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Extending its support for Web Services for the Java ME Platform to UIQ 3, Sony Ericsson Developer World introduced a new development tutorial and sample code for use together with the gSOAP open-source toolkit.
Interactive Supercomputing (ISC) unveiled at the SC06 show a new version of its Star-P technical computing software that makes it easy to integrate software and hardware from a variety of high performance computing (HPC) sources. The new version of Star-P will add support for the open ...
It's been a bustling and busy three days in San Francisco with sessions and discussions on a wide variety of Web 2.0 topics, from Advertising 2.0 and Net Neutrality, to the World of Warcraft and Enterprise 2.0.
The Cleversafe project, developers of open source Dispersed Storage software, announced it has launched a new open source project, called Cleversafe Desktop, which is an open source application with a graphical user interface (GUI) that improves visual presentation, ease of use and eff...
GoodStorm, an ecommerce company, has opened its GoodStorm API release 2.0 giving web developers access to ecommerce functionality and product metadata for selling books, non-DRMed MP3s, CDs, DVDs, and video games online.
The Eclipse platform is an Open Source, integrated system of application development tools that you implement and extend using a plug-in interface. Eclipse provides a set of core plug-ins that configures the basic services for the platform's framework. A platform developer can build an...
The persistence model introduced in EJB 3.0 as a replacement for entity beans is known as the Java Persistence API (JPA). The JPA borrows from both proprietary and open source models, such as Oracle TopLink, Hibernate, Spring, and other frameworks, which have gained traction as popular...
Furthering its commitment to developers, customer choice and open, flexible IT environments, Oracle today announced expanded support of open standards for building, deploying, managing and securing service-oriented applications with Oracle(R) Fusion Middleware. Building on more than 2...
Experience has taught us that it's not enough to simply have a persistence standard as part of an enterprise specification. It must be a standard that can solve people's problems and be useful to most of the applications that want to use it. While earlier versions of Enterprise JavaBe...
Alfresco Software, provider of an open source enterprise content management solution, announced the availability of the Alfresco Software Development Kit (SDK) for JCR and Web Services API development. The Alfresco SDK includes all the components required to develop standalone or embed...
The market for electronic communications retention, retrieval, and supervisory systems is growing at a rapid pace. This growth is driven by a number of factors including the need for better regulatory control over corporate communications, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, enhanced electronic...
Zmanda, the year-old California start-up, has run up an enterprise-grade open source backup and recovery solution specifically for MySQL databases called, pointedly enough, Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL.
Chariot Solutions, a firm specializing in software development using Java and open source, introduced three new tools for the Apache Geronimo J2EE platform. The new Geronimo components include a first-of-its-kind Apache Tomcat-to-Geronimo migration tool, a Java Persistence API (JPA) pl...
The Jahshaka Project (www.jahshaka.org), an open source project developing the first complete, open-source, real-time editing and visual effects application, announced the release of the final version of Jahshaka 2.0 before moving to a new source code. This latest version of the softwa...
Extending its support of Interface21 and the Spring community, Oracle announced that it has provided integration of TopLink Essentials, the open source EJB 3.0 Java Persistence API (JPA) reference implementation, with the latest Spring Framework release. Among numerous other innovation...
Interface21, the company behind the open source Spring Framework, announced the release of Spring 2.0, application framework for enterprise Java development. This release further builds on the two long-standing drivers behind the Spring Framework: simplicity and power.
Enterprise Open Source Magazine editor-in-chief, Mark Hinkle, interviewed Mulesource CTO Ross Mason and founder of the Mule Enterprise Servive Bus (ESB) project about the usefulness of this technology and its recent success.
Open Source means different things to different people. For some it's a business model. For others it's a way of collaborating. Some see it as a way of reducing costs. And some are out to change the world.
I am excited that OpenAjax Alliance is officially open now. Over the last months months, we have worked very hard and have made some incredible progress, depsite the heterogeneous nature of many different members representing different viewpoints. One person that definitely deserves cr...
Canoo announced the release of ULC XML, a tool that allows developers to create UltraLightClient user interfaces from XML files. ULC XML is a free and open-source tool for Canoo?s Java RIA library. It is available for download at the ULC XML project site.
