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OpenDemand Unveils Web Performance Test Tool (Newark, NJ) - OpenDemand Systems has released OpenLoad v4.0, which is a browser-based load and functional testing solution to ensure the performance, availability, and reliability of enterprise Web applications and services. It has been developed to address a need in the market for simple, powerful, and affordable automated test tools. OpenDemand v4.0 offers midmarket firms an alternative to complex legacy load testing tools, giving them the ability to perform productive testing of dynamic Web sites without having to develop complex scripts or perform complicated data analysis. OpenLoad v4.0 automates the scripting process by inspecting the contents of each response and automatically parameterizing the appropriate session variables on the user's behalf. This approach helps to eliminate the need for complex scripting and d... (more)

Amazon Countersues IBM, Citing WebSphere

In response to the whopping great suit that IBM filed against Amazon.com in October, the one that lays claim to God knows how many hundreds of millions in damages for alleged infringing a handful of utterly fundamental e-commerce business methods patents it now holds - like on online advertising and online selling per se - Amazon last week countersued claiming that IBM's multibillion-dollar WebSphere widgetry and its information management services and products have willfully trifled with two of its patents for years. In denying IBM's allegations, Amazon opened by basically call... (more)

IBM Simplifies Wireless for the Enterprise: WebSphere Everyplace Access

(April 2, 2002) - Aiming directly at the needs of its enterprise customers, IBM announced the newest version of its popular WebSphere software family, WebSphere Everyplace Access. The new software will give employees access to data over any device on any network. Part of IBM's pervasive computing initiative, the announcement is the latest in a string of moves by IBM to help companies extend e-business to a growing number of emerging devices across a variety of networks and connectivity. As the number of PDAs, mobile phones and appliances - each with its own unique characteristics... (more)

CodePro Studio Brings Java Coding Best Practices to IBM WebSphere Development Tools

(September 19, 2002) - Instantiations is now shipping CodePro Studio 1.2, a comprehensive suite of products that enhance IBM WebSphere Studio and Eclipse development environments. CodePro Studio helps Java developers deliver high quality software in record time at reduced cost. By seamlessly integrating into WebSphere development environments, CodePro Studio delivers extreme productivity and the ultimate developer experience. In software development, a best practice is a well-defined method that contributes to a successful step in product development. Throughout the industry, sev... (more)

Q & A on WSTK for Mobile Devices: Web Services Go Mobile

(November 20, 2002) - Web services today is about server-to-server communications; however, it will also be crucial to integrate thousands of other devices, such as cell phones, PDAs, and pagers. To meet this anticipated demand, IBM has just unveiled its Web Services Toolkit (WSTK) for Mobile Devices, first-of-its-kind software spanning multiple devices and computing platforms. WSDJ-IN News Desk asked IBM for all the details on this innovative toolkit. WSDJ-IN: Has the WSTK for Mobile Devices already been deployed in a beta edition? IBM: No, the WSTK for Mobile Devices has gone ... (more)