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.NET vs. Java

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.

Analysts see retailers turning to IT

Retailers are expected to make the most substantial investments in efficiency-oriented IT systems during 2002, according to industry analysts.

Retailers struggle to find supply chain software that fits uniquely

Retail-sector CIOs report they still face challenges finding packaged software to meet their needs, particularly in the supply chain areas.

WebSphere users standoffish on 5.0

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.

New Web services standards proposed

Microsoft, IBM and VeriSign announced a joint effort to craft new standards for addressing security concerns that many corporate users have raised about Web services.

New Web services standards proposed

Microsoft Corp., IBM Corp. and VeriSign Inc. today announced a joint effort to craft new standards for addressing security concerns that many corporate users have raised about Web services.

Part 2: Java creator discusses Web services

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: .Net falls short of expectations

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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