QA Systems introduces QStudio for Java Enterprise

July 18 — QStudio for Java Enterprise is a tool that lets software process managers and developers automatically inspect and control the quality of Java-based source code. The tool offers enterprise-level and role-based control and reporting on quality metrics; compliance analysis; trend analysis; and more.

Manning announces Jess in Action

July 18 — In Jess in Action, author Ernest Friedman-Hill presents a guide to rule-based system development in Java. Released by Manning Publications, the book covers the Jess language and walks the reader through rule-based applications.

CodeRally 1.1.0 now available

July 18 — CodeRally is a Java-based, real-time programming game based on the Eclipse platform. Version 1.1.0 features a new preference page for changing server information; removal of single-class file restriction; removal of 16-KB submission restriction; and more.

RadView rolls out new software

July 18 — RadView has introduced WebLOAD Analyzer, a software solution for diagnosing and pinpointing production performance problems prior to an application's rollout. The company has also recently released WebFT 2.5 and WebLOAD 6.0 with Web services support.

OpenDemand and Compuflex partner

July 18 — OpenDemand Systems and Compuflex International have together agreed to deliver OpenLoad-WebAccel PowerPack, a rapid application development (RAD) and rapid performance optimization (RPO) platform. The platform enables developers to build and test database-enabled JavaServer Pages applications five to eight times faster than traditional development tools.

Servertec announces new server products

July 11 — Servertec has released four new versions of its Java-based application/Web server. The Servertec Internet Server EJC (Embedded Java Controller) Edition runs on Snijder Micro Systems' EJC computers; the SNAP (Simple Network Application Platform) Edition runs on Imsys Technologies' SNAP Computer; the TINI (Tiny Internet Interface) Edition runs on the TINI platform; and the aJile Edition runs on aJile Systems' embedded real-time Java single board computers.

Rococo Software and Aplix announce partnership

July 11 — Aplix will integrate Rococo Software's Java/Bluetooth technology with the Aplix JBlend platform. This partnership will let mobile phone manufacturers implement one solution for Java/Bluetooth technology support in Aplix's JBlend JVM.

EJB Solutions updates Out-of-the-Box

July 11 — Out-of-the-Box 2.1 is now available from EJB (Enterprise JavaBeans) Solutions. The latest version of this open source project distribution includes support for Red Hat, SuSE, and Mandrake Linux distributions; Oracle and DB2 integration for JBoss; updates for Apache, JBoss, MySQL, Struts, and Hibernate; and more.

J2EE development tool now available from Scioworks

July 11 — Scioworks Technologies has released Scioworks Camino 3 Professional Edition. This visual tool helps Java developers build large-scale Web applications with Struts and Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE).

DigiSlice rewrites WebGain's Application Composer

July 4 — DigiSlice has released AppComposer, a free visual development environment for assembling Java applications. Formerly sold as Application Composer by WebGain, AppComposer has been rewritten to run on Windows, Solaris, Linux, and Mac OS X.

Digital Airways introduces Kaleido

July 4 — Digital Airways has launched Kaleido, a graphic tool that allows handset manufacturers to design and implement dynamic user interfaces on mobile phones. Kaleido ships with Wapaka, a Java programmable microbrowser for Java mobile platforms.

Flashline updates ASE product suite

July 4 — Flashline has introduced Flashline 4, the latest release of its asset-based software engineering (ASE) product family. Flashline 4 includes: FlashPacks, best practices for software asset management to accelerate adoption of specific enterprise programs; enhanced asset discovery and collaboration, which allows teams to eliminate redundant development; round-trip metrics; and enterprise-class environment support to facilitate large-scale deployments.

ExpressQ 4.0 now available

July 4 — Broadbeam has released ExpressQ 4.0, the next generation of the company's ExpressQ Wireless Platform. ExpressQ's enhancements include seamless network switching for managing multiple wireless wide area (WWAN) and wireless local area (WLAN) network connections; enhanced security measures with LDAP (lightweight directory access protocol) authentication; and AES (advanced encryption standard) encryption.

Cafesoft ships Cams Tour

July 4 — Cams Tour is a free, interactive security system that facilitates learning about Web single sign-on, Web application security, and the Cams Web security system. Developed by Cafesoft, the Cams Tour is an enterprise security implementation that includes multiple Web application servers and a SQL user directory.

Manning releases new EJB titles

July 4EJB Cookbook and Bitter EJB are now available from Manning Publications. EJB Cookbook by Benjamin G. Sullins and Mark B. Whipple is a collection of practical solutions that demonstrate effective ways to handle common problems in Enterprise JavaBeans. In Bitter EJB, authors Bruce Tate, Mike Clark, Bob Lee, and Patrick Linskey identify and explain common EJB traps. Topics include when to use or not use EJB, how to manage session state, alternatives to entity beans, performance tuning techniques, XDoclet, Ant, and JUnit best practices.

Inca X introduces IDE and runtime for Jini 2.0

June 27 — The Inca X IDE and Runtime environment for Jini 2.0 allows Jini service developers to write, compile, test, and deploy services within the Inca X environment. The tool comes preconfigured with all core Jini 2.0 services.

Systinet enhances WASP Server

June 27 — Systinet has made available WASP Server for Java, 4.6, a Web services infrastructure platform. The 4.6 release features improved support for asynchronous Web services and full support for SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) 1.2. The server also supports the Java Web services APIs, including JAX-RPC (Java API for XML-based Remote Procedure Call), JAXM (Java API for XML Messaging) and SAAJ (SOAP with Attachments API for Java).

Glue 4.1 now available

June 27 — The Mind Electric (TME) has updated its Glue Web services platform to version 4.1. This latest release supports SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) 1.2; features improved IDE plug-ins for Eclipse, JBuilder, and IDEA; enhanced support for advanced WSDL (Web Services Description Language) capabilities; and more.

PolarLake announces new version of database integrator

June 27 — PolarLake has launched PolarLake Database Integrator 3.0, the latest version of the company's tool for integrating relational databases with XML and Web services. Version 3.0 includes a new transformation engine.

RedHill Consulting introduces Simian

June 27 — Simian is a tool from RedHill Consulting that identifies duplicated lines in Java and C# source code. Simian can run through more than 400,000 lines of code in less than 50 seconds.

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