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Java open-source frameworks 'pose risk' to biz - report

Open-source programming frameworks revolutionised Java development during the last decade, but not enough people know how to use them properly. That’s according to the CRASH Special Report by CAST that sampled 496 applications with 152 million lines of code and found most apps had been misconfigured. This increased the degree …
Gavin Clarke, 31 Jan 2013
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Japan's Softbank offers $20.1bn to take big gulp of Sprint

Japanese operator Softbank wants to buy Sprint, and has confirmed that it is prepared to pay more than £12bn ($20.1bn) for a 70 per cent stake in the US operator, assuming the US regulator will let it. Rumours of the deal were swirling around last week, leading to a drop in Softbank's own share value as investors balked at the …
Bill Ray, 15 Oct 2012
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Oracle backtracks from Java EE 7 cloud claims

In a move that's becoming all too familiar, leaders of the effort to develop Java EE 7 – the next version of Oracle's Java platform for enterprise computing – have recommended that certain planned components be deferred to a later version in the interest of keeping the project on schedule. "Despite our best intentions, our …
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VMware mashes up Hadoop with Spring

VMware has taken its Spring Java application framework and integrated it with the open source Apache Hadoop distribution to create a mashup that it's calling – somewhat unimaginatively – Spring Hadoop. VMware might be the juggernaut of server virtualization and a serious contender for building public and private clouds, but …
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VMware unfurls fresh Spring Java 'vFabric'

VMware has unveiled a new version of its vFabric platform, a collection of software tools for building, deploying, and running SpringSource Java applications atop VMware hypervisors. Dubbed vFabric 5, the platform offers a new incarnation of the SpringSource tc server designed to improve memory management for Java applications …
Cade Metz, 14 Jun 2011
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Excel revolutionary needed to crush web-forms anarchy

In the 1990's Visual Basic, PowerBuilder, and Lotus Notes were popular, powerful and made the development of database-backed forms accessible. The web disrupted this cozy market increasing the number of forms, formats and requirements. The result was HTML with a text editor became a common - if partial - replacement and while …
Jeff Vroom, 14 Jun 2010
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Salesforce and VMware fluff Java cloud posse

Marc Benioff is stepping up to Java heavyweights IBM and Oracle by fluffing developers' applications with a cloud built on SpringSource, VMware and his service. Benioff's SaaS customer relationship management specialist is today expected to announce VMforce, an Amazon- and Heroku-like platform for Java …
Gavin Clarke, 27 Apr 2010
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Microsoft weighs next-phase in open-source support

Microsoft's, shall we say, cautious engagement with open-source could mean frameworks like Spring and Hibernate are the next projects tuned to Windows. Sam Ramji, director of the open-source development lab, in a recent interview pointed to the rise in what he called "micro frameworks" and their importance. "It's something we …
Gavin Clarke, 3 Jul 2009
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Red Hat blends JBoss blocker to SpringSource

CommunityOne Red Hat has opened Sun Microsystems' annual week of Java activities with an application server strategy targeting fellow open-sourcer SpringSource. The company, which made its name in the Linux business, has added a third server to its JBoss application server and middleware family targeting what it called "mid-sized" …
Gavin Clarke, 1 Jun 2009
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Sun loses Apache and Spring vote on latest Enterprise Java

Updated Sun Microsystems' rocky relationship with open source over Java is again in the spotlight, after it lost support of two influential groups for the latest update to enterprise Java. The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has voted against Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) 6.0 to register its protest in a long-running dispute over …
Gavin Clarke, 5 Mar 2009
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Red Hat cranks up JBoss rollouts engine

The next few months should see three supported and modular versions of Red Hat's JBoss application server rolled out, scaling from web to full enterprise-class scenarios. Red Hat's vice president of middleware Craig Muzilla told The Reg three profiles of the JBoss Application Server 5.0 would be delivered in the "next few …
Gavin Clarke, 11 Feb 2009
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SpringSource responds to support criticism

Exclusive SpringSource is updating its controversial maintenance policy three weeks after encountering a barrage of criticism. The steward of the popular open-source Spring Framework has revealed that it plans a stripped-down version of the maintenance policy for small businesses. The company will also tag code in its Spring repository …
Gavin Clarke, 8 Oct 2008
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How to rescue Java from the men in suits

JavaOne Open source and Java developers are calling on Java's governing body - the Java Community Process - to open up beyond the big players. Members of a JavaOne panel on the JCP, open source and standards have expressed their frustrations with a process they believe puts corporate interests first when it comes to Java. For once, it …
Gavin Clarke, 14 May 2008
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SpringSource claims first 'proper' application server

SpringSource has picked up on the trend for modular servers with the planned beta release today of the SpringSource Application Platform, its Java application server. SpringSource chief executive Rod Johnson told Reg Dev the Spring Application Framework is the “first proper” Java application server product to appear for the …
Phil Manchester, 30 Apr 2008

NetBeans 6.1 packs welcome additions

Hot on the heels of a successful 6.0 release, which we covered here and here, Sun Microsystems has delivered NetBeans 6.1, just in time for the company's annual JavaOne and CommunityOne events in San Francisco, California. As you'd expect from an incremental release, the aim is to introduce enhancements and bug fixes rather …
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Spring opens its core to the seriously committed

Contributors to Spring devising and developing extensions to the open source framework will soon get dedicated help from project leaders through a new community site. Spring leaders, though, will maintain a high commitment threshold for those contributing to the core Spring Framework itself. A site is to be rolled out in the …
Gavin Clarke, 1 Apr 2008
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Back to batch with Java

QCon 2008 SpringSource has talked up some early user experiences with its Spring Batch framework ahead of next week's launch. Dave Syer, one of Spring Batch's lead committers, said around 40 organizations are working with Spring's Java-based framework, which aims to replace aging mainframe batch applications written in Cobol. It works …
Phil Manchester, 12 Mar 2008

Asus to show second-gen Eee PC next week

Asus is due to show off what it calls the "next generation" of its elfin Eee PC Linux-based sub-laptop at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week. The unit is almost certainly going to come with WiMax wireless broadband connectivity. It may come with an 8.9in screen - larger than the current model's 7in display - …
Tony Smith, 2 Jan 2008

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