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Exploring J2ME's game API

Getting the word out

In yesterday's blog, I made the point that a good time to make project-related announcements is pretty much any of the 51 weeks of the year that don't coincide with...

It's not all about JavaOne after all...

I'll be ready to do this again after 11 months' rest...

Your editor is back in Atlanta after taking the red-eye home from JavaOne, operating on 90 minutes' airplane sleep, and will let this...

Reaching the breaking point

New names, old friends, and a roadmap

JavaOne is underway, with a lenghty Monday morning general session laying out the future of the Java SE and Java EE platforms. I took dutiful notes, for use in a show recap that will appear on...

Join us, in person or online, for next week's JavaOne happenings

A path to radically simpler webapp development.

Too big for a single book

One work week until JavaOne

Isn't this great? Well, you can't have it yet.

A naming convention you won't soon forget

IM's between me and Cooper a few weeks back:

For a long time, J2SE supporters like myself have said that the big win of J2SE is not only that you "run everywhere" today, but that future Java-capable platforms could pick up and run your...

In JMF, wherefor art thou?, Mason Glaves wrote of his frustration with the status of...

Joshy and I have just sent the final copy for Swing Hacks to the editor, along with over 200 screenshots to the production department (yeah, they're going to love us). After a reasonable...

Apparently, the native-looking Mac OS X version of OpenOffice.org is not going to happen, due to a...

Get your EJB's testable

Enjoy the occasional ego-stoke

Dotting i's, crossing t's, hoping to keep the lawyers away

Can you train for unsustainable pace?

I hope our international readers will permit me an American football
analogy as I fill in for Daniel. Don't worry, it will come around to...

Is "would be nice" a compelling reason for a new language feature?

One aspect beats a hundred pastes

With Tiger released for the systems that Sun cares about - Windows, Linux and Solaris - it was only a few hours before the...

OK, first, I'm not bitter. Yes, as Daniel reported, when I did my demo at ADHOC, I did attract some boos...

This year was my first time attending JavaOne, and it was a busy week of sessions, keynotes, editing, blogging, and meeting...

At a previous job, we developed a Jini-based system to discover and expose whichever of our services were present on a customer's network. This led to a large Jini federation within the company's...

Apple's JavaOne session this morning, Tech Manager Francois Jouaux and...

After a fair amount of hue and cry when the first previews of the all-Java ...