Component-based Web and enterprise application development has been a dream of forward-looking managers and technology leaders for years. In this dream, developers assemble powerful applications from prebuilt, pretested components. Development happens faster, introduces fewer bugs, and produces better software.
Stories by Todd Sundsted
With the rise of Sun Microsystems' Java 2, Micro Edition (J2ME), companies that want to develop applications specifically for embedded devices now have a language that allows them to do so. Unfortunately, what's often missing is the integrated development environment (IDE) that can turn your plans into reality.