Netscape Communications announced this morning that they will bring object oriented computing "to the mainstream" by embracing the JavaBeans component model. JavaBeans was developed by Sun Microsystems, creators of Java.
"We're really driving down the cost of applications development and deployment with these technologies," said Netscape's Eric Hahn.
Officials from IBM, Oracle, Sun and Netscape have submitted a proposal to the Object Management Group to turn JavaBeans into the component model for CORBA (Common Object Request Broker Architecture) as well. This groundswell of support for the fledgling component specification bodes well for supporters