The application server market is currently dominated by two technologies: Java, and Microsoft .NET. According to a recent study by Forrester, 56% of enterprises surveyed will be using the .NET Framework as their primary development environment in 2005. The remaining enterprises will be using Java as their primary development environment. (Click here for the full report, 633 KB PDF).
Given the high concentration of both Java and Microsoft .NET developers worldwide, we launched this Resources for Java Developers center to provide a collection of resources for Java developers interested in interoperability, migration, and development with the .NET Framework. This developer center starts by pulling together existing resources from MSDN and other sources that Java developers have told us are particularly useful. In the coming months, we will be adding more resources, such as online Java Migration Training, the results of Simon Guests’ Web Services Interoperability Matrix (WSIM) project, and more.
Most importantly, we want to hear from you. Questions? Comments? Can’t find what you’re looking for? Do you have requests for additional content? Please let us know by dropping us a line at Java-NET@Microsoft.com. (Please, no flames )