Richard V. Dragan

Richard V. Dragan, a contributing editor of PC Magazine, has written over 250 articles and reviews for the magazine and other Ziff Davis publications since 1992. From 1994 to 1998 he authored a programming column for Computer Shopper. He has taught C++ and Windows programming at Columbia University since 1990, and Java since 1997.

Sun Java Studio Creator 2004Q2

ZIFFPAGE TITLEAt a GlanceCompany:Sun Microsystems, Inc., www.sun.comPrice:$99/year directPros:Low-cost but powerful visual designer for building Java Web application front ends using brand-new JavaServer Faces (JSF) technology.Cons:Cant build business logic with...

Sun Java Studio Enterprise 6

Aimed at enterprise developers running Suns server platform, Sun Java Studio Enterprise 6 offers a welcome redesign of its compiler and tools for Java. With impressive new technology, a...

Free Reporting for Microsoft SQL Shops

Database administrators and programmers working on the Microsoft SQL Server platform have had to turn to other tools (such as Crystal Reports) for their reporting needs. But with the...

Improved BlackBerry Delivers End-to-End Messaging

Research In Motions latest offerings for connecting wireless users to corporate messaging systems center on its improved BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange v. 3.6 ($4,999 direct). Add in...

GoodLink Challenges the RIM BlackBerry

When we first reviewed Good Technologys end-to-end wireless messaging solution (June 11, 2002), the company earned points for its innovative "no-cradle" approach to synchronizing e-mail, contact, and appointment information....

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