Oracle will provide more details about its plans for Sun Microsystems at an event next Wednesday. Meanwhile, European regulators today signed off on the deal after much back and forth between the two sides.
Sun Microsystems officials introduced last week upgrades to three Java-based technologies, including the company's latest implementation of enterprise Java. But they were silent on the elephant in the room: how the company's efforts might be impacted by the planned acquisition of Sun by Oracle.
Sun Microsystems chairman Scott McNealy and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison both took the stage at the Oracle OpenWorld 2009 conference Sunday evening to offer reassurances that Sun technologies will not go away should Oracle complete its planned acquisition of Sun.
Oracle's long-term agenda for Java may come into focus next week as the company plans to place Sun's application development technology in the Oracle OpenWorld 2009 spotlight, beginning with Sunday's keynote, which will feature Sun Chairman Scott McNealy and Sun Vice President James Gosling, considered the father of Java, alongside Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.
GlassFish is the first project to spring from Sun Microsystem Inc.'s decision to open source its Java programming code and Ken Drachnik, one of its chief evangelists, points to the project as a lesson in how open source spurs innovation.
This article shows how to use the Apache Commons JXPath component to easily query complex Java object trees for data using the XPath expression language. It covers both basic and advanced features to increase your productivity quickly.
The handler framework is an important architectural design for extensibility and plug-ability in the Java API for XML-based Remote Procedure Call. The framework's programming and deployment models have been revamped in the Java API for XML Web Services 2.0. This article introduces the handler framework in JAX-WS 2.0.
The Web Services Invocation Framework allows BPEL business processes to access external resources natively. WSIF requires no modifications or extensions to BPEL code and makes BPEL more suitable for enterprise application integration.
In this article, Masayuki Otoshi proposes to execute process definition on the client-side for AJAX. The approach allows you to create more complex AJAX Web applications with the same level of productivity and reusability as on the server-side.