I chatted briefly with consultant Anton Epple (@monacotoni) at JavaOne 2012 on the topic "Java/JVM technologies and your involvement in them":
I chatted briefly with Sven Reimers at JavaOne 2012 on the topic "Java/JVM technologies and your involvement in them":
IBM will be very active at JavaOne 2012. A DeveloperWorks article by Chris Bailey and Steve Poole, IBM@JavaOne 2012, Part 1: Introduction to the IBM sessions, provides an overview of IBM's participation, which will includes an opening keynote and more than 20 sessions.
Kirill Grouchnikov recently published Design, uninterrupted #16:
Geertjan Discovers Raytheon Applying NetBeans in Mission Critical U.S. Department of Defense Software
Geertjan Wielenga pointed out the Raytheon Virtual Control enterprise management and control system, "yet another NetBeans Platform application in the defense sector." I'm sure I must have sent out an application for employme
You may have heard about an announcement about a formal arrangement between java.net and Sonatype. Unfortunately, this announcement is premature at best. While Oracle has talked with Sonatype in the past few weeks, there is no contract in place at the moment. We are committed to providing better support for Maven in the future, but we are exploring several options.
On Twitter, there was a tweet from @javatools asking "Want to help testing NetBeans and have your name included in the NetBeans source code?" and pointing us to
rkusterer's Time to Join the NetBeans Community Testing Programs! page: "The NetBeans Team is pleased to announce the r
On his home site, Jeff Friesen, author of 21 java.net articles, has posted an interesting little article titled Comic Books and Java. In the article, Jeff presents a Java application that reads and displays digitized comic books.
On Twitter, I saw that an audio-only edition of Justin Kestelyn's February 16 Tech Cast Live interview with Mark Reinhold is now available. To see the interview as well as hear it, visit https://channelsun.sun.com/media/show/15028.
The 2010 Vancouver Olympics web site includes a nice little JavaFX Olympics events schedule application that's quite useful for people who like following almost every Olympic sport. Actually, I suppose it's useful even if you follow only a few sports.