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Vol: 3 Iss: 12

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Another month is upon us and the world continues to change. The world of corporate governance is making its presence felt in all corners of information technology as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements begin to take effect with regard to Section 404. You only need to read the daily new...
WebSphere Portal, the leading enterprise portal package on the market, is about to ship a major new release designed to take integration and flexibility deeper and further than ever before. WebSphere Portal lets programmers focus on developing the business functionality by managing the...
As many people correctly predicted, Web services and their corresponding service-oriented architecture (SOA) have proven their promise. Companies and businesses are starting to not only integrate new components and technologies, but are also opening up back-end systems and legacy proce...
It's likely you've been working with WebSphere MQ (WMQ) for years developing, deploying, monitoring, or all of the above. It's also likely that by now you have assembled a tool bag full of items to support your implementations and ongoing operations. And you've no doubt become accustom...
WebSphere applications often rely on property files to contain environment-specific values. These files usually contain any settings that change between environments, and the files can be in a variety of formats ­Java properties (key/value pairs), XML, or a custom format.
After years of spending their IT dollars to help them cut costs, comply with Y2K requirements, and compete in a world of multiple ways to shop, retail companies are ready to re-invest in their number one channel ­ their stores.
Developing J2EE applications can be time-consuming and error prone, and deploying them for execution on an application server only adds to the complexity. Even a simple 'Hello World' Enterprise JavaBean (EJB) requires multiple files to be created and maintained in the correct locations...
Portlets constitute interactive Web application components whose presentation markup is aggregated and displayed by a portal server like WebSphere Portal. In a previous WebSphere Journal article, we introduced you to the Java Specification Request for the portlet specification (JSR 168...
With the rush to take advantage of the benefits brought about by upgrading to WebSphere 5.1, corporate America has created an abundance of surplus hardware. When deciding to take advantage of the latest WebSphere upgrade, it is often necessary to refresh your hardware. One thing compan...