Check out my article looking back on the weird and wondrous happenings at this year's JavaOne show.
Dan Steinberg put together this discussion between a number of the Java.net folks on the new Java Research License.
Danese Cooper wrote about the pros and cons of sitting in the front row as a Sun employee.
Nice to see some of the vendors go on record about making Java open source.
Here's an artice talking with Oracle and Sun about the JCP and the newly proposed JCP v2.6.
Here's a ComputerWorld article talking wit
James provides a nice, insider view of some of the thinking around open sourcing Java. There's a nice bit in there about the whole Microsoft fiasco too.
Go home, have fun, and we'll do this again next year!
Hmm... Java Everywhere and Mobility have been pushed at us all week long. Great. So then, why isn't there ubiquitous, open access wifi throughout the conference?
I've been hunting around all week for some clear idea of exactly how many people have attended this year's JavaOne show. In contrast to last year, there wasn't even very much gossip floating around about the attendence numbers.
Well, Sun hasn't stated any official numbers that I've been able to find. However, in snooping around, I've found out that the attendence number is around 12,000.
Independent Look At the Java Community ProcessSM Program in my href="http://weblogs.java.net/pub/wlg/20">first java.net blog
As I've been walking around, sitting in sessions, and generally being a nuisance, I've been struck by the fact that there seems to be a noticeably larger percentage of female developers at the show than in previous years.
Yes, this could be explained by the fact that there are fewer total people here this year so perhaps it's just more striking to my less saturated brain but....