Aviva for Java 2
.00 supports multiple levels and types of security as well as direct encryption with any SSL-enabled TN server.
NetBeans 3.6 supports J2EE 1.4, Java 2
Standard Edition (J2SE) 1.5, and provides improved JSP debugging with Java Specification Request (JSR) 45.
By becoming a Java 2
source licensee, SuSE joins Sun in a partnership to provide high performing Java based customer solutions for the SuSE platform.
J2SE has been the poor relation to its cousins, Java 2
Enterprise Edition (J2EE), which caters to business systems and web services, and Java 2
Micro Edition (J2ME) that is a popular development platform for mobile devices.
If developers buy into Sun Microsystems Inc's Java 2
community source license agreement, the terms of which have just been published, Wall Street brokerage Merrill Lynch & Co figures Java could be worth between $300m and $400m to the company in its next financial year.
Based on the Java 2
Platform Micro Edition J2ME, the MID profile dramatically enhances the overall consumer experience by enabling dynamic, personalized interactive services for wireless devices.
Apple's senior VP of software engineering Avie Tevanian, who shot from obscurity to fame when he testified at the Microsoft Corp antitrust trial in Washington last year, said that customers "would immediately notice" the performance boost in MacOS Runtime for Java 2
.1, which is based on the Java Development Kit 1.16 from Sun Microsystems Inc, and is available for free download from Apple's web site.
The software will be ported to the Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 2000 64 bit and Red Hat Linux 64 bit operating systems running Java 2
v1.3 runtime from IBM.
The group was part of Sun's new Java community licensing and development mode for Java that it announced at the Java 2
launch in early December.