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JAVA PLATFORM TOP
 
Developing JNDI-based Applications    Dec. 2003
Learn how to use the feature-rich APIs in the Java Naming and Directory Interface with this code-filled tutorial.
 
Toward a Global "Internet of Things"    Nov. 2003
Everything you buy, consume, and enjoy--even trees!--may soon be tagged with a unique ID. Learn all about the Java technology that is propelling the Internet ever further into the physical world.
 
Play Ball!    Nov. 2003
Tendu's Java software applications give Major League baseball teams instant insight -- and maybe even a competitive advantage.
 
Jess in Action Book Excerpt and Quiz    Oct. 2003
Learn about and test you knowledge of Jess, the powerful rule engine and scripting language interpreter implemented in the Java programming language. Review chapter 13, "Adding a Graphical Interface," from the book Jess in Action, then take the quiz!
 
Java Upgrade Guide: Migrating From the MSJVM to the Sun JRE    Oct. 2003
Use our practical guide to help you tranisition from the MSJVM to Sun's official JRE.
 
Upgrade to the Official Sun Java Platform    Oct. 2003
Read about the benefits of upgrading the MSJVM to the official Sun JRE in this article, and visit the Upgrade Program Site where you'll find resources, including a detailed technical guide, a forum, and more.
 
Keeping Those Links Up-to-Date    Sep. 2003
Blogs are an improvement over browser bookmarking, but the problem of link death is perennial. In this hands-on article, you'll learn about three brand-new, original tools for storing, monitoring, and updating links, using a database and the Velocity template engine.
 
Project Orion and Project Rave: What Developers Want    Sep. 2003
If you've been looking for more information about Project Orion and Project Rave, Sun's upcoming packages for developers, look no further than the SunNetwork Conference, this week in San Francisco. Check out SunNetwork 2003 coverage, including blogs, articles, and news.
 
Come to the SunNetwork Conference and See the Future Clearly    Sep. 2003
Mark your calendars: In a couple of weeks, you'll get a chance to see some of the most exciting new technology for developers -- including Project Orion and Project Rave.
 
Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS) in Java 2, Standard Edition (J2SE) 1.4    Sep. 2003
Get familiar with JAAS, and learn how to make login services independed from authentication technologies.
 
Dive Log: Part 5    Aug. 2003
Learn the MVC architecture, how to write objects to files, and read the data back into the graphical user interface.
 
Java Community Process (JCP) 2.6    Aug. 2003
They're at it again: JCP planners are at work on a new version of the Java Community Process, to give the spec leads and expert groups even more flexibility -- and make it easier for the Java developer community to participate in the development of JSRs.
 
Resolving Your Identity Crisis with the Sun ONE Identity Server    Jul. 2003
This article takes you beyond passwords to the latest and most sophisticated security solutions.
 
XACML: A New Standard Protects Content in Enterprise Data Exchange    Jun. 2003
The XACML 1.0 implementation, now available for downloading, provides a new standard in data exchange.
 
Using AES with Java Technology    Jun. 2003
AES is the latest standard in cryptography. This article explains how Sun is incorporating this most reliable security mechanism into Java technology.
 
Serving the World: Part One of a Conversation with Sun Chief Researcher John Gage    May 2003
Sun Microsystems chief researcher John Gage talks about the diverse ways Java technology can be used to serve the world -- from education, to business, to city traffic.
 
Sun's Developer Content Syndication Program: Get Your RSS Feeds    May 2003
With Sun's Developer Content Syndication Program, you can view up-to-the minute news headlines for the particular technology you're interested in. Come and get it!
 
Java Technology Workbook    Apr. 2003
Introducing Java Technology Workbook The best way to learn programming is by programming. This online workbook has exercises and solutions to challenge your Java programming knowledge. Look for new exercises each month.
 
TopCoders Vie For College Crown    Apr. 2003
TopCoder, the premier competition for college-age coders, has just crowned a new winner. Final test questions included!
 
Java User Groups Take Off    Apr. 2003
New JUGs (Java User Groups) are starting up everywhere. Take a look inside one.
 
Britannica Enters New Era with Java Technology    Feb. 2003
Java technology enabled the 234-year-old Encyclopaedia Britannica to take an important step forward - from Web site to CD-ROM.
 
