[From Oracle Corp.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Oracle is jumping into AJAX in a big way with news it would donate more than 80 AJAX components to the Apache Software Foundation under an open source license.
These components do a variety of tasks, such as data binding between Java and services like e-mail, voice and video data and instant messaging. In addition, Oracle is donating advanced tooling and visual development for all Java EE 5 standards and APIs, an enhanced ADF Render Kit for graphics rendering and enhanced Web services support.
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