Topic: corba

OMG! The consortium is celebrating 35 years

Thirty-five years ago, a group of technologists came together to support an object-oriented GUI from HP called New Wave. Bill Hoffman recalls: “Back then, there weren’t a lot of folks familiar with OO development.”  It turned out to be a longer run than he expected, because by showing they could shepherd projects along by bringing … continue reading

OMG releases REST for CORBA specification version 1.0

The Object Management Group (OMG) has published a beta of version 1.0 of its REST for CORBA specification.  Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) is a standard for facilitating communication between systems deployed on different operating systems, programming languages, and hardware.  The specification describes a standard way for CORBA objects to be exposed as REST … continue reading

Checking in with OpenJDK 9

OpenJDK 9 doesn’t yet have a set release date, but the project is continuing apace. With project Jigsaw as the headliner of the effort, the developers working on OpenJDK 9 have been tweezing apart the bits and pieces of Java to make the platform more modular overall. Project Jigsaw is no small effort. At JavaOne … continue reading Protection Status