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Java Watch: What’s Not Coming in Mustang

 Read Allen Holub's review on JSR 270 on SD Times.

http://68.236.189.240/fullcolumn/column-20050415-02.html

Excerpt : "Rather than providing an integrated approach to the new release, Mustang is just a collection of 11 existing JSRs, each with its own expert group. These groups are essentially autonomous. The reality is that there’s no overall architecture, and more to the point, there’s no architect coordinating the Mustang work."

 

 

.NET leads in BI race with Java

Check this to know, How .NET is pulling ahead of the Java-based J2EE in the "two-horse race" for leadership in integration development environments, according to a local survey of CIOs and IT managers.

Via Javablogs.net (Srinivas)

 

Happy Birthday Channel 9 :-)

Channel 9 has completed it's first birthday. Thanks to channel 9 guys for entertaining the developer community in a great and innovative way.

They have uploaded 5 great videos for thier birthday ...worth of watching all of them..

Scott Guthrie - Demo of next version of ASP.NET (Happy Birthday Video #1)
http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=54959
 
Rico Mariani - Making .NET Perform (Happy Birthday Video #2)
http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=54964
 
Anders Hejlsberg - More C# Talk from C#'s Architect (Happy Birthday Video #3)
http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=54970
 
Cleartype Team - Talking about new Fonts on Longhorn (Happy Birthday Video #4)
http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=54974
 
Bill Hill - A Hike Around Microsoft's Forests (Happy Birthday Video #5)
http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=54978
 
Forbes : "Linux? No Thanks"

Welcome to the Real World of Open Source... :-)

Companies have figured out that although Linux was once touted as a "free" operating system, in fact distributors such as Red Hat and SuSE, a division of Novell, charge money for their products. Red Hat also charges hefty maintenance fees that have risen sharply over the years.

Read more : Linux ? No Thanks

Computerworld Development Survey gives nod to C#

Top 5 programming languages reported in use by respondents 
  
C#    72%
 
Java   66%
 
Visual Basic   62%
 
C++   54%
 
JavaScript/ECMAScript   50%

Read more here

Yahoo Ups Free Email Storage to 1 Gigabyte

Via Srinivas

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO - news) said on Wednesday it will soon begin giving users of its free Web e-mail service 1 gigabyte of storage, four times more than it now offers, amid intense competition.

Google ! Here is a Googly for you :-)

All set for DevCon 2005, Hyderabad : India

Thanks to all the core members of MUGH (http://www.mugh.net) who are working hard towards to make this event a big success along with MUGH's second anniversary celebrations. Thanks to INETA and Microsoft :-)

I have set up a logo collection for DevCon 2005 here. Feel free to vote or comment.

Microsoft Forums

Got this cool URL from Vipul

http://forums.microsoft.com/

Community Round Table with Soma

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Last week we had a great evening at Microsoft Campus, Hyderabad with Somasegar, Corporate Vice President, Developer Division.
MVPs, Community Stars, Student Champs and Microsoft User Group Hyderabad (http://www.mugh.net) core member team represented the Hyderabad
.NET developer community. You can find me beside Soma (left side to him :-))


 

 

Test post from Sauce reader...

This tool  is damn cool :-)

Sauce Reader screenshot

Thanks Gaurav for the link

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