September 24, 2002
Father of Java has his eye on 'jackpot'
"In the seven years since its introduction, Java has made rapid advancements into the enterprise. In the burgeoning field of Web services, Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Java-based technology is in tight competition with Microsoft Corp.'s .Net initiative for the heart and soul of developers. James Gosling, a Sun vice president and fellow, and father of Java, spoke with eWEEK Senior Writer Darryl K. Taft about Web services, the future of Java, open source software and its impact on the software business, and Sun's success in the tools business."