The following is a compilation of stories reporting on all the latest news that came out of the JavaOne conference recently held in San Francisco.
Will Sun open source Java at JavaOne?
Expect to hear a lot about the recently approved Java EE 5 spec, new ease-of-use features and hot topics like Ajax, SOA and open source. Read more here.
Sun Announces commitment to open source Java
At opening keynote of JavaOne, Sun execs say the question of open sourcing Java code is no longer a matter of whether, but how. Read more here.
Sun's Tim Bray on why he doesn't love SOA
In a Q&A, the pioneer in developing XML is dubious about SOA, preferring the term "Web-style," and he also thinks the Web community can do better than the WS-* standards. Read more here.
JavaOne: Oracle outlines its vision of SOA 2.0
Oracle sees Java EE 5, Web 2.0 and Ajax converging to create SOA 2.0, the next generation of application development. Read more here.
Thomas Erl on why we should focus on service-orientation more than SOA
Following some of the recent attention surrounding concerns about how SOA is being defined and perceived, we asked noted author and industry expert Thomas Erl for his comments. In the following exclusive Q&A with SearchWebServices.com Thomas explains why he thinks the industry is focusing on the wrong issue. Read more here.
JavaOne: What worked and what didn't
It was an impressive show overall, as long as you ignored the hype from Sun Microsystems Inc. touting NetBeans and Glassfish. But despite a few misgivings, credit goes to Sun for giving the Java community what it wanted and allowing its competitors to share the spotlight. Read more here.
Ajax is the talk of JavaOne
Major platform vendors rush to add Ajax capabilities to their products, while smaller Ajax vendors hawk their wares on the show floor. Read more here.
Bauhaus on Sun's march into SOA
What's going on with the integration of the SeeBeyond middleware with the Sun Java platform since Sun's acquisition SeeBeyond was completed in August 2005? We get some answers in part one of a Q&A interview conducted at JavaOne with Mark Bauhaus, senior vice president, Business Integration, App Platform and Identity Management Software at Sun Microsystems, Inc. Read more here.
BEA goes for a SOA triple play
The BEA vision of SOA offered by Bill Roth at JavaOne is a combination of products, people and practice. Read more here.
There's more to JBoss Seam than it seems
At JavaOne, Pierre Fricke, director of product management for JBoss Inc., could not talk about the pending merger with Red Hat Inc. because of the quiet period before the deal closes at the end of this month. But he could talk about the first release of JBoss Seam, the Web-application framework that supports the new Java EE5. And he could talk about Seam's possible future with Ajax and the JBoss announcement that it is joining the NetBeans community. here.
Sun's Bauhaus on open sourcing SOA technology
Sun has been busy putting everything from its Solaris operating system to its Java technology into open source. But what about the technology from SeeBeyond that was all proprietary prior to Sun's acquisition of the company in August 2005? We get some answers in part two of a Q&A interview conducted at JavaOne with Mark Bauhaus, senior vice president, Business Integration, App Platform and Identity Management Software at Sun Microsystems, Inc. Read more here.
This was first published in June 2006