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Juan Carlos Herrera

Juan Carlos Herrera is a consultant at Educational Consulting Services a division of Sun Learning Services and Java Instructor with over five years experience delivering Sun courses. His concerns is about the "human side" of Security & Performance. More information on him can be found at People Wiki.


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Project "Hello Buddy/Hola Amigo"

Posted by jcherreram on April 8, 2008 at 6:37 PM PDT
The project "Hello Buddy/Hola Amigo" is a Sun Microsystems' volunteers' initiative to reduce the digital divide. The digital divide is the gap between people that has resources and knowledge to get access to digital and information technology from people who don't.

A new Duke was born and bred in Chile

Posted by jcherreram on March 14, 2008 at 11:23 AM PDT

Finally, our jug ( decided to change the logo & mascot. We conclude that Duke is most representative of Java Technology and we love it!

With the help of Professional Graphics Designer (Marjorie Valencia) we have a lot of proposals to choice.

The story start here (how designer works)

Soft Skills to deal with Open Source Project

Posted by jcherreram on February 25, 2008 at 9:01 PM PST

Hard Skills is not enough to face an Open Source project, obviously is a cultural aspect the measure of noise in your team communication can vary between countries and cultures.

As a FLOSS Developer I'm facing with a lot of "politician" criticism isn't about technical things is about to deal with "stupid" questions as: why?, what you do you want?, are you crazy?, work for

Teaching Java at a Third World Nation: Globalization and Myths

Posted by jcherreram on December 6, 2007 at 5:23 PM PST

First of all, I was born and live in Chile, that is a also "Third World Nation", although Chileans thinks differently ;), Just take a look at: (The best ranked country of Latin America)

Three weeks ago I was teaching Java at Managua the capital of Nicaragua, a very beautiful place with very nice people.

World's Smallest Duke

Posted by jcherreram on October 8, 2007 at 6:16 AM PDT

Made in Chile by Match Sculpture Artisans

Sun Tech Days - Boston

Posted by jcherreram on September 20, 2007 at 10:47 PM PDT

Always these kinds of events are a new and good opportunity to learn, I learned from the airplane to every session that I attended.