JAVA VS. MICROSOFT .NET DEBATE RAGES
LAS VEGAS -- After describing Java as a stable technology with no great
surprises likely to come, Java experts during a conference panel session
fielded questions about the competitive power of Microsoft's rival .Net
IBM: ECLIPSE FACES CHALLENGES AHEAD
BURLINGAME, CALIF. - Eclipse will have to deal with its own success and
the challenges that success presents, said Lee Nackman, a CTO and vice
president at IBM Rational Software who was involved in founding the open
JAVA STAVING OFF .NET, SPRING FOUNDER SAYS
LAS VEGAS -- J2EE technology is in a very healthy state, staving off the
rival .Net platform and fostering innovation, said Rod Johnson, founder
of the open source Spring Framework for Java development, in a
presentation on Friday.
ECLIPSE CHIEF TALKS UP PROJECTS, AWAITS SUN AND MICROSOFT
The Eclipse Foundation for open source tools held its technical
conference, EclipseCon 2005, in Burlingame, Calif., the week of Feb. 28.
Stressing its momentum, the organization touted participation frrm
vendors such as BEA Systems, Borland Socqftware, Computer Associates
International, and Sybase. Mike Milinkovich, a former Oracle vice
president of technical services, became the first executive director of
the independent foundation when Eclipse was spun out of IBM last year.
InfoWorld Editor at Large Paul Krill discussed Eclipse goings-on and
impacts with Milinkovich.