Borland Developer News - Java Edition, April 2004

By: Tim Del Chiaro

Abstract: Read the April 2004 installment of the Borland Java Development Newsletter. The newsletter contains information, news, and links for Java developers.

April 2004
  What's all the fuss about Struts? 

Ask the average person about Struts, and you're likely to get a blank stare. But it's safe to conclude that Struts has become a household word for most Java developers. Learn more about Struts in this month's Java Corner from Borland and Programmer's Paradise.

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A Gentle Introduction to Generics in Java 

Read a gentle introduction to the basic facts about an exciting new feature found in the Java 1.5 beta. Formerly generics were only available to programmers using selected other languages including C++,  Python. Now Java has them too!

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Optimizeit ServerTrace 3, DataCenter
Early Evaluation Program  

Borland invites you to participate in the private early evaluation program for an upcoming product called Optimizeit ServerTrace 3, DataCenter. With your experience and expertise, we feel you can make a valuable contribution to its future success and effectiveness for your use.

Here are the quick criteria for see if you qualify to participate:

  • You are part of a production application management team and need a J2EE application performance management solution that captures deep root-cause information swiftly. OR
  • You are a performance engineering specialist for SOA/J2EE applications and need an application performance analysis during load testing or application scalability testing. OR
  • You are a QA test engineer and need a J2EE application behavior diagnostics capture solution for your end-to-end application testing in the QA lab

If you want to participate, please send an email to to get program enrollment details. Please contact your Borland sales representative for further details.
For more details on the current version of Optimizeit ServerTrace, see target=_blank 

New White Paper for OSS/J Developers  

Get practical information on implementing J2EE-based Operational Support Systems (OSS/J) that must communicate with existing CORBA-based telecommunications systems. This white paper identifies the primary points of interoperability between the platforms and presents possible approaches for interworking, along with their advantages, disadvantages, and limitations. Several functional code examples are included.

Strategies for Integrating OSS/J Systems with CORBA

What does Sun say about Borland Optimizeit Performance Solutions?  

"Borland Optimizeit technologies provide a robust end-to-end solution for managing the performance of Java and J2EE applications. The Java Performance Group at Sun routinely uses Optimizeit Suite to ensure that our application code is fast and reliable, and Optimizeit ServerTrace DataCenter to obtain critical information that helps make our Sun Java System Application Server products deliver the fastest web services performance in the industry. The two solutions together provide an unparalleled breadth and depth of performance analysis that is second to none."

Mark Bauhaus, Vice President
Java and Web Services Business Unit, Sun Microsystems

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Sybase, Oracle, and Sun Application Server Plug-ins for JBuilder X  

JBuilder X includes built-in integration with multiple Web servers and J2EE application servers including Borland Enterprise Server, BEA WebLogic Server, JBoss, IBM WebSphere, and Tomcat. Additional application server integrations from Sybase, Oracle, and Sun are also available. These application server plugins can be used with JBuilder X Enterprise, the JBuilder X Enterprise Trial, and Borland Enterprise Studio 7 for Java.

Download the plug-ins now

Special Edition of Altova XMLSPY Development Tool Included with Borland JBuilder X

Altova Inc. and Borland recently announced that a special 'Borland Edition' of Altova XMLSPY 2004 is included with Borland JBuilder X Enterprise. Both Altova and Borland recognize that XML technologies play an important role in enterprise software development, and that the addition of XML testing and debugging tools to a development solution is helpful in eliminating unpredictable program behavior and speeding software development. This announcement marks the continuation of the relationship between Altova and Borland, combining the industry leading XML development tool with the market leading Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Java to help advance Java and XML software development.

Download the XMLSPY from the JBuilder registered users page

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Borland in the News

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Upcoming events

Join Borland at the following events of interest to the Java community.

2004 Borland Conference (US)

JavaOne (US)

Planning for Java Quality and Performance Tech Day (UK)

JAX (Germany)

Additional Resources

Borland Training Services

Partner Directory

Dr. Bob's JBuilder Machine

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