Java News

Subscribe to Java News: eMailAlertsEmail Alerts
Get Java News via: homepageHomepage mobileMobile rssRSS facebookFacebook twitterTwitter linkedinLinkedIn

Top Stories by Java News

'Java's always been a RIA platform - before the world really wanted one,' claimed Sun's CEO Jonathan Schwartz recently, as he reflected on the reinvention of the Java platform as represented by JavaFX. 'What's a rich internet application?' Schwartz wrote. 'It depends on your perspective,' he continued, adding 'From mine, it's any network connected application that persists in front of a user, typically outside a browser, that can operate when disconnected from the network.' Writing in his popular industry blog, Schwartz gave a little of the background to Java's origins:"Early Java applets delivered interactivity, but at the expense of development complexity and, in the early days, performance - when a browser, and more recently JavaScript, would suffice. But browser based applications are hitting complexity and performance limits, and content owners are striving for hig... (more)

JetBrains Releases IntelliJ IDEA 7.0: The Next Generation of Java IDE

JetBrains announced the availability of IntelliJ IDEA 7.0, the next generation of Java IDE (integrated development environment). In releasing this version, JetBrains delivered on their commitment to answering the latest needs of Java developers and provide support for some of the most in-demand technologies and tools of today. With its superior Hibernate and Spring (including AOP) integration, improved support for JPA, EJB, JSP, HTML, CSS, and XML, IntelliJ IDEA 7.0 takes Java EE application development to new level of productivity. Version 7.0 features tools for developing complex W... (more)

InterSystems Introduces DeepSee

Responding to the growing demand for business intelligence (BI) capabilities that enable real-time decision-making for operational business processes, InterSystems Corporation has announced InterSystems DeepSee embedded real-time BI software. DeepSee aims to broaden the use of BI to decision makers at all organization levels driving more effective day-to-day execution across the enterprise. DeepSee is the newest offering in the InterSystems product line. The innovative software family also includes the InterSystems CACHÉ high-performance object database, InterSystems HealthShare... (more)

Xandros Discusses Application Stores and Ecosystems

Xandros has announced that key staff will present a birds-of-a-feather session on using standard Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) technologies to maximize maintainability on Application Stores projects at the Sun JavaOne conference, Moscone Center, San Francisco, June 2, 2009. With the explosion of new mobile computing platforms, from smartphones to netbooks to e-book readers, an application store is no longer optional. It is a key contributor to the success of a platform. Building application stores is much more than just implementing an e-commerce engine. It also in... (more)

Sun Releases GlassFish Enhancements

Sun Microsystems has announced several technology updates to the Sun GlassFish Portfolio, the most complete, open source, high-performance Web application platform. The GlassFish Portfolio is comprised of leading open source technologies, including OpenESB, OpenMQ, Liferay Portal, Sun GlassFish Web Stack and GlassFish(TM) – the industry's most downloaded application server. Additionally, Sun announced early access of GlassFish v3 containing a full preview of the forthcoming Java(TM) Platform Enterprise Edition 6 (Java EE 6) specification. To purchase the Sun GlassFish Portfolio, ... (more)