This article on Microsoft .NET and J2EE presents interoperability best practices, and illustrates these approaches with a functional sample application. It shows how to link Microsoft .NET and J2EE, using Web services, runtime bridges, and asynchronous techniques.
Application Interoperability: Microsoft .NET and J2EE
2003-12-17 .NET 4 Comments
You wouldn´t expect such an article on MSDN. No bashing, no stealth advertising (except for two interop products, however webservices as as interop method are covered, too), technically precise and correct. Shows a deep understanding of the j2ee platform. Absolutely recommended reading for .net/j2ee developers!
I don’t see what you mean why you wouldn’t expect this article on MSDN. This article was targeted at current J2EE customers, so that they could start building .Net products. Microsoft was not suggesting in this article that you start writing J2EE applications.
I think the surprise factor stems from the fact that it discusses how to make them interoperate rather than being just “here’s how to convert all your J2EE products to .Net” or something along those lines.
Haven’t read it yet (downloaded the full 355 page PDF though for later consumption) but this is great; we’ve got a J2EE enabled product coming out soon, and I’d love to work up some .NET goodies for potential customers… more flexibility is always a good thing.