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Blog Archive for marinasum during June 2005

Today, the ubiquity and versatility of the Internet lends a viable and convenient medium for companies to provide services to each other on the Web. Examples abound: purchases of parts and materials, administration and investment of employee 401(k) plans, travel and hotel bookings. The first and foremost requirement for setting up those interactive transactions is security, that is, verifying...
Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition (PE) 9, slated to be open-sourced by Sun soon, is now in development. The product will be integrated with the NetBeans IDE and includes Java Enterprise Edition (EE) 5. Check it out at the GlassFish Project on java.net. First download the binary and deploy an application. Better yet, build GlassFish from square one and contribute to its...
Sun Java Studio Creator 2, now in early access at developers.sun.com/prodtech/javatools/jscreator/index.jsp, is being demo'd at its booth in the pavilion at JavaOne. Among the new JavaServer Faces component set is the table component, complete with sorting and advanced paging and graphical capabilities. You can seamlessly and quickly bind a table to a data source or Web service by means of drag...
One of the JavaOne technical sessions today on the 12 reasons to use NetBeans revealed the astounding increase in its user base for NetBeans. Between August 2004 and now, the number of users has tripled from 48,000 to 135,000, a threefold increase. The availability of NetBeans 4.1 in May, with its many new capabilities and performance improvements, accounted for a spike in the last three months...
A lead software engineer at British Aerospace (BAE) Systems, David Walend has found publicizing projects at java.net a worthwhile experience. Compared to a couple of other open-source sites he worked with before, he's found the java.net community helpful, positive, and friendly. No hostile flames here, merely constructive suggestions and comments. David attributed that to an attitude that...
There's a first time for everything. Blogging at java.net will be a first for me soon, starting at JavaOne in late June. For the past year, the focus of my writing assignments at Sun Developer Network (developers.sun.com) has been on Sun Java Studio Enterprise, identity management, and security, mainly articles on which I collaborate with Sun engineers. I look forward to the blogging experience...