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Articles by Barbara Darrow
posted in August 2005
FileMaker now includes more extensive integration with PDF files and Excel.
In new weblog postings, various Microsoft insiders are talking up the upcoming release and its promised tight integration with BizTalk Server 2006 and ASP.Net 2.0.
Throwing more fuel on the instant-messaging fire, Microsoft on Thursday released sample code and new controls to show how IM and presence can be integrated into everyday business applications.
Designer is an Eclipse-based tool for building J2EE-based applications.
The software includes content management for beginning and advanced users, instant messaging, and is designed to be enterprise-scalable. SharePoint is designed for workgroups, and has scalability problems.
The Microsoft Exchange team has brought aboard two highly respected developers known for their expertise in collaboration software.
IBM said Tuesday at LinuxWorld that it plans to add support for the open-source Firefox Web browser to its light Domino Web Access client. Also at the event, Novell said the company and its partners will sell MySQL support.
As the Linuxworld lovefest kicks off in San Francisco on Monday, Dell said it will sell and support both MySQL databases and the JBoss application server.
IBM is providing its UIMA text-search and analytics framework to the open-source world via a SourceForge posting.
Oracle acknowledged that it has bought strategic assets from Context Media to bolster its upcoming content management and collaboration suites.
DWL provides Java-based middleware that helps customers get an integrated view of a customer prospect across various applications.
Oracle is breaking out its checkbook again, this time to acquire technology and staff from Context Media, a Providence, R.I.-based content integration company, industry sources said.