developerWorks: The Buzz About Apache Beehive
Apr 26, 2005, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kunal Mittal)
"On May 25, 2004, BEA Systems Inc. and Apache announced the
birth of the Beehive project. This project focuses on simplifying
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) and Web services
programming by using a concept of annotations that is fast becoming
a part of Java technology. Service-oriented architecture (SOA)
development is also a major emphasis of this project.
"Beehive was released under the Apache License V2.0, and BEA is
widely promoting the project. Today, about half of Beehive
committers are BEA employees, which is clear evidence other people
in the community are contributing to this project..."