Borland Java Development Newsletter, November 2003

By: Tim Del Chiaro

Abstract: Read the November 2003 installment of the Borland Java Development Newsletter. The newsletter contains information, news, and links.

Borland Java Development Newsletter  November 2003

In this issue:
- Borland JBuilder X is now shipping
- Embedding reports within JBuilder(TM) web application projects
- Borland unveils Unified Development Environment for Java(TM)
- Borland facilitates shift to mobile workforce with Borland(R) JDataStore(TM) 7
- Borland JBuilder Mobile Development for i-mode(TM)
- Borland in the news
- Technical tips and articles from the Borland(R) Developer Network
- Java(TM) resources
- About this newsletter

*** JBUILDER X IS NOW SHIPPING ***
The English language edition of JBuilder X Enterprise is now shipping worldwide. JBuilder X Developer, Borland Enterprise Studio for Java, and German, French, and Japanese editions of JBuilder Enterprise are scheduled to ship before year end. Visit the Borland Web site for special introductory upgrade pricing, a wealth of product information, and a free trial download.

Announcing Borland JBuilder X
   http://bdn.borland.com/article/0,1410,31292,00.html

Whats new in Borland JBuilder X
  http://bdn.borland.com/article/0,1410,31300,00.html

JBuilder X Quick Tour
   http://bdn.borland.com/article/0,1410,31301,00.html

JBuilder X Enterprise Trial & Foundation Download
   http://www.borland.com/products/downloads/download_jbuilder.html
   
Special introductory upgrade pricing on JBuilder X Enterprise (U.S.)
   http://shop.borland.com/jbuilder/

*** EMBEDDING REPORTS WITHIN JBUILDER WEB APPLICATION PROJECTS ***
With the recent addition of embedded reporting to the JBuilder X feature-set, it is now possible to process and render industry-standard report templates within your JavaServer Pages (JSPs). This article discusses the requirement for embedded reporting and highlights generic requirement for reporting infrastructure. It also demonstrates how to add existing report templates into a JBuilder project and deploy those reports to Apache Tomcat. Future articles in this series will discuss the process of designing new reports against JDBC/JNDI data sources as well as configuring data access for staging and deployment scenarios.

Read the full article
   http://bdn.borland.com/article/0,1410,31845,00.html

More information on Crystal Reports for JBuilder
    http://www.crystaldecisions.com/products/crystalreports/jbuilder/

*** BORLAND UNVEILS UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT FOR JAVA(TM) ***

As part of our 20th anniversary celebration at the 2003 Borland Conference, Borland introduced Borland® Enterprise Studio 7 for Java, an application lifecycle management solution to unify development teams and speed the delivery of business applications across the enterprise. This new solution is further proof of the Borland commitment to help companies solve business problems  whether it's getting more done with less, leveraging legacy systems, or providing executive visibility into the development process, Borland ALM solutions are designed to help all levels of IT deliver applications with greater communication, collaboration and control.

More about Borland Enterprise Studio for Java
    http://www.borland.com/estudiojava

*** BORLAND FACILITATES SHIFT TO MOBILE WORKFORCE WITH BORLAND JDATASTORE 7 ***

Borland recently announced the launch of Borland® JDataStore 7. As organizations extend their business infrastructures to include mobile and wireless devices, JDataStore 7 offers a number of new enhancements that are designed to help organizations quickly deploy their applications to a broad spectrum of devices. The latest release of JDataStore 7 marks a significant upgrade from previous versions and builds on the product's major strengths as a high performance embedded database powerful enough for complex business applications but compact enough to run on mobile devices to assist the shift to mobile computing.

Borland JDataStore
   http://www.borland.com/jdatastore

*** BORLAND JBUILDER MOBILE DEVELOPMENT FOR I-MODE(TM) ***

Borland this week announced the availability of Borland(R) JBuilder(R) Mobile Development for i-mode(TM), designed to accelerate the development of mobile applications for i-mode service outside of Japan. Included in JBuilder X and available as a download without charge for existing JBuilder 9 customers, JBuilder Mobile Development for i-mode integrates JBuilder and the NTT DoCoMo Doja(TM) 1.5 Overseas Edition SDK emulator, providing a Java-based development platform for General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)(1) based i-mode application developers worldwide.

