- HAL ships first 64-bit SPARC workstations.
- Fujitsu's patience pays off as HAL ships two compute-heavy deskside
products based on its own 64-bit SPARC design and a Solaris-compatible
- DOE delivers
- Sun renames its distributed objects initiative and announces the first
fruits of its labor: Neo.
- Netscape adds Java and more.
- Increased functionality enhances the present, support for Java makes
for a robust future for Netscape's next-generation browser, shipping
- Live on the Internet: audio and video.
- StreamWorks media server broadcasts real-time audio and video over the
- SunWorld readers speak: Java is hot!
- Results from our reader survey indicate a craving for Java, and
offer some insight into the Java applets of the future.
- New products:
- If it runs on, plugs into, or talks to Sun/SPARC/Solaris, it's here,
in the industry's most timely and comprehensive new-product
- OpenBoot secrets revealed
by Steve Leung
- If you've rebooted a SPARCstation you've used OpenBoot. But
it does much more than kick-start your computer. OpenBoot's built-in
Forth interpreter can be a powerful ally during system surgery.
- NFS revs up in Solaris 2.5
by Brian Wong
- Much-enhanced network performance is only one of the benefits of the
new version of NFS in Sun's latest OS upgrade. You'll find improved
flexibility, usability, security, and robustness -- and you can now
run NFS over TCP.
- TCP/IP for PCs compared
by Rawn Shah
- We test and profile 11 utilities that let Windows PCs talk to Unix
machines and to the Internet.
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- Object-oriented programming using C
by Dave St. Clair
- Yes, you can create object code using plain old C. And for C-only
shops, there are real benefits. Here's how to take advantage of some
basic object-oriented concepts.
- From the publisher
by Michael McCarthy
- Advertising, ignorance, and the Flashback mystery man.
by Peter Galvin
- Re-tooling? The tools you need to check and correct -- and the price
by Hal Stern
- Errno Libretto. Error messages, system traps, user complaints -- ah,
the opera of system failure! Here's how to be a sysadmin Pavarotti.
- Performance Q&A
by Adrian Cockcroft
- Help! I'm losing my memory! Q&A with Sun's performance guru.
by Bill Rosenblatt
- The Open Document Management API. The ODMA draft standard defines
document-management functionality. If your apps deal with documents,
you need to know about this.
- Software Tools
by Chuck Musciano
- Emacs vs. vi. The single most important tool you'll ever choose is
your text editor. Choose wisely. Choose Emacs.
- Unix Enterprise
by Harris Kern and Randy Johnson
- Charge-back? Yes, we must. The charge-back gospel, according to H&R,
who claim to have found "the least-evil scheme."
- Career Advisor
by Edgar Saadi
- Resumes that sell -- you! Writing a good CV is no piece of cake, but
it can make all the difference when pursuing that dream job.
- Java Developer
- A quick overview of the column that aims to be the resource for Java programmers. Look for its debut in our November issue.