ObjectAssembler 2.0 now available

August 2 — ObjectAssembler is ObjectVenture's visual Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) development environment. Version 2.0 supports J2EE 1.3 and Struts, and provides real-time synchronization between an application's visual representation and its source code.


VisiComp releases RetroVue 1.1

August 2 — VisiComp has updated its RetroVue debugger tool to version 1.1. RetroVue graphically displays the state, execution, and thread interactions of Java programs so developers can trace bugs back to their root. Version 1.1 features a command-line launcher, a GUI (graphical user interface) launcher, and save/load capabilities.


Tangosol improves Coherence's clustering capabilities

August 2 — Tangosol has added distributed caching and automatic cluster restart capabilities to Coherence 1.2. The tool adds clustering to any Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) server.


Visual Numerics combines IMSL with Java

July 26 — Visual Numerics has released JMSL 2.0, mathematical, statistical, and charting classes written for Java. JMSL combines the mathematical and statistical functionality of the IMSL set of algorithms with Java, allowing developers to create network applications that perform complex data analysis and visualization across multiple groups or regions.


Websina zeroes in on bugs

July 26 — Bugzero from Websina is a Web-based bug and defect tracking system written in Java. Version 1.4 includes a GUI (graphical user interface)-based setup program.


RemoteApps introduces testing framework

July 26 — RA TestHarness is a Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) testing framework from RemoteApps. The tool tests individual software units of code through standard class tests.


Amber Archer updates class library

July 26 — San Jacinto 1.9.1, Amber Archer's latest Java class library, includes a re-architected XML-to-Java binding layer. This version also fixes the previous library's bugs.


Covont launches Web framework for Java

July 26

— Covont Software has released Advanced Application Platform 1.0, an event-driven Web application framework for Java application servers. Built on top of the Java Servlets API, the platform is compatible with most app servers.


Zeosoft and IBM team up

July 19 — Zeosoft will integrate IBM's DB2 Everyplace relational database into its ZeoSphere Server, a Java-based application server that resides on mobile devices. The combination of these two products will allow organizations to use IBM storage technology in the mobile space.


AdventNet updates middleware manager

July 19 — AdventNet has introduced the AdventNet Middleware Manager 4.0 WebLogic Edition. This latest version features JMX (Java Management Extensions)-based management of Web application ecosystems.


Companies partner to enable Web services interaction

July 12 — BEA Systems, Intalio, SAP AG, and Sun Microsystems have published an XML-based Web services interface that bridges the gap between Web services and business process management. The Web Services Choreography Interface (WSCI) enables Web services to interact with each other, fulfilling business process needs such as delivering automated, application-to-application collaboration.





Zion launches IM products

July 12 — Zion Software has introduced JSuperChat, a cross-service, cross-platform instant-messaging (IM) client for Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)-compliant PCs and devices. The company has also announced JMessageServer, a presence and IM real-time communications platform available for Java 1.4 computing environments.


SolarMetric teams up with Borland

July 12 — As a new participant in Borland Software's partner program, SolarMetric will include Kodo JDO (Java Data Objects) for object/relational mapping in the Borland JBuilder 7.0 companion CD. Kodo JDO relieves developers of hand coding data access.



Nazomi licenses Sun's CLDC and J2ME

July 12 — Nazomi Communications will incorporate Sun Microsystems' Connected Limited Device Configuration (CLDC) and Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP) into its current JA108 Universal Acceleration chip for Java architectures and multimedia, and its JStar and JSmart acceleration technologies. Nazomi's JA108, JStar, and JSmart solutions are optimized for mobile wireless environments.


Infinity Database stores compressed data

July 12 — Boiler Bay has released a new Java database engine for wireless, PDA, embedded, or thick-client environments. The Infinity Database Engine B-Tree occupies 165 KB byte code and uses the Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition Connected Device Configuration (J2ME CDC).


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