|Erik's Pulse: 2004-02-23
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.
|Open Source Java... The aftermath.
- Kevin: Open Source Java.
- Jared: It's About Time to Open Up Java and Let It Go...
- Tom: Open Source Java?
- Mats: Open Source Java? Please Elaborate!
- Bucky: Open Source Java.
- Fred: Why Sun Hates Open Source...
- Charles: Eric Raymond's Letter and Modern Computing Mythology.
- Simon: ESR Response.
- Tutorial of the week: Developing Web Services with J2EE 1.4
- Notable software releases: YourKit Java Profiler 2.0.1, Java Ultra-Lite Persistence 1.0.1, Java Remote Method Invocation Language 2.1, JXTA 2.2.1 Beta 1, RSSOwl 0.7b, Java MessagePort Library 0.97, Java SOS 3.70, jStock 0.3.2, Joda-Time 0.95, JMines 0.1, UJAC 0.9.7a, Java HMO 1.2, JRDF 0.2.1, Tomcat 5.0.19, JDK 1.5 Plugin for Eclipse, OpenReports 0.6.0, HelpSetMaker 0.9.0, JGoodies Swing Suite 1.3, Columba 1.0 Milestone M2, IntelliVIEW client 2.3, JavaBeginner 1.6.2, Coldtags Suite 1.70, Ant Commander 0.7, Mamba 1.0, Refactorit 2.0 RC1, SuperWaba 4.2, JXMLPad 2.1, RIFE 0.7.0, JGA 0.5, JasperAssistant 1.0.5, JDistro 0.29, Kaffe 1.1.4, Pebble 1.4, Scala 1.1.0-b1 and JORAM 4.0.
|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.