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Sun, Microsoft Execs Comment on Sun Joining WS-I

Last week, after almost a year on the sidelines, Sun Microsystems joined the Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I), the web services standard group founded by IBM and Microsoft that now boasts more than 150 members. Integration Developer News spoke with senior executives from both Sun and Microsoft to get a sense of what Sun's coming into the WS-I tent will mean to the future harmony between Java and .NET-based web services.

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Java Execs Eye This Week's J2EE 1.4 Beta Release

This week, Sun makes the beta release of the J2EE 1.4 specification available for download. The key to this release is Java's support for web services standards (SOAP, XML and WSDL), and with this upgrade Java developers should be looking at their development in a new, more highly-integrated way. To find out just how J2EE 1.4 will shape the future of Java developers in a web services world, Integration Developer News spoke in depth with two of Sun's leading voices on J2EE: George Grigoryev, J2EE senior product manager, and Glen Martin, senior marketing manager for J2EE and web services.

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Inside the Google Web API -- The Developer Appeal

It's been six months since the release of the Google Web API, and at least 10,000 developers (Java, .NET, Open Source and other enterprise disciplines) have downloaded the code and started to build applets and services. Integration Developer News spoke with Nelson Minar, one of the lead Google engineers on the project, to get an up close sense of how one of the biggest splashes in Internet-based web services to date is doing with the developer community.

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Online Lender Cashes In with Improved J2EE App Management

The lowest mortgage rates in 40 years has accelerated business for online lenders -- if their systems can run fast enough and work reliably. With the promise of a rapid ROI, one of the nation's fastest growing online mortgage broker has found a way to help their front-line Java developers overcome the complexity of J2EE management. The result: Developers have tons more visibility and control over their applications, without writing complex management scripts with SNMP or JMX (Java Management Exchange). See how and why the techniques used by NexStar Financial Services could change the whole game for managing Java and non-Java integrated apps.

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Sun Gets Aggressive on J2EE Front with App Server, IDE

In the wake of the SunNetworks 2002 event, Sun Microsystems software engineers are putting final touches on a multi-platform version of their Sun ONE application server (formerly iPlanet). Downloads for Linux, Windows and Solaris (on SPARC) will be available in beta this week, with versions for Hewlett-Packard's HP-UX and IBM's AIX available in 90 days. Sun also wants to improve their IDEs -- both commercial Sun ONE Studio (formerly Forte) and the Open Source NetBeans toolset -- to make it easier for non-J2EE developers to get up to speed with app server development. See the roadmap.

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Eclipse Moves Beyond J2EE; Eyes End-to-End "Plug-Ins"

Eclipse, an Open Source IDE backed by IBM and more than 25 other vendors, isn't just for J2EE developers anymore. Fueled by new IBM-contributed technologies for a plug-in, extensible framework and XML data exchange, Eclipse this month will take giant steps toward a broader, multi-platform, multi-language vision. IDN interviewed Eclipse manager Mark Erickson about the moves.

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Web Services Will Force JVMs To Get Smarter

The emerging use of Web services could drive some significant changes in the way Java Virtual Machines (JVMs) work, according to Robert Berry, a distinguished engineer from IBM's Hursley Park Java Technology Center. Berry raised some eyebrows in the JVM world by predicting that current age of JVMs is coming to an end, and that JVMs will have to get smarter and more manageable to be valuable in the world of web services development.

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Intel, Microsoft, Sun Scramble For Wireless Developers

Intel, Microsoft and Sun will all be ratcheting up their wireless outreach to developers in the coming weeks in efforts to capture mind-share and talent for the next wave in mobile computing. Integration Developer News has prepared a short checklist of what developers can expect from the Big 3 in wireless PDA and cellphone developer packages.

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From VB 6 to VB .NET: The Right Move? - Part I

Many developers may be on the fence about beginning to invest in .NET training and tools. They reasonably ask about the benefits they'll get from moving to .NET. Hear 4 straight-talk reasons why developers at Greystone Solutions say the benefits of using VB.NET outweigh the learning curve.

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Hands On: Developers Comment on Visual J# .NET 1.0

Hear from Java developers with hands-on insights on using Visual J#.NET 1.0 for building web services.

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O'Reilly's 'Java and SOAP' Offers Troubleshooting Tips

This latest volume on Java and web services shows Java developers how best to use SOAP envelops to wrap their code.

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Microsoft Launches Visual J# .NET

After almost nine months of developer feedback, Microsoft ships its much-publicized Visual J# .NET toolkit for web service development.

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