ZDNet: New JBoss Stirs Up Java Dispute
Jun 02, 2003, 19:00 (9 Talkback[s])
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"Upstart JBoss Group will on Monday debut a new release of its
popular open-source application server software amid a growing
dispute with Sun Microsystems over Java standard compliance.
"The company will release JBoss version 4.0, which introduces
new tools based on an 'aspect-oriented' programming method that the
company says significantly speeds up the process of building
complex Java-based business applications. The company derives its
revenue from providing support for the software.
"JBoss software has enjoyed growing popularity with Java
developers and is garnering interest with information technology
executives as an alternative for commercial software based on the
Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) specification..."