Alfresco Software and Kofax announced the availability of an integration of Kofax Ascent Capture with Alfresco's open source repository. The Ascent integration module offers joint Alfresco and Kofax customers access to a comprehensive production capture solution, including automatic do...
Apress is one of only two publishers that has truly recognized and embraced the current ongoing open source lightweight Java revolution led by Spring and Hibernate. This includes the latest entry from Apress, the newly published first and only book to market, Wicket-endorsed, Pro Wicke...
PowerBuilder offers some dynamic querying capabilities. For simple scenarios it works quite well. But what if your scenario isn't simple? What if you wanted to write a database-querying tool that provides stored procedure compilation, ShowPlan display, or the execution of large complic...
Linux is the fastest-growing embedded operating environment in the world today. It's quickly becoming the single largest operating system platform for embedded computing. As a result, many technology managers must come to grips with the complexity and the dynamics of Open Source softwa...
KnowledgeTree has released Version 3.1 of the KnowledgeTree Open Source Edition, now with significant enhancements and a new open source license. Additional new features include an extensible workflow trigger system that allows custom actions to be executed from within workflows.
Fortify Software announced that it has contributed an extensive classification of software security errors to the non-profit Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). The classification of 115 security vulnerability categories will help software developers and security practitione...
ReachForce, provider of marketing automation technology for role-based customer and prospect data, introduced ReachForce Connect, a new Web services interface for CRM and marketing automation systems. Developed on JBoss and MySQL open source technologies, ReachForce Connect delivers se...
MindTouch announced the release of MindTouch DekiWiki, the first commercial open source wiki based fully on open standards. MindTouch is now the only vendor to offer a complete open source, hosted and appliance-based wiki solution, giving businesses a natural and cost-effective path fo...
Scalix Corporation, Linux email, calendaring and integration platform company, announced that it will turn its popular Scalix Community Edition free software product into an open source project. Scalix Community Edition Open Source will consist of the Scalix Server, a new web services ...
Diamelle announced the availability of a comprehensive IAM under an open source license. Built from the ground up to create a fully integrated solution, the Diamelle IAM helps enterprises improve security, reduce administration cost, improve end user productivity and comply with regula...
MindTouch announced MindTouch Dream, a powerful open source Web 2.0 platform and software development kit (SDK) built on Microsoft Visual Studio.NET. With MindTouch Dream, programmers can now easily create and run rich, interactive REST-based Web services across the entire Microsoft pl...
Socialtext, the first Wiki company, released Socialtext Open at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON). Available for immediate download, Socialtext Open is the first open source wiki with a commercial venture as its primary contributor. Over 2,000 businesses run Socialtext Wiki p...
After several years as a proprietary database, HampusDB is now released as an Open Source product. It comes with a wide range of command line utilities for manipulating and extracting data. It's designed for both embedded, desktop and server systems. It currently runs on Linux and has ...
JBoss Seam has seen strong community interest and has played a driving role for a new standards initiative for Web Beans through the Java Community Process (JCP). Designed to eliminate complexity at the architecture and application programming interface (API) level, JBoss Seam enables ...
WSO2, a new start-up creating open source platforms for Web services, launched its premier product, Tungsten, and announced that the company has received an investment from Intel Capital, the venture capital arm of Intel. Founded by technology pioneers, the WSO2 team is comprised of in...
JasperSoft, open source business intelligence provider announced the general availability of JasperIntelligence 1.0. New in JasperIntelligence, JasperAnalysis brings people in small and mid-size organizations open source Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) capability, enabling easy to ...
Khronos Group announced that STMicroelectronics has released v0.2 of their open source sample implementation of the OpenMAX IL specification for Linux. The OpenMAX IL API defines a standardized media component interface to enable developers and platform providers to integrate and commu...
JBoss will create blueprints, certification toolkits and methodologies that vendors can use to validate their extensions and plug into the management process currently used for JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite (JEMS). Long term, it said, JBoss ON and the Red Hat Network will be brough...
Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic Mobile Communications, Samsung Electronics, and Vodafone announced their intent to establish the world?s first global, open Linux-based software platform for mobile devices. A world-class Linux-based platform aims to provide key benefits for the mob...
In an effort to provide developers with a productive environment, Oracle has been working on a very rich UI component framework for several years. This framework - ADF Faces - has now been donated to the open source community. More precisely, it has been donated to the Apache Software ...