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CNET News.com: Sun launches Java integration tools

“Sun today announced Java Blend 2.0, a development tool
that links business software with information in databases, and
Java Message Queue
, software that lets business
applications
, such as financial and human resources software,
to exchange information.”

“Pam Hudandoff, Sun’s product line manager for the new products,
said Java Blend 2.0 allows developers to connect applications to
databases without having to write complex Structured Query Language
(SQL) and Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) code. …Java Blend 2.0
is the first implementation of a new Java application programming
interface (API) aimed at making data access easier.”

“The Java Message Queue software is Sun’s implementation of a
new Java API called Java Messaging Service, which lets separate
business applications communicate and exchange information.”

“Sun executives said the company is in the process of
integrating its own software tools–Java Blend and Java Message
Queue–with Forte’s application integration tools and the
Sun-Netscape Alliance’s application server, technology that helps
businesses run e-commerce Web sites.”


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