.NET Rocks!

Ted Neward and Bruce Tate talk Java

Episode #52 Monday, March 1, 2004

Ted Neward and Bruce Tate talk about the relationship between Java and .NET, underscoring the issues with interop between the two platforms.

Also discussed: cultural differences between the Java and .NET communities, the Pet Store Benchmark, the Jump Toolkit and J#, Naked Objects, unit testing, refactoring, the Standard Widget Toolkit, Mono, Rotor, Java on the client vs on the server, Swing, Sun vs Microsoft ideology, rabid zealotry in the Java community, languages vs platforms, open source, and the future of Java IDEs.

Dan Appleman stopped by to talk about languages and what's new at Desaware.

As always, Rory does Google Weirdos, and Carl exposes the Linux Vulnerability of the Week


Bruce Tate

Bruce Tate is the author of four books, including the smash hit Bitter Java, and Bitter EJB. He's an independent consultant with clients such as FedEx, TheServerSide, IBM and BEA. He is the founder and president of J2Life, a company specializing in design reviews. He's reviewed designs for hundreds of customers, with specialties in persistence and tailoring the development process. In the past, he's held development and leadership positions at IBM, and has worked for several startups, including posts as CTO and director of solutions development.

Ted Neward

Ted Neward is CTO at iTrellis, LLC. He has spent years specializing in high-scale enterprise systems working with clients ranging in size from Fortune 500 corporations to small 10-person shops. He is an authority in Java and .NET technologies, particularly in the areas of Java/.NET integration (both in-process and via integration tools like Web services), back-end enterprise software systems, and virtual machine/execution engine plumbing.


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