Updates from the Java EE and Spring Framework Panel Discussion at JavaOne. Panelist: 1) Richard Hightower – Developer, InfoQ 2) Bert Ertman – Fellow, Luminis 3)Gordon Dickens – Technical Architect, IT101, Inc. 4)Chris Beams – Senior Technical Staff, VMware 5) Arun Gupta – Technology Evangelist, Oracle . The bulk of audience are enterprise developers. Show of hands suggests that most are using JavaEE and Spring.
Salesforce and VMware have launched a new enterprise Java cloud called VMforce. VMforce claims to be an open path to cloud computing for Java developers. VMforce also aims to simplify how enterprises and enterprise Java developers can harness the economics of cloud computing without compromising the flexibility, control and choice they require.
The new NetBeans 6.9 Beta release boasts of OSGi interoperability for NetBeans Platform applications; support for JavaFX SDK 1.3, PHP Zend framework and Ruby on Rails 3.0; as well as improvements to the Java Editor, Java Debugger, and issue tracking, and more.
New MyEclipse IDE for Spring claims to revolutionize Spring Java & Web Development with advanced accelerators for Spring development, including scaffolding, project bootstrapping and enhanced development editors.
SpringSource has released SpringSource tc Server, which it claims to be an enterprise version of Apache Tomcat, the world’s most widely used Java application server. SpringSource tc Server claims to be hardened for enterprise use and coupled with the mission-critical operational capabilities and advanced diagnostics required by the most demanding IT environments.
has introduced the SpringSource University, which offers training paths for Java development tools and platforms, including , Apache Tomcat and Apache HTTPD, Groovy, Grails, and SpringSource’s commercial product offerings.