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Roberto Chinnici

Roberto Chinnici is a senior staff engineer at Sun Microsystems, Inc. where he works on the JavaTM Platform, Enterprise Edition, with particular focus on Web Services and Ease of Development. He is the specification lead for the JAX-RPC 1.1 and JAX-WS 2.0 technologies and an active participant in W3C and WS-I working groups.


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Posted by robc on April 29, 2011 at 11:24 AM PDT

So as not to leave this blog dangling, I thought I'd post a notice here too besides the now customary tweet.

I have decided to pursue another opportunity, so today is my last day at Oracle.

Java EE 6 platform approved today

Posted by robc on December 1, 2009 at 4:48 PM PST

With the closing of the final approval ballot earlier today, it is now official: the JCP Executive Committee has given a green light to the release of the Java EE 6 platform specification. The final release will happen on December 10, when GlassFish v3 will be available.

Java EE 6 platform specification reaches Proposed Final Draft stage

Posted by robc on October 8, 2009 at 11:33 AM PDT

The Proposed Final Draft (PFD) of the Java EE 6 Platform specification and of the two other specs being defined by the JSR-316 expert group, the Java EE 6 Web Profile specification and the Managed Beans specification, is now available from the JCP web site.

Dependency injection in Java EE 6

Posted by robc on August 4, 2009 at 12:03 PM PDT

One big topic of discussion at JavaOne was the recently filed JSR-330, "Dependency injection for Java".

Help with the Java EE 6 training courses and certifications

Posted by robc on July 15, 2009 at 11:12 AM PDT

We are in the process of updating the training and certification materials for Java EE 6.

We've done the first part of the job in collecting and analyzing the tasks that a Java EE developer may be expected to perform as part of his/her duties. Now we'd like to solicit feedback from developers to help us validate this material.

Slides for my JavaScript talk at JavaOne 2009

Posted by robc on June 10, 2009 at 7:29 PM PDT

I put the slides for my technical session at JavaOne online here. The session is: TS-3802, Functional and Object-oriented Programming in the JavaScript Programming Language. The repetition of the word "programming" is entirely due to lawyer intervention, I should note.

JavaOne 2009

Posted by robc on May 30, 2009 at 5:12 PM PDT

JavaOne 2009 Script Bowl Call for Proposals

Posted by robc on April 13, 2009 at 12:14 PM PDT

JavaOne 2008 conference attendees and loyal readers of my blog may remember the first edition of the Script Bowl.

Java EE 6 Platform Public Review

Posted by robc on January 23, 2009 at 11:53 AM PST

It is my pleasure to announce that yesterday we published on the JCP web site the public draft of the Java EE 6 Platform specification. The review will last 30 days, ending on February 23. The email address for feedback hasn't changed: it's javaee-spec-feedback<at>

Ease of development in the Java EE 6 Platform

Posted by robc on November 14, 2008 at 5:20 PM PST

With all the talk on profiles and modularity in Java EE 6, it's easy to forget that the main, ongoing focus of the last two EE releases is ease of development.