Ekkon Technologies optimizes MerchantSpace Commerce
December 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.
Etnus connects debuggers
December 5 — Etnus's CodeRoad JNI Bridge 2.0 offers debugging of mixed C/C++/Java code that utilizes the Java Native Interface (JNI), providing tight integration between the Etnus TotalView C/C++ debugger and popular Java debuggers.
Koalog reveals Koalog Configurator 0.13
December 5 — Koalog has released Koalog Configurator 0.13. Koalog Configurator allows users to choose preferences in any order and modify them at any time and includes an interactive prioritization module. Koalog Configurator also supports pricing rules so users can define individual configuration item prices depending on user selections.
/k/ Embedded Java Solutions unveils Mika
November 21 — /k/ Embedded Java Solutions has introduced Mika, a Java runtime for embedded systems without graphical displays. Mika supports most existing embedded Java APIs.
Infravio assembles Ensemble 4.0
November 21 — Infravio's Ensemble 4.0 Web services management suite offers the Infravio Console that provides notification, logging, and monitoring information for centralized runtime management, rules-based routing to manage failover and load balancing, and new Handler Plug-in APIs and Event Manager APIs.
Reasoning improves inspection services
November 21 — Reasoning's automated software inspection service enhancements for Java include a new defect class that can identify database connection leaks, statement leaks, and result-set leaks.
IBM alphaWorks adds XML tool
November 14 — IBM alphaWorks' Scripting for XML tool combines an interpreter that processes an XML tag set with an integrated editor. Scripting for XML uses Document Object Model (DOM) to parse the XML source into a tree the interpreter executes. Scripting for XML can create new user-defined objects and also reuse existing Java objects.
Atlassian enhances JIRA
November 14 — Atlassian Software Systems' JIRA 2.5 Web-based issue tracking and project management application now includes internationalization, customizable field management, bulk editing of issues, developer workload reports, and project categories.
Side of Software puts out Print Preview library
November 14 — Side of Software has unveiled its Java Print Preview library. The library offers two Swing components, four layout managers, and a helper class to add print preview to an application. Users can customize the components by changing the colors, the page selection model, the page number rendering, and the zoom behavior.
Jamcracker produces Pivot Path
November 14 — Jamcracker has introduced Pivot Path, an integrated identity management software suite. Pivot Path provides access management, user and resource provisioning, and directory integration services. It also includes a Web-based help desk and numerous delegated administration and self-service capabilities.
Jscape beefs up network security
November 14 — Jscape has released Secure iNet Factory for Java. Secure iNet Factory has more than 30 components developers can use to add secure file transfer, secure email, and secure remote login capabilities to their network applications.
Inca X offers Jini 2.0 plug-ins
November 14 — Inca X Enterprise Edition 1.2 now ships with optional Jini 2.0 plug-ins for Eclipse and NetBeans, allowing Eclipse and NetBeans users access to Jini service creation tools.
Big Faceless Organization upgrades PDF Library
November 7 — Big Faceless Organization's PDF Library 2.0, a Java class library for creating and editing PDF documents, now provides an extensible architecture for custom signature and encryption handlers, documents that can be cloned and rearranged, alpha transparency, and multibyte fonts. It also includes enhanced internationalization for Acroforms, PDF/X output, and a reduced memory footprint.
FWA Software offers Visual Tags for Struts 2004
November 7 — FWA Software's Visual Tags for Struts 2004 integrates the Struts 1.1 tag libraries with Dreamweaver MX. Visual Tags for Struts 2004's major new feature is support for modular installation of the six Struts tag libraries, so Web developers can install only the tag library extensions they need.
New Atlanta serves up ServletExec 5.0
November 7 — New Atlanta's ServletExec 5.0 Web application server now includes support of JavaServer Pages (JSP) 2.0, Java Servlet API 2.4, JSP Standard Tag Library (JSTL) 1.1, and JavaServer Faces (JSF) 1.0, customizable session management, built-in Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) session manager, Web application Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) references, and a standalone JSP compiler tool.
CodeFutures puts out new FireStorm/DAO version
November 7 — CodeFutures' FireStorm/DAO database persistence tool generates business logic for accessing relational databases in service-oriented and object-oriented architectures. FireStorm/DAO 2.0 imports relational database schemas from any Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)-compliant database, generates Data Access Object (DAO) implementation that uses plain JDBC calls and SQL statements, provides a complete Ant build script to compile and package the generated code, and offers support for custom SQL statements.
Manning releases JUnit in Action
November 7 — JUnit in Action author Vincent Massol discusses how to write automated tests, highlights the advantages of testing a code segment in isolation from the rest of the code, and shows how to decide when an integration test is needed. The book also offers perspective on how to test complete Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications.
HeapRoots uncovers memory leaks
November 7 — HeapRoots is a tool for debugging memory leaks in Java applications through heap dump analysis. This analysis includes: searching/filtering of individual objects; summary/tabulation of the various object types; statistics on heap address space; inward and outward references of an object; and calculation of objects reachable by an object.
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