On one hand, some archrivals (e.g., Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle) are becoming strange bedfellows, while, on the other hand, the others (e.g., Microsoft and Sun) remain set on irreconcilable differences between their technology camps. What are users to do when torn between the hype/promise of Web services and the fear of being outrun by events?
to developers who are J2EE development novices, WebLogic Workshop provides a visual toolset that should make the intricacies of Java transparent to developers, and enable them to build Web Services applications for deployment on the WebLogic platform. By doing so, BEA is striving to entice corporate developers from the Microsoft fold by providing an intuitive graphical tool for building Java applications and Web services. BEA also announced the dev2dev program to foster the WebLogic developer community.