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Roger Brinkley

Roger Brinkley is the JavaDesktop Community Leader and a Senior Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems. He has been at Sun for over 10 years and was the chief architect of the JavaHelp API and is still actively involved in online help system delivery mechansims.

 

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MEDD - Registration is still open

Posted by brinkley on January 19, 2008 at 12:34 PM PST

You woke up Saturday morning and realized that the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days, the conference with 26 intermediate to advanced technical sessions, 14 lightning talks and 12 poster session that you wanted to attend since it was announced, closed it registration on Friday at midnight and you forgot to register.

MEDD - SPOTs Away

Posted by brinkley on January 18, 2008 at 6:24 PM PST

In WWII the bombardier would yell, "bombs away" as the bombs left the airplane.

M & E Developer Days - Remote Broadcast

Posted by brinkley on January 17, 2008 at 6:42 PM PST


One of the goals of the Mobile & Embedded Developer Days was to get all of the mobile & embedded developers together in one meeting at a given location to hear the premiere collection of intermediate to advanced topics given by the industries most knowledgeable presenters.

MEDD - Poster Sessions

Posted by brinkley on January 14, 2008 at 10:51 PM PST

I am thinking that there is a good chance that one of the most interesting presentation formats at the Mobile and Embedded Developer Days, January 23-24, won't be the technical sessions or the lightning talks but the poster sessions.

MEDD - Social Event

Posted by brinkley on January 14, 2008 at 5:14 PM PST


Back in December organizers of the Mobile & Embedded Developer Days (January 23-24, Santa Clara, CA) were trying to decide where to have the social event.

Last Day for M&E Developer Days Early Bird Discount

Posted by brinkley on November 30, 2007 at 9:46 AM PST

Today is the last day for the Early Bird Discount. For $175 you can attend a 2 day, 25 session, 21 lightning talks, and 4 poster sessions conference on java mobile and embedded development.

For more information see Mobile & Embedded Developer Days home page and the agenda.

Early Bird Discount for M&E Developer Days

Posted by brinkley on November 26, 2007 at 2:12 PM PST

One of our content reviewers was signing up for the Mobile & Embedded Developer Days last Friday and discovered that the price was incorrectly posted at $225. Now most of the US was out shopping on Black Friday but since this was a Brit you can understand why he was working.

The Developer Days agenda is final, the Developer Days agenda is final

Posted by brinkley on November 12, 2007 at 10:56 PM PST

If you haven't had a chance yet to look at the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days agenda do so. This is really a revolutionary conference in the Java Mobile & Embedded space.


Crammed into 36 consecutive hours you'll find 25 sessions, 21 lightning talks, and 4 30 minute poster sessions.

Lucky 13

Posted by brinkley on November 12, 2007 at 10:15 PM PST

November 13, 2007, a day I'll remember for a long time. It represented the day we launched the community and the day I could official announce why I had left the comforts of the JavaDesktop and JDK Communities for a startup Mobile & Embedded Community.


Of course some people thought the 13th was a terrible day to start the community. It was the 13th after all.

My review of Mobile & Embedded Developer Days Technical Sessions

Posted by brinkley on November 5, 2007 at 9:37 PM PST

I had a few minutes tonight before turning in so I thought I put it to good use and review the 35 submissions for technical sessions in the upcoming Mobile & Embedded Developer Days. Of the 35 talks I ranked 23 talks as "must haves".