June 11, 2003

JavaOne 2003: Developers Recruited for Consumer, Wireless Push

San Francisco?Java has a new look and?it would seem?a new focus. On the first day of the 2003 JavaOne developer conference Tuesday, Sun Microsystems unveiled an updated Java logo and revealed a big marketing push to raise Java awareness among consumers. In years past, this conference was the esoteric domain

Store and Retrieve XML-based Business Objects with SQL Server and .NET

etting database data into and out of business objects has always been a problem; however, now that SQL Server 2000 supports XML, you can use interesting techniques that capitalize on .NET’s object serialization capabilities to retrieve XML-formatted data from SQL Server and transform it into custom class instances. People commonly