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Blog Archive for monsonhaefel during December 2003

Now that the J2EE Web Services book has been published and I'm wrapping up work on the 4ed of the EJB book, I can talk a little about what I'm planning to do in 2004. So what's next? I've wanted to write a book on J2SE for a couple of years, but since this space is already crowded I've put it off. Recently, however, I've decided to test out some material for such a book - I may post it on the...
Over the past four years the various J2EE APIs (EJB, Servlets, JDBC, etc.) have become more and more sophisticated and, unfortunately, more complicated. As a result the learning curve has become ridiculously steep
A Microsoft wonk asked me an interesting question yesterday: Will IBM and BEA make the Java Community Process obsolete? The impetus for this question was the recent release of three J2EE "specifications" by IBM and BEA, which you can review here. Rather than develop these specifications from scratch within the JCP process, as is done in many cases, IBM and BEA decided to propose three new JSRs (...