JAVA 2 PLATFORM, STANDARD EDITION TOP
 
Core Java Tech Tips    Oct. 2003
Create a 3D virtual world through the Java 3D API. Control Drag and Drop between Swing components through the TransferHandler class. Learn how in the current issue of the Core Java Technologies Tech Tips.
 
Bringing your Java Application to Mac OS X, Part Three    Oct. 2003
Part three of a series to help developers tune their cross-platform applications to be more Mac-friendly.
 
Red Hat Linux 9 and Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.4.2: A Winning Combination    Aug. 2003
Red Hat Linux 9 and the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.4.2 (J2SE 1.4.2) have combined to the benefit of developers running the Java language on Linux. Find out what Sun is up to at LinuxWorld 2003 including blogs, articles, and more.
 
Garbage Collection (GC) Analysis and Performance Tuning Using the GC Portal    Jul. 2003
GC Portal is a one-stop page for GC issues and includes an extensive and useful collection of whitepapers, case studies and other material for the developer's perusal. Now updated for Windows users!
 
Futurama: Using Java Technology to Build Robots That Can See, Hear Speak, and Move    Jul. 2003
It's not just science fiction anymore -- intelligent robots are here. This article takes you behind the scenes with a peek at the latest in Java robotics technology.
 
A Roadmap for Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) 1.4.2 and 1.5    Jun. 2003
The release of the beta version of Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.5 (J2SE 1.5) is just around the corner. A recent session at the 2003 JavaOne Conference provides a roadmap.
 
Developing Web Applications with JavaServer Faces    May 2003
If you want to build Web applications with robust user interfaces, come learn about the nuts-and-bolts of JavaServer Faces -- the standards-based technology that runs on the server side! Plenty of code samples to sink your teeth into.
 
Garbage Collection (GC) Analysis and Performance Tuning Using the GC Portal    May 2003
GC Portal is a one-stop page for GC issues and includes an extensive and useful collection of whitepapers, case studies, and other material for the developer's perusal. Learn how to get it and how to use it here.
 
New Language Features for Ease of Development in the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.5: A Conversation with Joshua Bloch    May 2003
Joshua Bloch discusses how language changes in the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.5 (J2SE 1.5) will make programs clearer, shorter, and safer.
 
QUIZ: Swing Second Edition    May 2003
Try this quiz based on the book Swing Second Edition and score your Swing knowledge.
 
The Socket API in JXTA 2.0    Apr. 2003
Follow a step-by-step code example to learn about the new socket API in JXTA 2.0.
 
Quiz: Struts in Action    Apr. 2003
Think you know Struts? Take the quiz based on the book, Struts in Action.
 
Bringing your Java Application to Mac OS X, Part Two    Mar. 2003
Part two of a series to help developers tune their cross-platform applications to be more Mac-friendly.
 
Java Imaging Beta    Jan. 2003
An introduction to the Java Advanced Imaging Image I/O Tools 1.0 RC.
 
Java Development with Ant Quiz    Jan. 2003
Test your knowledge of Ant such as what happens when you overwrite a property or what the definition of an XDoclet is. This quiz is based on the book Java Development with Ant showcased in the Bookshelf.
 
Advanced Imaging Image I/O API RC 1.0    Jan. 2003
An introduction to the Java Advanced Imaging Image I/O Tools 1.0 RC.
 
Bringing your Java Application to Mac OS X    Jan. 2003
Learn how to tweak your Java application to make it friendlier to Mac OS X users.
 
Java Quiz    Jan. 2003
Test your knowledge of Java technology topics covered recently.
 
Bringing SVG Power to Java Applications    Jan. 2003
Learn how to build SVG libraries and applications on top of the Java platform. The article takes you step-by-step through an example that uses the ILOG JViews Component Suite (a Java 2D and Swing-based two-dimensional graphics library).
 
JAVA 2 PLATFORM, ENTERPRISE EDITION TOP
 
The All New J2EE 1.4 Platform    Dec. 2003
Find out why it is the platform of choice for Web services and enterprise applications.
 
J2EE 1.4: The Gold Standard for Web Services    Nov. 2003
Sun Distinguished Engineer Mark Hapner answers some commonly asked questions about the significance of J2EE 1.4 with regard to Web Services.
 
