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Blog Archive for marinasum during July 2006

As a few of you who read my previous blog on JEE being the official acronym for the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition pointed out, that was an error from a wrong source. The abbreviation is Java EE instead. Sun's official Java Branding Guide explains things clearly. My apologies, folks.
In a recent developers.sun.com article I cowrote with Sun Java System Portal Server engineer Manish Gupta, Publishing JSR 168 Portlets as Remote Portlets With WSRP, we described the procedures involved in Sun Java System Portal Server 7, which is free for download. Afterwards, your WSRP consumer portal can consume or display those remote portlets as local ones.No programming is necessary—...
To be held on August 7-11 at Sun's Burlington campus is a free Beta course on how to develop applications on Java EE 5. The topics will include EJB and JSP technologies, servlets, and the related clients, along with hands-on labs. You'll learn how to build an application from reusable components and deploy it to the Java EE runtime environment.For more information, see the FJ-310 item on the...
In a recent Q&A with ComputerWorld, Simon Phipps, chief open-source officer at Sun, discussed Sun's strategy and schedule for open-sourcing its software. Besides the Java programming language, open source of Sun's middleware is in the works, including a portal server, an identity server, and a Web server. The bottom line, according to Phipps: "[W]hen we create volume, we'll create revenue."...
Sang Shin, Java technology evangelist at Sun, and other volunteers are offering a free, 10-week course on AJAX programming, due to start on August 4. The course covers basics, hands-on labs, also frameworks and toolkits such as Dojo, jMaki, Google Web Toolkit, and JavaServerFaces components, along with weekly homework assignments. Students can ask or answer questions by sending email to a group...
Ever since Sun announced at JavaOne its plan to open-source the Java programming language, a lot has been written about the background, the schedule, and the logistics. In a recent interview with CNET Rich Green, EVP of software at Sun, discussed the "different company" Sun is compared to two years ago, the road to profitability with open source, the timing for open-sourcing Java code, and his...