David Fox

25 articles

Mobile Chai

<!-- Mobile Chai by David Fox --> Although the product name sounds like a Starbuck's-induced nightmare, Hewlett-Packard's Mobile Chai development suite is actually pretty dreamy. The...

.NET at JavaOne

It doesn't come as a big surprise that Sun Microsystems isn't pleased with Microsoft these days. At this year's JavaOne, there was a more...

Small Doings at JavaOne: Devices Are Big

At this year's JavaOne, the big news was the small. Sun Microsystems seemed pretty smug about Java's dominance on the server side and seemed...

.NET: Pride and Prejudice

We can't get around talking about Microsoft, can we? Redmond has spent three and a half years and US$2 billion dollars to create .NET...

Ringing in the New: A Make or Break Year

It's a new year, but what change will the flipping of a digit have on our industry? David Fox Whenever a new piece of hardware,...

Thin Is In

With Hanukah, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, and Christmas seasons all entering full blast, I thought you might want to know what sort of goodies to buy...

Hypewatch: Pre-built JSP Tag Libraries

There's been a lot of hype, to be sure, surrounding JavaServer Pages tag libraries. Some people get mighty excited at their mere mention. But...

Hypewatch: Where Developers Fit In

This column is usually about rhetoric versus reality in software development. Like all of us, I'm trying to heal and contemplate next steps and,...

Hypewatch: SVG Love

When it comes to creating applications -- especially snazzy multimedia apps -- people often weigh the benefits of Java versus Macromedia Flash. While the...

Hypewatch: WebStart for Java

Using Java instead of another programming language gives you a lot of cool advantages. You know the drill: Quick development time, write once run...

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