|Erik's Pulse: 2003-08-07
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.
- Configure vi for Java Development.
- Yet another J2EE and .NET Performance case study.
- Is McNealy's vision realistic? The future of Sun.
- Eye on performance: Improve your development processes.
- Introducing the Portlet specification.
- Java Events at java.net.
- JSP Development is rapidly growing.
- The Java Speech API.
- The Apache Geronimo J2EE Container Project.
- Notable software releases: BBEdit Apache Ant Glossary 1.0, JBoss 3.2.2 RC 2, Jeeglue 0.2.0, Jena 1.3.2, Cocoon 2.1 RC1, Barbecue 1.0.6 beta 4, License Manager 2.0.0, Tomcat 4.1.27, jConfig 2.2, PMD 1.2.1, FindBugs 0.6.2, Proguard 1.7, J2ME VNC Client Alpha 2.9.2, JHexDump 1.0, JXP 1.2, JPim b1-r1, Pixory beta-3, jEdit 4.2pre4, Sync4j 1.0, textile4j 1.10, YourKit Memory Profiler 1.0, Jcrontab-1.4, JavaBDD 0.5, JGraph 2.2.2, MockEjb 0.4, Classifier4J 0.4, Xerces-J 2.5, javabot 0.1.1, jNotes 1.0, and Kaffe 1.1.1.
|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.