ACM Queue just published Part 1 of a two-part series on software engineering: an interview with Steve Bourne, Eric Allman, and Bryan Cantrill, three experts on the subject matter.
Students, check out Student Central, a brand new site at Sun. The content there is specifically tailored for you: open-source software, training and certification, career opportunities, Campus Ambassador Program, events, social networks.
Sun Studio 12 delivers a comprehensive tool set for developersC, C++, and FORTRAN compilers, Sun Performance Library,
dbx Debugger, the NetBeans IDE, Thread Analyzer, Performance Analyzeralong with superior performance.
In a recent interview with Sun Developer Network, Sun technical product manager Sidharth Mishra explains the difference between Web services and Web applications and the reasons why traditional security mechanisms, such as SSL and TLS, are not a
Roman Strobl's recent posting on The Observatory contains a nice map that shows the locations of the OpenSolaris user groups, which now total 70, spread throughout the world.
Coming up in the Sun Island in Second Life: Daniel Raskin, Sun senior product line manager, and Jamie Nelson, Sun director of engineering for access and federation management, will lead a presentation on OpenSSO and single sign-on, followed by a Q&A.
The kudos for OpenSolaris keep coming. Here are a few recent postings:
Sun Tech Days are a free developer conference that's held worldwide with technical sessions and hands-on labs on the Java language, scripting, MySQL, the NetBeans IDE, OpenSolaris, and other topics.