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Gosling: Unified Java Tool APIs May Take a Year

James Gosling, the renowned creator of Java, now has a new job at Sun: CTO of the Sun Developer Platform. In that role, he gave his first formal briefing to reporters, noting that the push by the Java Tools Committee to create a unified set of APIs for Java tools vendors could take a year or more. He also revealed that Sun will base its future product line on its Open Source NetBeans platform, and was hopeful that the rift between NetBeans and Eclipse could be mended as talks continue between Sun and IBM.

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Java Devs React To Middleware Co's Site for .NET

The Middleware Company, creator and manager of TheServerSide.com, a leading online community for enterprise Java/J2EE devs, has launched a .NET version of its site. TheServerSide.NET is the first non-Java project launched by The Middleware Co. since its founding in 1998. See why The Middleware Co. feels now is the time to support .NET news and discussion - And why many Java devs welcome the outreach -- and many don't.

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Why Poor "Tool-ability" Is Hurting Java

A group of leading Java vendors, including Sun, Oracle and BEA, are making the case that Java tools have become too complex and too expensive to build. To help solve the problem, 10 leading Java tools vendors have formed a community to focus on improving Java's "tool-ability." IDN looks at the JTC efforts, why IBM and Borland aren't on-board and what others say about Java's Future.

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Eclipse 3.0 Upgrade Demos on Tap at EclipseCon

Eclipse committers are hard at work on upgrade features for Eclipse 3.0, slated for release in summer 2004. Key improvements include a generalized Eclipse platform for building non-IDE applications, increased UI responsiveness, and generalized Java tools to support Java like languages. IDN spoke with Erich Gamma, an Eclipse Project Lead who will be showing Eclipse 3.0's latest progress at February's EclipseCon event.

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Can an Apache XMLBeans Help Speed Java Devs on XML?

Concerned that Microsoft is way ahead of Java in supporting XML, BEA has handed over its internally-developed XMLBeans technologies to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) to make it available as Open Source to devs. BEA VP Byron Sebastian told us why BEA is concerned about availability of XML support for Java devs, and how an Apache-run XMLBeans may help.

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Java Devs Face MetaData Agendas in 2004

Java devs could get at least two metadata reference implementations to play with early next year. The JCP has said it would have an early release RI for J2SE 1.5 (Tiger), and BEA has said they are gearing up for an early release of an RI for its JSR 181, whether or not it has full JCP approvals by then. IDN spoke with Onno Kluyt, Program Director at the JCP, to get a feel for what may be coming, and how devs can keep a straight head -- and maybe even put in their own comments.

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Java, .NET Devs Get New Site for Portal Help

A group of software tools providers have gotten together to provide Java and .NET devs some help with their portal and custom UI projects using some of the latest standards. Launched last week at SourceForge, the portal features support for JSR 168, as well as cross-platform support via the emerging set of WSRP standards. See how the new POST portal, fitted with open tools and patterns, may change your next portal project.

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Seagull Tools Speed Windows, .NET Integration

Like many Java tools providers, Seagull is looking to make it easier for enterprise devs to integrate web and legacy assets. With deep Java roots, Seagull is bringing some new tools to .NET and Windows devs that just may turn some heads about how the Java and .NET (and Windows) worlds will interact.

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Harvard Prof Likens J2EE to an SUV; Devs React

One Harvard professor, after completing a web services assignment, this month compared Java to an SUV of dev tools, claiming it was overkill in some areas and not up-to-snuff when really going off-road. Reaction from the Java/J2EE community was swift -- although not as predictable as you might think. By special arrangement with J2EE community portal TheServerSide.com, IDN helps you take a look at how Java/J2EE devs see the state of their art, and at the Harvard comments that started it all.

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SAP Tools, Partners Reach Out to Java, .NET Devs

SAP, at its TechEd '03 Developers' Conference earlier this month, SAP offered .NET and Java developers a peek at an array of integrated tools and web-to-legacy deployment technologies. IDN takes a drill-down look at SAP's new integration and appdev tools, slated to roll out between now and mid-2004.

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Sun, Microsoft Seek to Embrace Dynamic Scripting

Microsoft and Sun, in two separate initiatives, are reaching out to the dynamic scripting language communities, including popular Open Source options PHP, Perl, Python and Ruby to improve the native support for such technologies in .NET and Java. IDN talks with the men behind both initiatives, and finds out how such support could speed prototyping, web services development and integration for .NET and Java.

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BEA Confronts J2EE Productivity, Integration Gaps

With the release last week of WebLogic 8.1 and associated tools, BEA Systems, one of the vendors credited with inventing the J2EE app server space, says it's time for Java/J2EE devs to examine how to more efficiently build, manage and integrate their complex code. IDN spoke with BEA execs, users and analysts to see just how BEA is filling in what they see as J2EE productivity gaps.

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