|Erik's Pulse: 2003-09-22
by Erik C. Thauvin
||Erik has his finger on the pulse of the Java community. This column is his take on what is hot, and what the community is buzzing about.
- Adrian shares a Velocity real life story.
- Ted, Russ and Diego look at StAX.
- Andy points to the JCP Survey.
- Carlos is impressed with Weblogic's Components.
- Julian is testing ReplaceSubstring Functions.
- Ole-Martin reports on the JavaZone Conference in Oslo.
- Kumar explains how to take a screen-shot in Java.
- Vinny reviews the Tomcat Bible.
- Kevin details how to protect web content using a Servlet Filter.
- Notable software releases: Jcrontab-1.4.1, StrutsDoc 0.4, MRJ Adapter 1.0.3, JFreeReport 0.8.3g and 0.8.4, DocBook Doclet 0.50, JRat 0.6, J2ME VNC Client Alpha 2.9.4, Enhydra XMLC 2.2.1, Java Vision Toolkit 2.2.0, jvider 1.6, IzPack 3.2.0, RSSOwl 0.62b, JSch 0.1.8, Java Performance TestClient 0.2.2, JML 4.1 release candidate, Pebble 1.3, XBN Java 0.8b, jStart32 0.2 and Tomcat Manager Plugin 0.7.0.
|Erik is director of technology at Imacination Software, where he has spent the better part of last year developing the jTalk E-Business Platform. He has close to 20 years of professional experience in software development.
Erik also maintains a popular Java blog and can be found lurking in #mobitopia.