At JavaOne this week, the Eclipse Foundation, along with Instantiations,
Inc., and BEA Systems announced the creation of "Pollinate", a new
open-source incubator project focused on creating an Eclipse-based
development environment and toolset to be named Eclipse Pollinate. Eclipse
Pollinate, which will be designed to integrate with Apache Beehive, the
industry’s first easy-to-use, cross-container, open-source application
framework for building service-oriented architectures (SOAs) and enterprise
Java applications is being developed to help enable developers to more easily
develop and deploy service-based and J2EE-based applications.
Introduced and led by Instantiations, Eclipse Pollinate, combined with Apache
Beehive, will be designed to provide developers with a comprehensive,
flexible solution for building and running services and applications. Eclipse
will provi... (more)
How Apache & Plan 9 will defeat Microsoft's Passport:
Dominance of Apache means Microsoft won't have the votes to enforce its
(Linux.SYS-CON.com, 22 September 2003) ¡ª Linux gets a lot of press these
days, but much of it appears condescending and is more about the phenomenon
of its emergence and growth than it is about the value and use of the
technology. That may be about to change, and for the better.
As a group, the so-called "mainstream press" often appears to favor Microsoft
and show an appalling lack of technical depth in its enthusiastic repetition
of the latest Mi... (more)
(October 15, 2002) - Sonic Software has contributed standards-based
enterprise-class SOAP messaging capabilities to Apache Axis, the next
generation of Apache SOAP 2.0. With the acceptance of source code for
inclusion in Apache Axis 1.0, Sonic delivers its asynchronous Web services
expertise to the largest open-source Web application community.
Sonic's submission, which provides a fundamentally more reliable messaging
transport infrastructure for SOAP, will help accelerate Web service adoption.
Sonic's contributions will provide the first asynchronous capabilities to the
core Apa... (more)
BEA Seeks "Ubiquity" Through Open Source Community, Say Its Top Execs Oh
The Apache Software Foundation, the leading open source community partner for
commercial companies, has announced that BEA's "Project Beehive" is
now officially an open-source project in the Apache community.
Based on the runtime application framework in BEA WebLogic Workshop, what
will now be known as Apache Beehive is designed to be the industry's first,
easy-to-use, open source foundation for building enterprise Java and
service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications
"Through Apache Beehive, BEA ... (more)
Invitation: Join in Apache J2EE Efforts
Geir Magnusson Jr, chair of the Apache Software Foundation's Geronimo
project, has said that it won't manage to release the code for what, when
complete and certified, will be be the world's third open-source Java
application server in time for its its target release date - until now - of
Instead, Geronimo will first take its place alongside JOnAS and JBoss later
this year, once the code has been completed and after it has undergone the
meticulous process of J2EE certification.
Developers and enterprises looking forward to the rele... (more)