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Last updated 8 December, 1995
Microsoft licenses Java.
- In a stunning announcement,
Microsoft said it had signed a source-code agreement for Java, and
plans to Java-enable its browser.
Java wheeling and dealing.
- Sun's Java group has been making waves and making deals. Here's a roundup of the latest Java business partnerships.
- When will there be real returns on the Internet investment? Not for a while, says a European research firm which predicts `Net use will grow in three waves.
SunScreen in the real world.
- How users employ Sun's Internet security device.
Unix jobs: What's hot and what's not?
- A recruiter asks employers what job skills they seek.
64 bits vs speed.
- We report the results of our reader survey to determine plans and
attitudes towards 64-bit SPARC computers.
(1,300 words plus Comments file)
Poland Internet society protests rate hike plan.
- Plans by Poland's main service provider to charge based on
Internet traffic -- both from and to users -- provokes an Open
Letter from the Internet Society of Poland.
(1,000 words plus comments)
UltraSPARC special report
- Missed our coverage of Sun's biggest product announcement in seven
years? Take a look at the seven stories we offered detailing
the speedy Ultra 1 and 2.
- New products:
- If it runs on, plugs into, or talks to Sun/SPARC/Solaris, it's here,
in the industry's most comprehensive and timely new-product
They call me WEBMASTER!
by Chuck Musciano.
- Running a Web site is a demanding job requires a wide range of skills. We're not talking about entry-level HTML, we're talking CGI scripting, system management, server sweet-talking, and a dose of diplomacy. We launch our new monthly column for Webmasters with a feature-length overview of the talents needed to make your site a success --
and keep your job in the process.
Seven steps to network reliability
by Hal Stern.
- Today's networks are complicated. Here's how to avoid LAN meltdowns
that grind your users to a halt.
- Java Developer:
Brain trust spills the beans.
by Rinaldo DiGiorgio.
- Sun's Arthur van Hoff and Kim Polese spill the Java beans, and
four applets demonstrate Java tips and tricks.
Watching the back door.
by Peter Galvin.
- Guarding the front door can leave the back door of your computer network a wide open security risk.
Hardening Unix for Internet use.
by Hal Stern.
- How to ready TCP/IP to repel the unwanted and better serve the friendly.
- Performance Q&A:
Dear Performance Guy.
by Adrian Cockcroft.
- He answers a dozen reader questions on performance issues.
The Win95 odyssey continues.
by Rawn Shah.
- The upper layers of WinNet 95 explained.
The disappearing line.
by Bill Rosenblatt.
- Documents and client-server programs come together on the Web. Today, documents are static and programs are active, but one day soon you won't be able to distinguish between them.
Six steps to network computing success.
by Harris Kern and Randy Johnson.
- Forget technology. The real challenge is people.
- Career Advisor:
New career pursuits.
by Edgar Saadi.
- Tips for changing computer specialties in mid-stream.
- From the publisher:
Sign up now!
by Michael McCarthy.
- Join our reader advisory panel and give us a piece of your mind.
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Last updated: 8 December 1995