Enterprise Java Technologies Tech Tips    Sep. 2003
Get some advanced insights into Enterprise JavaBeans Query Language (EJB QL) in the current issue of the Enterprise Java Technologies Tech Tips.
 
What's New in Java Web Services Developer Pack (Java WSDP) 1.2    Sep. 2003
Everything you wanted to know about the highlights of the Java WSDP 1.2.
 
RSS Utilities: A Tutorial    Aug. 2003
Here's a hands-on, quick-start tutorial for all your web content syndication needs. Download the RSS tag library (consisting of custom JavaServer Pages tags) and follow the example code to get up and running right now.
 
JAX-RPC on the Sun ONE Web Services Platform Developer Edition, Part 2    Aug. 2003
This article extends Part 1 of this series on JAX-RPC by presenting an example of JAX-RPC in use. It illustrates how JAX-RPC is used in the Logistics sample application shipped with the SunONE Web Services Platform Developer Edition.
 
Developing Web Applications With JavaServer Pages 2.0    Jul. 2003
Developing Web Applications with JavaServer Pages 2.0 provides a fast track, code-intensive tutorial to get started with JSP 2.0, and sample code that you can adapt for your own applications.
 
Simple Web Page Keyword Matching Tool    Jul. 2003
Find out how to use an HTML form and JavaServer Pages technology to search and filter entries on a Web page.
 
"2003 Sun Deployathon" by Sun Deployathon Team    Jun. 2003
Prove Java technology's promise of end-to-end solution portability by taking part in this exciting demonstration at the JavaOne Conference.
 
Core J2EE Patterns Second Edition Launches at JavaOne    Jun. 2003
Learn about the launch of the second edition of "Core J2EE Patterns" at the JavaOne Conference 2003!
 
JAX-RPC on the Sun ONE Web Services Platform Developer Edition, Part 1    Apr. 2003
This first part of a two-part article, gives an overview of JAX-RPC, and describes how to use the API with two components of the Sun ONE Web Services Platform Developer Edition.
 
Using the J2EE Connector Architecture and SOAP to Build Web-Service-Ready Enterprise Applications, Part 2    Apr. 2003
This article describes how to use Sun ONE Connector Builder to implement interactions and how to build connectors that support Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) with attachments and SOAP over HTTPS.
 
What's New in Java Web Services Developer Pack 1.1    Apr. 2003
This article provides a quick overview, highlights the new features, and describes the technologies that are now part of Java WSDP 1.1.
 
Servlets and JSP Pages Best Practices    Mar. 2003
Here's a compendium of the most elegant and efficient ways to use servlets and JSP pages in your web applications.
 
Developing an Amazon Web Services Client    Mar. 2003
Using Sun ONE Studio 4 and the Swing-based example in this article, learn how to create a Web Services client application for browsing and ordering products from Amazon.com.
 
Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB)    Mar. 2003
See how JAXB can simplify access to XML documents from applications written in the Java programming language.
 
What's New in the J2EE Connector Architecture 1.5    Mar. 2003
Come take a look at the latest version of the J2EE Connector Architecture. The focus is on the new lifecycle management and work management contracts.
 
Code Conventions for the JavaServer Pages Version 1.x Language    Feb. 2003
Ever asked yourself "How do I structure JSP code that is easier to read, write and maintain consistently?" Read this article to find out!
 
Read the latest Tech Tips on JAXP and Enterprise Beans    Feb. 2003
Enterprise Java Technologies Tech Tips is a monthly newsletter that gives you tips and insights into using enterprise Java technologies. The current tips cover creating parsers with JAXP, and referencing between enterprise beans.
 
Java Technology Takes Web Services Straight Through to Wall Street    Feb. 2003
The latest developments in the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition 1.4 were highlighted at the Wall Street on Java Technology Conference in New York City.
 
JAX-RPC Brings Portability to Web Services    Jan. 2003
Java API for XML-based RPC (JAX-RPC), a key Java technology for Web services, offers portability and interoperability across multiple product implementations.
 
Using the J2EE Connector Architecture and SOAP to Build Web-Service-Ready Enterprise Applications, Part 1    Jan. 2003
This article is part 1 of a two-part series that explains how to use Sun ONE Connector Builder to develop Web-service-ready connectors.
 
