Kieron Murphy

27 articles

Where’s Jini?

It's been a while since Sun Microsystems launched its technology for creating software to make devices work together as a "community". The kick-off for Jini was...

Editorial: Pundit right? Java to die?

The noted computer columnist for the Public Broadcasting Company's Web site last month wrote: "Now Java begins it's slow decline as C# becomes dominant....

Will J# Fall Flat?

A recent report by the Gartner Group concludes that Java developers will shy away from Microsoft's new Visual J#.NET tool, perhaps even from the...

Editorial: Will J# Fall Flat?

A recent report by the Gartner Group concludes that Java developers will shy away from Microsoft's new Visual J#.NET tool, perhaps even from the...

Editorial: The Great Java-WinXP Question

A news story in the New York Times of November 23, 1995 said that IBM had just licensed the then new Java technology under...

From the Archives: Sun Meets Microsoft in Court Over Java

Originally published February 27, 1998 -- Sun Microsystems finally gets to tell it to the judge today in its dispute with Microsoft Corp. over...

A Java Community Center Works Out

Sometimes it's a true pleasure to work in the greater software development community -- or maybe that should be business. Actually, it's both. In...

Take Me Out to The Ballgame?

July 3, 2001 -- A lot of you reading this will not have tomorrow off in order to celebrate the founding of the United...

Getting with the Program

I used to get a big kick out of young people criticizing the stuff I liked in the early Nineties because it was "so...

The Wonderful World of UML

I visited UML World in New York City last week. It's one of the big gatherings for those interested in the Unified Modeling Language, the...

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