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Alexandre Gomes

Alexandre Gomes got his Master degree from Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil, researching on ubiquitous computing and developing a middleware called UbiquitOS to abstract physical devices as software components (which will be published on soon). Alexandre is CTO at SEA Tecnologia, a brazilian company based on agile practicies, he is board member of SouJava, and he loves to speak at IT conferences. Today, he maintains a number of projects at, such as BtUtil, EasyJini, Coral, DiNo, HoHo, PackAle!, Greenbox and uVNC.


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Java Evangelization: a baby-step approach

Posted by alegomes on September 14, 2008 at 7:19 AM PDT

Get things done as soon as possible! ;-)



Posted by alegomes on May 1, 2008 at 4:27 PM PDT


Attention when buying bluetooth dongles

Posted by alegomes on April 29, 2008 at 7:11 PM PDT

Recently, a friend of mine bought a bluetooth dongle.


In theory, it had an external antenna to enhance the signal.

Everything looked fine until the dongle fell down and the truth came up.

Mobile & Embedded Community in FISL 9.0

Posted by alegomes on April 25, 2008 at 4:28 AM PDT
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Grizzly Comet rocked at FISL 9.0

Posted by alegomes on April 22, 2008 at 5:00 AM PDT

Take a look at how crowded were the talkings me and Ted Goddard had. I think this is a good sign about how promising Comet is.

First, we showed how Comet (Ajax Push) can be used with ICEFaces and Google Web Toolkit.

FISL 9.0 - Time to discuss the past, present and future of F/OSS

Posted by alegomes on April 16, 2008 at 10:14 AM PDT

FISL 9.0 starts tomorrow at Porto Alegre, south Brazil. If you have ever been there, you know what I'm talking about. It's 3 energized days to meet people, aggregate communities, discuss technologies and talk about business and politics regarding F/OSS.

Is Brazil guilty of open source Java?

Posted by alegomes on February 23, 2008 at 4:17 AM PST

A friend of mine highlighted a nice article at Dr.

Brasileiros no Java Mobile & Embedded Developers Days

Posted by alegomes on November 13, 2007 at 2:41 AM PST

The final agenda for the Java Mobile & Embedded Developers Days is published!

With dozen of pretty nice proposals, and after a hard work to select the most relevant sessions to compose the conference, the reviewer team comes out with the first version of the JMEDD schedule.

2007 - The year of Java in TV

Posted by alegomes on May 10, 2007 at 4:54 AM PDT

Every JavaOne bring us numbers. For the mobile universe, the actual numbers are: 2.1 billion Java handsets, 2.5 billion Java Cards, 4 million Blu-Ray devices and 7 million set-top boxes. Wow, that's impressing, but there's something smelling different this year...

If I'm not wrong, 2001 was the mobile year at JavaOne. The big focus was the introduction of J2ME to the community.

Talking about Cool Stuffs at JavaOne 2007

Posted by alegomes on May 8, 2007 at 5:03 AM PDT

As computers go towards ubiquity, common life changes. The masses don't care about the latest Glassfish release or the OpenJDK open-source license. They do care about entertainment tools, fancy devices and smart-cars.