Everyone’s Excited about Adobe’s Apollo – Even Ebay

January 5, 2007

It’s all about the universal desktop…

(Ryan Stewart, ZDNet.com) “…eBay has been experimenting with different technologies to make it easier for their users to buy and sell things on eBay. One of these experiments is the “San Dimas” project.

The most excellent San Dimas project (name courtesy of Bill & Ted) is a child of the eBay Developers Program and EffectiveUI. Alan Lewis, the technical evangelist of the program answered some of my questions about San Dimas and how they are using Apollo. As far as I know, eBay is the only large company that has looked into Apollo. Alan made sure to stress that right now they have no plans to release San Dimas but they are still working on it, so read into that what you will…”

» How eBay is developing with Adobe’s Apollo project | The Universal Desktop | ZDNet.com


Microsoft says .Net beat Java

July 28, 2006

(Darryl K. Taft, eWeek.com) “…Speaking at the Microsoft FAM (Financial Analyst Meeting) on July 27 in Redmond, Wash., Bob Muglia, Microsoft’s senior vice president of Server and Tools business, said Microsoft’s .Net platform has outpaced Java, particularly the Java Enterprise Edition, over the past five years to become the development platform of choice for enterprise development…”

Microsoft: .Net Beat Java, Who’s Next?