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Blog Archive for marinasum during December 2006

Here's a transcript of the Q&A on NetBeans Enterprise Pack, a NetBeans IDE add-on, as a follow-up to the Webinar, Accelerating Your SOA Application Development. The answers provide additional insights on UML, BPEL, JBI, and WSDL. Truly enlightening!
Happy 2007 to all! The Sun Developer Network (SDN) Offers site is well worth checking out every now and then. Included are details on discounts for technical books, DVDs, training, also free tools. In particular, a number of online training courses are free, with topics ranging from XML to Web services to identity management.
A blog by Sun identity architect Pat Patterson lists the bloggers from various functions at Sun on Sun Java System Access Manager and OpenSSO. That's a host of resources on all things identity- and security-related, including technical tips, best practices, concepts, standards, and open source. Only yesterday, my credit card company asked me to specify the answers to three questions as...
Also launched with the newly released Java Application Platform SDK Update 2 are two noteworthy complementary components: NetBeans Portlet Plug-in 1.0, with which you can develop, deploy, and test portlets on the Portlet Container. See also the Portal Pack Project. This plug-in is available from netbeans.org. Portlet Container 1.0, an open-source project that provides the runtime environment to...
It was a treat to read these two recent articles regarding the leaps and bounds of progress being made in Sun's laboratories on teleconferencing technologies: Return of the Porta-People Demo Out of Sun's Labs Proves the Best Tech Of All Is the One You Forget Is There We're all too aware of the pitfalls of teleconferencing: problems hearing everyone and knowing who's talking, getting...
This is the third time that I pass on kudos about DTrace here. However, this Silicon Valley Watcher blog, DTrace: Sun's Potential Killer Application, does merit a glance. Interesting observations!Here are my two previous blogs on DTrace: DTrace Won Top Innovation Award From The Wall Street Journal An Interview With the Creators of DTrace
Do you know that the Sun Java Enterprise System installer supports seven languages (Spanish, German, French, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese)? You can configure Sun Java System Portal Server, which is part of Sun Java Enterprise System, to display UI wording (time, date, messages) in whatever language you choose—even if it's not on that list.The procedure in...
Sun just shipped the Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8.1 IDE, free to Sun Developer Network members. You can become one for free; just register. Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8.1 integrates the NetBeans 5.0 IDE and supports the J2EE 1.4 platform.Take a look at these topics of interest: Download Overview Key features Tutorials Support Sun Java Studio Enterprise has long enjoyed much acclaim from...
An enlightening Q&A with David Douglas, Sun VP for eco-responsibility, on The Boston Globe addresses the whys and wherefores of clean computing and the energy-saving Project Blackbox. That's the world's first virtualized data center from Sun.How's Sun tackling e-waste? "We will take back products we sell anywhere in the world," says Douglas. "In Europe, where we get the most stuff back, over...
I found the new annual report on BusinssWeek, The Best & Worst of 2006, humorously, sharply readable. What a year and how many stories.Be sure to glance at the slide show of the best (and worst) leaders of 2006. Number 13 is Jonathan Schwartz, Sun CEO, along with a positive commentary: Lo and behold, Schwartz is starting to prove the naysayers wrong. Since July, the stock has risen some 40...