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Java Product News (updated July 25, 2005)

Parasoft adds Test Case Sniffer to JTestJtest 7.0, Parasoft's automated error-prevention solution, includes Test Case Sniffer, a technology that quickens the unit testing process. Test Case Sniffer monitors a running application and automatically generates unit-test cases that capture application behavior.http://www.parasoft.com/jsp/products/home.jsp?product=JtestDataMirror announces PointBase 5.3DataMirror has added new features to...

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Java Product News (updated May 23, 2005)

Zero G updates InstallAnywhereVersion 7 of Zero G's multiplatform software deployment solution is now available. InstallAnywhere 7 includes support for numerous new platforms and technologies, including J2SE 5. In addition, Zero G has joined Computer Associates, Fujitsu, HP, IBM, NEC, and Sun Microsystems, among others, in developing a standard for expressing software installation characteristics required for lifecycle management in...

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Java Product News (updated January 31, 2005)

Manning publishes books on Struts and LuceneIn Struts Recipes, authors George Franciscus and Danilo Gurovich present a collection of algorithms and techniques that show how to accomplish tasks not addressed by Struts features. Many recipes describe how to integrate Struts with other third party libraries.In Lucene in Action, authors Erik Hatcher and Otis Gospodnetic present a guide to the Lucene open source search engine. The book...

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Java Product News (updated December 27, 2004)

NetBeans 4.0 now supports J2SE 5.0Sun Microsystems and the NetBeans community have updated the open source NetBeans IDE. Version 4.0 includes support for the J2SE 5.0 language features, with a project system based entirely on Apache Ant. In addition, NetBeans 4.0 includes a new Java technology performance profiler, refactoring capabilities, and mobile development support.http://www.netbeans.org/community/releases/40/JSQLConnect...

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Java Product News (updated October 25, 2004)

Sun releases Java Studio Creator for MacSun Microsystems' latest release of its integrated development environment supports Mac OS X and Solaris. In addition, Java Studio Creator now includes language support for Japanese and simplified Chinese.http://wwws.sun.com/software/products/jscreator/index.htmlIBM enhances Rational package of software productsIBM has announced new and enhanced products from Rational for architects, developers,...

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Java Product News (updated September 27, 2004)

DiagnoSys validated for WebLogicH&W Computer Systems has validated its DiagnoSys solution for integration with BEA WebLogic 8.1. DiagnoSys analyzes companies' Web applications to proactively find and fix performance issues.http://www.hwcs.com/products/diagnosys/index.aspSoftware Tree updates JDX with OneClickRevelationJDX 4.5, an object-relational mapping tool, is now available from Software Tree. Version 4.5 includes...

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Q&A: JavaServer Faces

What is the JavaServer Faces specification all about? Why is it important to Web development?Among other things, JavaServer Faces technology is a framework that simplifies user interface (UI) development for Web applications. It helps users assemble reusable UI components on a Webpage, manage its state, handle events, and easily connect them to backend data sources.It's important to Web developers because it saves them time, enables...

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Java Product News (updated August 30, 2004)

JetBrains announces IntelliJ IDEA 4.5JetBrains has released the newest version of its Java IDE. IntelliJ IDEA 4.5 features enhanced code inspection and on-the-fly code analysis, full Java 5 support, and extended features to increase developer productivity.http://www.jetbrains.com/IBM opens CloudscapeIBM has announced that it is contributing "Derby," a copy of its Cloudscape relational database product to the Apache Software Foundation....

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Sun, MS settle suit in billion-dollar pact

April 5, 2004—Sun Microsystems said Friday that it has entered into a "broad cooperation agreement" with Microsoft and settled all outstanding litigation. Microsoft will pay Sun 00 million to resolve all pending antitrust issues and 00 million to resolve all patent issues, the Santa Clara, Calif., company said in a release.Both companies have also agreed to pay royalties for each other's technologies with Microsoft making an up-front...

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Java Product News (updated January 2, 2004)

Sun gives Tiger previewJanuary 2 — Sun Microsystems has made available an alpha release of its Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) 1.5 (codenamed Tiger). The 1.5 alpha release includes 15 Java Specification Requests (JSRs). No documentation is currently provided.http://java.sun.com/developer/earlyAccess/j2sdk150_alphajudf debutsJanuary 2 — judf has been introduced. judf allows developers to write user-defined functions in Java...

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Java Product News (updated December 26, 2003)

The Apache Jakarta Project finalizes Lucene 1.3December 26 — The Apache Jakarta Project has released the final version of Lucene 1.3. The Java-based Lucene 1.3 full-text search engine provides bug fixes and has added features including a new method that allows changing the boosting of fields after index creation.http://jakarta.apache.org/lucene/docs/index.htmlBlitz Project moves into JavaSpacesDecember 26 — A new Blitz JavaSpaces...

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Java Product News (updated December 5, 2003)

Ekkon Technologies optimizes MerchantSpace CommerceDecember 5 — Ekkon Technologies' MerchantSpace Commerce 2.8 Java-based e-commerce software now includes a revamped Commerce Manager, digital downloads, real-time UPS shipment tracking, tiered pricing/volume discount functionality, support for PayPal payment processing, and dynamic drill-down charting for all reports.http://www.merchantspace.comEtnus connects debuggersDecember 5 —...