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Marina Sum

Marina Sum, having been a writer for Sun since 1989 and a staff writer for Sun Developer Network for several years, blogs mostly on Sun-sponsored open-source projects.


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New Training Classes on Sun Java Studio Creator

Posted by marinasum on April 27, 2006 at 2:53 PM PDT

Sun Java Studio Creator, an increasingly popular IDE that includes JavaServer Faces components for developing Web applications and portlets, is offering three-day training classes in three major U.S.

Open Document Format Alliance Gaining Support

Posted by marinasum on April 25, 2006 at 3:32 PM PDT

Two articles last week reported the impressive growth of the recently formed Open Document Format Alliance, whose members (including IBM, Sun, and Oracle) advocate an open file format for digital documents:

Singing Praises of Blogging

Posted by marinasum on April 24, 2006 at 4:47 PM PDT

The article, Blogs "Essential" to a Good Career, certainly raises many insights.

Highlights of IDE-Related Sessions at 2006 JavaOne

Posted by marinasum on April 21, 2006 at 3:35 PM PDT

Enterprise developers who plan to attend JavaOne at the Moscone Hotel in San Francisco on May 16-19, here's a synopsis of the technical sessions on Java tools.

Gratifying Growth of Java Development in New Zealand

Posted by marinasum on April 19, 2006 at 10:37 AM PDT

An interesting article on Computerworld summarizes a talk by Matt Thompson, director of technology outreach at Sun, at the Sun Tech Days conference held in Wellington in early April.

Valuable Training Not To be Missed: Java University Program

Posted by marinasum on April 18, 2006 at 9:52 AM PDT

The Java University Program, which will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 15, the day before 2006 JavaOne, is a training opportunity well worth recommending.

Designing Software With UML Patterns

Posted by marinasum on April 13, 2006 at 3:03 PM PDT

Check out this tip on how to simplify and accelerate the task of designing software.

Open Source Soon: Key Components of Sun Java Studio Enterprise IDE

Posted by marinasum on April 11, 2006 at 11:22 AM PDT

Today, Sun announced that it will open-source the key components of its Sun Java Studio Enterprise IDE as NetBeans

The Wisdom of Open-Sourcing Software

Posted by marinasum on April 7, 2006 at 11:08 AM PDT

Early this week, a short and crisp InfoWorld interview with Tim Bray, director of Web technologies at Sun, and an article by Sun CEO Scott McNealy extol the benefits of open-sourcing software.

Who's Who in the Network Industry in the Last Two Decades

Posted by marinasum on April 4, 2006 at 12:08 PM PDT

A recent article in Network World, 20 People Who Changed the Industry, addresses not only their accomplishments, but also shines a light on a lot of the dazzling history of high technology that has dramatically changed our lives.