The cathedral and the bazaar

The cathedral and the bazaar

BOOK REPORTS 263 Java Enterprise in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference. By David Flanagan, Jim Farlye, William Crawford and Kris Magnusson. O'Rei...

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Java Enterprise in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference. By David Flanagan, Jim Farlye, William Crawford and Kris Magnusson. O'Reilly, Sebastopol, CA. (1999). 604 pages. $29.95. Contents: Preface. I. Introducing the Java Enterprise APIs. 1. Introduction. 2. JDBC. 3. Remote method invocation. 4. Java IDL. 5. Java servlets. 6. JNDI. 7. Enterprise JavaBeans. II. Enterprise reference. 8. SQL reference. 9. RMI tools. 10. IDL reference. 11. CORBA services reference. 12. Java IDL tools. III. API quick reference. How to use this quick reference. 13, The java.rmi package. 14. The java.rmi,activation package. 15. The java.rmi.dgc package. 16. The java.rmi.registry package. 17. The java.rmi.server package. 18. The java.sql package. 19. The javax.ejb package. 20. The javax.ejb.deployment package, 21. The javax,jms package. 22. The javax.naming package. 23. The javax.naming.directory package. 24. The javax.naming.spi package. 25. The javax.servlet package. 26. The javax.servlet.http package. 27. The javax.sql package. 28. The javax.transaction package. 29. The javax.transaction.xa package. 30. The org.omg.CORBA package. 31. The org.omg.CORBA.DynAnyPackage package. 32. The org.omg.CORBA.ORBPackage package. 33. The org.omg.CORBA.portable package. 34. The org.omg.CORBA.TypeCodePackage package. 35. The org.omg.CosNaming package. 36. The org.omg.CosNamingNamingContextPackage package. 37. Class, method, and field index. Index. The. Cathedral and the Bazaar. By Eric S. Raymond. O'Reilly, Sebastapol, CA. (1999). 268 pages. $19.95. Contents: Foreword by Bob Young. Why you should care. A brief history of hackerdom. The cathedral and the bazaar. Homesteading the noosphere. The magic cauldron. The revenge of the hackers. Author's afterword: Beyond software? Appendix: How to become a hacker. Appendix to the magic cauldron. Notes and acknowledgements. Architects Simson L. Contents: Preface. thirty-five

of the Information Society: Thirty-Five Years of the Laboratory. for Computer Science at MIT. Garfinkel, edited by Hal Abelson. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. (1999). 72 pages. $20.00.

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Manaqinq Microsoft Ezchanqe Server. By Paul Robichaux. O'Reilly, Sebastopol, CA. (1999). 701 pages. $34.95. Contents: Preface. 1. Introducing Exchange Server. 2. Exchange architecture. 3. Exchange planning. 4. Installing Exchange. 5. Using Exchange Administrator. 6. Mailboxes, recipients, and distribution lists. 7. Managing connectors and the MTA. 8. Managing the internet mail service. 9. Managing the directory. 10. Managing public folders. 11. Managing the information store. 12. Managing the internet news ~ervice. 13. Managing Exchange clients. 14. Managing Exchange servers. 15. Troubleshooting Exchange Server. 16. Exchange security. 17. Recovery and repair. 18. Managing Exchange performance. A. BORK tools. B. Useful performance monitor counters. Index. Computational Loqic. Edited by Ulrich Berger and Helmut Schwichtenberg. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (1999). 444 pages. $119.00, DM 179.00, 5S 1307.00, sFr 162.00, CBP 69.00. Contents: Game semantics (Samson Abramsky and Guy McCusker). Notes on the simply typed lambda calculus (Peter Aczel). Problems in type theory (Henk Barendregt). Formal correctness proofs of functional programs: Dijkstra's algorithm, a case study (Holger Benl and Helmut Schwichtenberg). Propositional proof complexity--An introduction (Samuel R. Buss). Formalizing decidability theorems about automata (Robert L. Constable). On the meaning of logical rules I: Syntax versus semantics (Jean-Yves Girard). Complexity of primitive recursion (William G. Handley and Stanley S. Wainer). Computers, reasoning and mathematical practice (Ursula Martin). Research directions in rewriting logic (Jose Meseguer). Sequent calculus and the specification of computation (Dale Miller). Runninq Linux, Third edition. By Matt Welsh, Matthias Kalle Dalheimer and Lar Kaufman. O'Reilly, Sebastopol, CA. (1999). 730 pages. $34.95. Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction to Linux. 2. Preparing to install Linux. 3. Installation and initial configuration. 4. Basic Unix commands and concepts. 5. Essential system managment. 6. Managing filesystems, swap, and devices. 7. Upgrading software and the kernel. 8. Other administrative tasks. 9. Editors, text tools, graphics, and printing. 10. Installing the X window system. 11. Customizing your X environment. 12. Windows compatibility and Samba can. 13. Programming languages. 14. Tools for programmers. 15. T C P / I P and PPP. 16. The World Wide Web and electronic mail. Appendices. A. Sources of Linux information. B. The GNOME project. C. Installing Linux on digital/Compaq alpha systems. D. LinuxPPC: Installing Linux on PowerPC computers. E. Installing Linux/M68K on Motorola 68000-series systems. F. Installing Linux on Sun SPARC systems. G. LILO boot options. H. Zmodem file transfer. Bibliography. Index.