JAVA 2 PLATFORM, MICRO EDITION TOP
 
"2003 Sun Deployathon" by Sun Deployathon Team    Jun. 2003
Prove Java technology's promise of end-to-end solution portability by taking part in this exciting demonstration at the JavaOne Conference.
 
Creating 2D Action Games with the Game API    Apr. 2003
One of MIDP 2.0's new features is a Game API which simplifies the task of writing 2D games. This article describes the two components of the Game API, a layer-based animation framework and a new Canvas subclass that is useful for game loops.
 
What's New in the J2ME Wireless Toolkit 2.0    Jan. 2003
This article describes the new features, including support for the Wireless Messaging Architecture and the Mobile Media API. Code signing and key management are also covered.
 
WEB SERVICES TOP
 
Fast Web Services    Aug. 2003
Fast Web Services is is designed to maximize the performance of Web Services in a number of domains, while minimizing developer impact and ensuring interoperability. Find out more.
 
JAX-RPC on the Sun ONE Web Services Platform Developer Edition, Part 1    Apr. 2003
This first part of a two-part article, gives an overview of JAX-RPC, and describes how to use the API with two components of the Sun ONE Web Services Platform Developer Edition.
 
What's New in Java Web Services Developer Pack 1.1    Apr. 2003
This article provides a quick overview, highlights the new features, and describes the technologies that are now part of Java WSDP 1.1.
 
Developing an Amazon Web Services Client    Mar. 2003
Using Sun ONE Studio 4 and the Swing-based example in this article, learn how to create a Web Services client application for browsing and ordering products from Amazon.com.
 
The Future of Web Services Security: A Conversation with Eve Maler    Mar. 2003
Sun Microsystems' Eve Maler, a leading mover and shaker in the development of Web services, talks about the future of Web services security.
 
JAX-RPC Brings Portability to Web Services    Jan. 2003
Java API for XML-based RPC (JAX-RPC), a key Java technology for Web services, offers portability and interoperability across multiple product implementations.
 
XML TOP
 
XACML: A New Standard Protects Content in Enterprise Data Exchange    Jun. 2003
The XACML 1.0 implementation, now available for downloading, provides a new standard in data exchange.
 
Sun's Developer Content Syndication Program: Get Your RSS Feeds    May 2003
With Sun's Developer Content Syndication Program, you can view up-to-the minute news headlines for the particular technology you're interested in. Come and get it!
 
INTERVIEWS TOP
 
Preparing for the Global Community: Part Two of a Conversation with Sun Chief Researcher John Gage    Sep. 2003
Sun chief researcher John Gage reflects on Java technology, Web services, and the future of computing.
 
Computer Visions: A Conversation with David Gelernter    Jul. 2003
Renowned computer scientist David Gelernter, a pioneer in distributed and parallel programming, shares his vision of the future of computing.
 
Co-Evolving with Developers: A Conversation with Jonathan Schwartz    Jun. 2003
Jonathan Schwartz, executive vice president, Software, Sun Microsystems, Inc., has been in charge of articulating Sun's software strategy since mid-2002. In a wide-ranging interview, he talks about how Sun is easing the way for developers.
 
Serving the World: Part One of a Conversation with Sun Chief Researcher John Gage    May 2003
Sun Microsystems chief researcher John Gage talks about the diverse ways Java technology can be used to serve the world -- from education, to business, to city traffic.
 
New Language Features for Ease of Development in the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.5: A Conversation with Joshua Bloch    May 2003
Joshua Bloch discusses how language changes in the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.5 (J2SE 1.5) will make programs clearer, shorter, and safer.
 
Growing a Language: A Conversation with Guy Steele    May 2003
Sun Fellow Guy Steele talks about the growth of the Java programming language.
 
The Future of Web Services Security: A Conversation with Eve Maler    Mar. 2003
Sun Microsystems' Eve Maler, a leading mover and shaker in the development of Web services, talks about the future of Web services security.
 
The Future of Virtual Reality    Feb. 2003
Virtual reality pioneer, Jaron Lanier, discusses the latest advances in virtual reality, musical instruments as ideal interfaces, Java technology, and more.
 
Coding from Scratch    Jan. 2003
Virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier discusses the need to fundamentally re-think the way developers write software.
 

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