Three years ago, TD Bank Financial Group decided to go with Java as its enterprise development platform, in large part because it wanted its application code to be able to run on different types of hardware.
In the midst of a heated market-share battle with rival BEA Systems, IBM announced the 5.0 version of its WebSphere Application Server, touting enhanced support for the latest Web services and J2EE standards.
Java creator James Gosling, a vice-president and fellow at Sun Microsystems Inc., shared his views on Web services with Computerworld senior editor Carol Sliwa during last week's JavaOne conference. This is the second part of that interview.
Java creator (and Alberta native) James Gosling, a vice-president and fellow at Sun Microsystems Inc., shared his views on Microsoft Corp.'s rival .Net development environment, its new C# (pronounced C-sharp) language and its promotion of Web services with Computerworld during this week's JavaOne conference.
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