A fresh brew: JavaOne Developers' Confererence

Software language to feature in server developer kits, to be used in 100 million phones and to control Lego robots

In the years since Sun Microsystems introduced Java, the software has sprawled across every corner of the computing landscape. But through all the changes, one thing has remained the same: Java is Sun's tool to keep Microsoft at bay. At this week's JavaOne conference in San Francisco, Sun hopes to update its strategy to undermine Microsoft with the latest technologies to make their way into the Java universe. JavaOne news:
Sun: Java gets easier for Cobalt servers
Wednesday 6th June The company introduces a developer kit for its Cobalt servers that it says makes it easier to use Java software on servers that deliver Web pages Nokia to pour Java into 100 million phones
Wednesday 6th June Nokia announces ambitious plans to sell 100 million phones using the software language by the end of 2003, increase the number of existing Java phones by a factor of more than 30 Motorola shows off Java-powered wireless Lego robot
Tuesday 5th June At this week's JavaOne conference, Sun will exhort its allies to regard Java as the best way to fight Microsoft's dominance of the Internet JavaOne: Best defence against Microsoft
Monday 4th June At this week's JavaOne conference, Sun will exhort its allies to regard Java as the best way to fight Microsoft's dominance of the Internet Other recent Java news:
BEA and Dell forge server pact
Tuesday 5th June Dell servers to come with the WebLogic application server, and to be honed to fit with e-business software needs New 3G chip will run Java
Tuesday 5th June Omron promises a mobile phone chip that is ten times faster than those chips that have gone before it Have your say instantly, and see what others have said. Click on the TalkBack button and go to the ZDNet News forum. Let the editors know what you think in the Mailroom. And read what others have said.