Java Dead? Three articles…

At ZDNet, there is an opinion piece must read titled Tempest in a Teapot. A brutal indictment of Java on the desktop. In this NetworkWorldFusion article some of Java’s biggest names question it’s chances for survival, including a Boland survey of corporate bigwigs. Check out the related JavaLobby thread. At TheServerSide you’ll find a flawed, […]

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Big step forward in Apache/Sun Agreement

Sun and Apache are now officially engaged Apache has signed a newly formed (and much improved) TCK License covering all the JSRs on which it’s active, allowing Apache to continue participating in the JCP. This new TCK License is becoming the Sun boilerplate and promises to bring benefits to all JSR licensees, both commercial and […]

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Edison’s Failing Grade

Investors and school districts are ditching the country’s leading public education privatizer Edison’s improper bookkeeping practices may come back to haunt the company, as was the case with Enron. But there’s more to the Edison story than an accounting scandal. Edison was built on the premise that a private company could run public schools more […]

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