More information and downloads
 http://bdn.borland.com/article/0,1410,31298,00.html


*** BORLAND IN THE NEWS ***
 
News Articles

Borland hits 20, unveils life-cycle bundle
Application Development Trends   
 
BorCon showcases developer favorites
SearchSAP.com   
 
assembles a bigger toolkit
CNET News.com   
 
Borland Unveils 'Unified Development Environment' for Java
TechNewsWorld   
 
Borland Updates .Net, Java Tools
CRN   
 
Borland Makes Strong Push for .NET, Java
internetnews.com   
 
Borland releases Web services-aimed JBuilder X
OSDN NewsForge   
 
Borland's JBuilder Turns 10
eWEEK   
 
Borland's New JBuilder X Focuses on Productivity
Java Developer's Journal   
 
JBuilder X makes Web Services Visible
PC Pro   
 
Borland targets ease of use in next JBuilder Java IDE
Application Development Trends   
 
Borland JBuilder X Brings Usability, Development Improvements
IBM WebSphere Advisor   
 
Borland Releases Next-Generation JBuilder
eWeek   
 
Borland Seeing its Way on Java Development
Computer Business Review   
 
Borland Works to Evolve Java
internetnews.com

For links to all of these news articles and more
    http://www.borland.com/news/news_articles/index.html

Latest Borland News Releases

11-Nov-03 Borland Raises the Bar for Platform Interoperability: Launches Borland(R) Janeva(TM) 6 to Support Mixed IT Environments at Reduced Risk and Cost   
 
11-Nov-03 Borland Facilitates Shift to Mobile Workforce in Organizations: Launches Borland JDataStore 7   
 
04-Nov-03 Borland(R) Enterprise Core Objects (ECO(TM)) Technology Steers Course to Better Software Faster   

03-Nov-03 Borland Reveals Winners of BorCon(TM) Awards in Opening Keynote of 14th Annual Borland(R) Conference   
 
03-Nov-03 Borland Unveils Unified Development Environment for Java, Enhancing Borland's Leadership in Application Lifecycle Management Solutions    
 
03-Nov-03 Borland(R) Delphi(TM) 8 for the Microsoft® .NET Framework Unveiled at the 2003 Borland Conference   
 
03-Nov-03 Borland Names Scott Arnold Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer   
 
03-Nov-03 Borland Application Lifecycle Management Solutions for Microsoft .NET Framework to be Available at U.S. Microsoft Technology Centers

More details and additional press releases:
   http://www.borland.com/news/index.html

*** TECHNICAL TIPS AND ARTICLES FROM THE BORLAND(R) DEVELOPER NETWORK ***
 
Press Release: Crystal Decisions Reporting Technology Within Reach of Borland JBuilder Developers  
Crystal Reports empowers Java developers to build business applications with award winning reporting tools
http://bdn.borland.com/article/0,1410,31843,00.html
 
Design and coding best practices using Borland Enterprise Studio 6 for Java  
Learn to design EJBs and Web applications with Borland Enterprise Studio for Java
http://bdn.borland.com/article/0,1410,31303,00.html


*** JAVA RESOURCES ***  

The following resources are available for Java developers:

Borland Training Services
The Borland Training Services Group helps corporate IT managers, architects, and developers to expand their expertise with Borland products. Whether your staff is just getting started using Borland technology or you have experienced developers who wish to pursue formal certification, we can meet your needs. We offer Open Enrollment Classes, and can deliver onsite training tailored specifically for your personnel or project.
http://www.borland.com/services/training/index.html

Partner Directory
Query from our database of worldwide Borland Technology Partners (BTPs) to find Systems Integrators, Consultants, Third-Party Software, and Training Centers
http://www.borland.com/partners/directory/index.html

Dr. Bobs JBuilder Machine
http://www.drbob42.com/jbuilder/


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