Scratch JSR-313... EE 6 lives on as JSR-316
So it was a little weird in April when JSR-313, the JSR for Java EE 6, was withdrawn, with the comments on the review ballot indicating concerns over the licensing model. Many of us expected this would be resolved in time for JavaOne, but the conference came and went without a new formal JSR for EE 6. Instead, a few months later, JSR-316 has...
Taking control of your own web services
A couple of years ago, I remember sitting in the JavaOne keynote (er, "Sun General Session") as various speakers went over features coming in Java SE 6. One was an annotation for setting up a web service automatically, letting IoC figure out how to expose the method and letting the developer worry only about the implementation.
Thing was, this was...
Native enough, or not yet?
Desktop Java developers who've felt a little fear and loathing over the Flash's encroachment on the desktop, in the form of AIR (the "Adobe Integrated Runtime"), might breath a little easier after reading Tim Anderson's Personal Computer World opinion piece Adobe