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News: J1 Day 3: JUnit and Beyond, JAXP, WS Security, Demos

  1. On Day 3, the TSS reporting team covered sessions on Web service security and the Java API for XML Processing (JAXP). They checked out some demos on the pavillion such as Oak Grove System's Refactor 6 business process engine and Sun's latest app server with support for SOA. A talk that looked at testing with JUnit and examined the future of testing for Java technology was also covered.

    Read JavaOne 2004 Coverage - Day 3
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    JavaOne 2004 Coverage - Day 3
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    I was unable to attend JavaOne 2004.

    Did Sun discuss any new enhancements for the java.util.logging API?
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