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JDJ SPECIAL - Answered: The J2EE Questions No One Else Dared to Ask

JDJ SPECIAL - Answered: The J2EE Questions No One Else Dared to Ask

First Things First: The Questions

 What do the following companies have in common?

  • BEA Systems
  • Sun Microsystems
  • The JBoss Group
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Pramati
  • IronFlare

The answer lies within this "JDJ Special" - in which Java Developer's Journal has quizzed Java vendors, and indeed its own editorial board, about The Future of Enterprise Java.


Read on
if you want to know how everyone answered the following questions, among many others: 

  • What are J2EE's strong points? Java's strong points?
  • How do you see the industry leveraging them today? Tomorrow?
  • What are J2EE's weakest points? Java's weak points? What do you think the solution might be?
  • How would you advise someone looking for a J2EE app server to evaluate all the choices?
  • What value-add do you see the new open-source server putting in to the J2EE community?
  • What do you see J2EE being in a year? Two years? Three?


Read on
if you want to learn which company answered:

  • That "Innovate-then-standardize" beats "standardize-then-implement"
  • That it has "[A] fear that .NET is a superior development language" 
     
  • That "EJBs are too complex."
  • That "while the JCP in general encourages a consensus-based approach. . .the job [isn't] done"
  • That "J2EE will face stiff competition at the bottom from .NET"
  • "J2EE...could be simplified further"

 

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