174 Technical Sessions
44 Hands-on Labs
8000-10000 people in the room
2000 in the overflow room
250,000 on the web
Moscone Center, Jun 27th, 2005, 9:00am
As always, John
Gage (Sun's Chief Researcher and Science Office Director) started
out with statistics and always a pleasure to hear him. Well, the last
one is mine :) Here is a front-page article
about the various...
Java API for XML Web Services 2.0 Standard Implementation Early Access 2 was released yesterday.
Although JAX-WS 2.0 CVS repository is available
for over a month on java.net,
this is a milestone build indicating a new chunk of functionality from EA.
In terms of new features, SOAP
and swaRef support has been added. Several new samples (fromjava-soap12,
fromwsdl-soap12, mtom, and mtom-...
JavaOne is Jun 27 -
Wow, that's next week and just few more hours before the show begins. I'll
Gage keep track of the exact number of hours and provide interesting
statistics to wake up the crowd at 8:30am in the morning. A quick preview of the
conference is available here.
been reorganized to better align with developer needs. For instance, Tools
is an altogether...
WS-I is meeting this week in Amsterdam for the summer plenary meeting. Tom Glover, chairman of the board, reiterated the value proposition that WS-I adds to the Web services market:
Helping improve interoperability
Influencing standards development culture
Steve Loughran and Edmund Smith, from HP Labs, published a paper
on "Rethinking the Java SOAP Stack". The paper examines JAX-RPC
programming model for Web services. Here I post my comments on the article.
Marc Hadley posted his comments
last week. And I agree with Marc that the paper is based upon JAX-RPC 1.1 and
ignored the advances made in JAX-WS
(Java API for XML Web Services, nee...
After a painful experience (1,
last month, I had a relatively smoother experience with Indigo
Beta1 RC. It was made available around couple of weeks ago, as reported previously.
I took a fresh Win XP + SP2 machine and installed Visual
Studio 2005 Beta2, Indigo
Runtime and then finally WinFX
SDK. I had my first success when the Visual Studio started successfully,
developer.com announced the awards for Product of the year 2005
contest! And JWSDP won the "Web Service or Related Tool of the Year" award.
Here are the specific reasons quoted for giving the award to JWSDP:
Complete collection of tools for Java developers
Easy to use
Variety of implementations
Stress on security
Documentation and sample programs
Other than that, Sun won awards in 5 other...
JSR 273 extends the JavaBeans specification and APIs to improve design-time functionality for component authors to leverage within the visual design environments in IDEs. This article reviews JSR 273 with the spec lead, and offers a few hints of where Java IDE tools may be heading.
JSR 273 spec lead, Joe Nuxoll, provides an interesting difference between the .NET and Java developers thought...