Stories by Karen Hill

  • IBM sailing smoothly in Java waters

    Since its first release a few years back, the Java programming language has caught the attention of many developers and companies, and IBM is no different. According to Joe Damassa, vice president of application development marketing for IBM's Software Solutions group in New York, with more than 3800 developers using IBM's Java tools, the company has placed a lot of trust in the language. IBM has just announced its new beta version of VisualAge for Java, Professional Edition, a programming environment for building Java-based enterprise applications. IDG's Karen Hill talks to Damassa about the significance of IBM's latest release.