- Java JumpStart for the Enterprise, a comprehensive suite of tools and services designed to boost Java developer productivity, is announced. Contains JRE, Webtop server, plug-ins, online books, sample code and documentation.
Summary of 1997:
JavaBeans and JavaONE II cinch Java's role as one of the most significant developments in computer language, especially for corporate developers. Microsoft's efforts to stop the Java juggernaut continue, but increasingly appear to be failing. Sun's Java initiatives multiply. Complaints about Sun's control over Java are the only real dark cloud on its horizon.