.

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Countdown to BPEL Begins - A Dev's FAQ

Controversy is giving way to simple hard work on BPEL4WS, the proposed orchestration standard for web services supported by both Java and .NET vendors. BEA and IBM have jointly submitted BPELJ, a plan to implement BPEL for Java J2EE -- so devs could be working with business process across Java and .NET apps by year end. All the while, Java vendors say they'll keep touch with Microsoft to make sure BPEL works with .NET. Get the details on a busy BPEL summer.

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.NET Designer Tool Cuts Coding By 80 Percent

A small Silicon Valley tools firm has developed a .NET developers' aid that can cut up to 80% of your .NET design and coding by providing end-to-end auto-generation of code for GUI, queries, workflow, transaction management and database connectivity. See why devs at McDonald's, Otis Elevator and others are sold on these .NET tools from Iron Speed.

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A Developer's Roadmap to Using WS-Security

This week, WS-Security, one of the core building blocks for interoperable web services security, was adopted by OASIS. To help devs understand what the adoption of WS-Security might mean to their business -- and career -- IDN spoke with the WS-I's Steven Van Roekel, who details how developers can use it, what cross-platform features exist and are planned.

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Quick Guide to Taming XML for Integration

Knowing some in-depth XML can really make a difference in the performance and ease of integration for certain beginner web services projects. IDN spoke with execs from an experienced web services development firm to provide a Quick Guide to some of the best XML tips for senior Java and ASP/.NET developers.

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Tips & Tricks: A Cross-DB Resource Guide

More and more, enterprise developers (Java, VB/.NET, C++, etc.) are being asked to create more efficient solutions for providing cross-database access to applications and users. Even without knowing a great deal about web services techniques, developers have a growing number of options, thanks to a variety of enhancements to familiar tools and techniques.

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Microsoft Previews Upgrades for Mobile .NET

This week, Microsoft will provide devs a "preview" of its first upgrade to its .NET Compact Framework. Microsoft engineers say that the improved performance, UI support and backend access technologies (including XML, COM SQL) will make it tons easier for devs to design, build, test and deploy mobile apps at work.

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Download: WS-I Testing Tools Ease Dev Pains

The Web Services Interoperability Organization has released a pair of testing tools for devs building web services to help them make sure their services will interoperate with others across the enterprise or the wide area. IDN speaks with a WS-I exec to get insights on how devs can begin using the Java and C# tools, and learned how WS-I may prompt better vendor standards.

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SAP Weaves Tighter .NET, Java Integration Tools

SAP has woven NetWeaver more tightly together, and the fit may be better for many non-SAP developers. The result, SAP hopes, will be a more intuitive, well-oiled platform that will make it much easier for Java and .NET devs to integrate their systems with data and business rules from SAP and other ERP software.

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Juice Pipes XML for "Live" Desktop Integration

Juice Software is providing developers with an XML-based data integration platform that can bring "live" data updates directly to their end users' desktops from a variety of back-end software systems -- ranging from simple web pages, networked Microsoft Office applications, SQL databases and even high-end ERP systems.

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BizTalk 2004 Preps Devs for Integration Projects

Microsoft's BizTalk 2004, slated to ship April 1, will begin to set the stage for many enterprise developers, .NET and Java, to get more accustomed to participating in integration-driven project work, according to analysts and partners IDN spoke with this week. Get insights into how BizTalk 2004 might begin to change the developer landscape at your firm.

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Today's Portals "Inadequate" for Web Services?

A stunning report from web services analysts Zapthink for portal developers predicts that today's web-based portals will prove "wholly inadequate" to meet the needs of emerging standards-based, loosely coupled, distributed applications. Read why the solution may be "rich clients," of all things. And why such an approach could save devs lots of time -- and headaches.

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