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Jonathan Bruce

Jonathan Bruce is Program Manager at DataDirect Technologies, an operating company of Progress
Software. He has led and participated in four JSRs (114, 169, 54 and 220), including JDBC RowSet Implementations, JDBC CDC/FP, JDBC 3.0 and JDBC 4.0. A frequent speaker at a variety of industry events, Jonathan helps Java
and .NET developers alike to take advantage of the benefits XQuery offers when working with XML and a variety of databases.. Recently re-located from San Fransisco to North Carolina, Jonathan spends his weekends running, sailing and travelling.

 

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In this tutorial, we look at how to use the standard JDBC RowSet implementations specified in JSR-114. JDBC RowSets are provided as part of Java 5.0, supplying both a standard set of level APIs and production-ready reference implementation that will work with any JDBC-3.0-compliant driver.

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It's been quite some time since I've posted here, but this deserves a mention.

More importantly, this...

It's been a long haul, but XQuery API for Java (XQJ) has finally pushed a Public Draft review on the JCP. This...

XQuery 1.0 goes W3C's equivalent of GA today - Final Recommendation. This has triggered significant...

So although this year was the first year that I missed in string of successive JavaOne's, I thought I would share a recent email exchange from one my compatriots in the Java community who was a...

JSR-225 pushed out their EDR II late last week. Coincidentally we ran our face-to-face meeting last week in San Francisco where we discussed and...

No JavaOne for me this year, and this will be first time in my professional career where I won't be wandering the caverns of Moscone and once again...

Marc Hadley recently announced newly added support for REST in JAX-WS - a significant measure of RESTs...

I was recently asked, why would you ever need to sign a jar? What advantage does it give me?

A few weeks back, I worked feverishly to get an article ready for this months' (November 2005) edition of the Sys-con's Java Developer Journal, or as many...

Our friends at JavaLobby were very gracious in working with me to produce an excellent online presentation on how the best-of-class JDBC drivers is the only...

Jonathan Robie, the XQuery Language Program Manager at DataDirect, Jonathan Robie has some important news over on his...

Wondering where ODBC, ADO.NET Futures, XQuery and XQJ Futures and of course JDBC Futures are headed?

JavaOne 2005 saw much chatter around XML bindings slated for Dolphin, alignment around JBI but it also saw important presentations given on XQuery and what...

After a hectic week running around at JavaOne (hence my complete lack of blogging during the week), I think a change of focus in order. At for least for tomorrow I am going to enjoy the world...

I find myself more and more frequently writing blogs that include extensive code blocks -- I'm looking for away to automatically mark-up the code that I can publish to a blog that will similar to...

In a recent developer survery conducted amoungst XML developers, some interesting findings jump out immediately:

'52% of XML developers have already started working with XQuery in the...

Most of my technology musing are now available here:

http://blogs.datadirect.com/

I'll still post ocassionally here; more soon!

I'll likely be migrating my BLOG to a DataDirect Technologies domain very soon, but in the interests of keeping my Java.Net blog fresh and up to date, I...

This will be my last JDBC blog on Java.net.

Take a look at Lance Andersen's BLOG for details on how to get the Sun Java System Application Server 8.0 (2004Q4 Beta) working with the newly...

As my time allows, I will be blogging on some of the proposals that we are particularily interested to get feedback to give those watching this JSR a snap-shot of our progress.

So watch...

Today the culmination of nearly 3 years of work bore fruit with the release of J2SE 5.0 GA, our production ready release of the next generation Java platform....

The following walks you through how to get the Blue Prints application, Adventure Builder to
work with the MySQL database.

Just quick BLOG today, as I am about to head to Ventura, CA for a weekend of sailing around the Channel Islands. We have just released our first Maintenance Release of JDBC RowSet Implementations...

In this instance, we have put together a set of tutorials and samples, and also have structured this co-bundles so you can immediately over-lay use RowSet in any of the three target containers Sun...

My immediate impression of JavaOne 2004 is certainly positive and I have already met some very interesting folks who are using Java innotive ways. Jonathan Schwartz gave an excellent key note this...

Our thoughts on introducing exception chaining are centered on much of the feedback we received from the JDBC RowSet Implementations 1.0 release,...

I look forward to seeing many of you at JavaOne 2004, especially at our two talks that will cover JDBC 4.0 and how to maximize how the best performance with your JDBC enabled applications.