PrintWeaver leverages Java printing mechanism
December 6 — NextWave Systems has released PrintWeaver 3.1, a Java printing solution that extends the current J2SE (Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition) 1.4 print mechanism. The tool prints down and across any number of pages, automatically adjusts to any paper size, allows batch printing, row and column totals, report breaks, and page numbering, and more.
Starlasoft updates JLAN Server
December 6 — JLAN Server is a Java Windows networking file server from Starlasoft. The server allows shared filesystems to be mapped to a database or other repositories and devices. Version 2.0 features XML-based configuration, and support for large files, Unicode, and SMB (Server Message Block).
Thuraya phones receive J2ME boost
December 6 — Through a license with Insignia Solutions, Hughes Network Systems will incorporate Java into its Thuraya mobile satellite/GSM (Global System for Mobile Communication) handheld phones. With Insignia's Mobile Foundation Java-enabling software platform, HNS phones will be able to download and run J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) mobile services.
New JSP tag library now available
December 6 — The Devsphere XML Tag Library is a free open source JSP (JavaServer Pages) tag library that provides XML output and XML processing features complementary to JSTL (JSP Standard Tag Library). The library is based on JSP 1.2, JSTL 1.0, JAXP (Java API for XML Processing) 1.1, SAX (Simple API for XML) 2.0, and DOM (Document Object Model) Level 2.
abaXX Technology announces support for JBoss
December 6 — abaXX Technology now supports the JBoss J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) application server. abaXX Technology is a European process portals provider.
Precise adds Oracle9i support
December 6 — Precise Software Solutions has announced Precise/Indepth for J2EE Version 6.0, with support for J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) applications running on the Oracle9i Application Server. The tool correlates distributed application performance of multiple JVMs across logical and physical barriers.
Tortuga Technologies updates Ozibug
December 6 — Ozibug is a Java servlet-implemented Web-based bug tracking system from Tortuga Technologies. Version 1.3.0 features the ability to customize email notifications through templates.
SPEC updates benchmark for J2EE 1.3
November 27 — The Standard Performance Evaluation Corp. (SPEC) has released SPECjAppServer2002. The updated benchmark measures the performance of Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) 1.3 application servers connected to a database server.
Manning publishes Struts tutorial
November 27 — In Struts in Action, Ted Husted, Cedric Dumoulin, George Franciscus, and David Winterfeldt share their practical experiences gained as members of the core Struts development team. The authors discuss initial design, data validation, database access, dynamic page assembly, localization, product configuration, and more. Struts in Action covers both Struts 1.0 and 1.1 and presents design techniques, patterns, and strategies.
MKS adds support for WebSphere
November 27 — MKS has integrated its enterprise software configuration management (SCM) solutions with IBM's WebSphere Development Studio 4.0 for iSeries. The integration allows iSeries development teams access to SCM functionality from within the IBM WebSphere Studio environment.
GRAN enhances bug tracking software
November 27 — GRAN PM is a Java-based multiplatform defect tracking system. Version 2.0.1 supports configurable workflow, features a multilevel security system, and can generate text, HTML, and PDF reports with charts.
JIDE Software launches docking framework
November 27 — The JIDE (Java IDE) Docking Framework is a Swing-based GUI (graphical user interface) framework written in Java. The tool allows Swing users to use dockable windows.
Trigent Software launches J2EE training courses
November 22 — Trigent Software will offer three- to five-day training sessions on Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) development and architecture. Using the realMethods Framework, these courses will show developers how to tackle the issues they'll face in applying J2EE to their business applications.
Flashline integrates CMEE with WebSphere
November 22 — Flashline has released an adaptor that integrates Flashline Component Manager Enterprise Edition (CMEE) with IBM WebSphere Studio Developer Tools. This integration creates one environment for building, testing, and deploying Java applications; users can search for, extract, and submit assets to CMEE without leaving WebSphere Studio.
Saffeine updates licensing solution
November 22 — Saffeine Research has released Saffeine 2.0, a license management tool. Version 2.0 adds the tool's licensing and code protection features to server-side and plug-in components.
Cafesoft introduces Cams security tool
November 22 — The Cafesoft Access Management System (Cams) is security software that centrally controls access to Apache and Tomcat server content and application resources. The product includes single sign-on and access control to Web server content and J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) applications.
Windward Reports now available
November 22 — Windward Studios has released Windward Reports a Java-based XML reporting system. The tool allows developers to lay out reports with Microsoft Word and then create reports in rich text format, HTML, or PDF format.
Motorola and Metrowerks launch developer curriculum
November 15 — The Motorola Developer Learning Center will teach software developers how to write software for Motorola's Java-enabled mobile phones. Developed by Motorola and Metrowerks, the online courses are offered at three levels: beginner, intermediate, and expert.
IIT Software updates SwiftMQ
November 15 — The latest version of IIT Software's JMS (Java Message Service) enterprise messaging system is now available. SwiftMQ 4.0 includes JMS 1.1 implementation, intra-VM JMS connections, versioned protocol stacks, and high-speed 2-phase commit protocol.
Finalists announced for TopCoder Invitational 2002
November 15 — Sixteen finalists will compete for 50,000 in TopCoder's annual programming competition. TopCoder Invitational 2002's championship rounds will be held November 22-23 in Uncasville, Conn. Top prize is 0,000.
Novell previews XForms tools
November 15 — Novell plans to add tools based on the XForms standard in its next release of extend, its Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)-based Web application development suite. Currently, the company is previewing those tools. XForms is an XML-based technology that helps developers build standards-based Web applications.
AdventNet announces Oracle9i support
November 15 — AdventNet's ManageEngine Suite 5 now supports Oracle9i Application Server. This integration in technologies will allow developers using Oracle9i Application Server to measure application performance with AdventNet.
EasyLicenser manages Java software licenses
November 15 — Agilis Software has introduced EasyLicenser, a software license manager for Java ISVs (independent software vendors). The tool also includes e-commerce and customer relationship management functionality.
Jbed receives MIDP 2.0 boost
November 15 — esmertec has released a new version of its mobile device JVM. Jbed Micro Edition (ME) now supports the new MIDP (Mobile Information Device Profile) 2.0 specification.
Choridant and Eontec team up
November 15 — Chordiant Software and Eontec have announced a partnership that will combine process-centric sales and marketing solutions with Java banking solutions. The two companies will deliver solutions that include retail banking, marketing, selling, and customer service functionality.
Smokescreen 3.11 now available
November 15 — Smokescreen, a Java class file obfuscator, has been updated. Version 3.11 includes bug fixes and improvements to byte code obfuscation.
Thought Inc. adds querying system to Java database programmer
November 15 — Thought Inc. has updated CocoBase Enterprise O/R 4.5 with Dynamic Universal Querying, a querying system for issuing queries with EJB-QL (Enterprise JavaBean Query Language) across all Java platforms. Developers use EJB-QL to express queries, standards-based object-oriented syntax defined in EJB 2.0.
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