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Blog Archive for editor during May 2009

Sun's Joshua Marinacci, who works on the development of JavaFX, was recently interviewed by Scott Hanselman, in a podcast titled "JavaFX and the Web's Four Virtual Machines" (see today's lead Java Today story). Within the Java community itself, JavaFX certainly gets a lot of attention. A reasonable question, however, is: what chance does this new technology have for widespread adoption given the...
This week's java.net Spotlight is my invitation to people who will be at JavaOne this year to form an informal "java.net JavaOne 2009 Twitter Network". There are a lot of people who wish they could attend JavaOne this year, but who can't attend. So, my thought is to provide these people with an opportunity to follow the conference via Twitter. So, if you will be at JavaOne, please consider...
A lot of people will be at JavaOne 2009, but due to the present economy, there are a lot of other people who wish they could attend, but can't. For this reason, I'd like to create a "java.net JavaOne 2009 Twitter network" -- wherein people who would like to follow the events at JavaOne 2009 via Twitter will be able to "follow" a group of people who have the good fortune to actually be there....
The past two java.net polls took the four core topics that will be featured at this year's JavaOne conference, and asked developers: 1) which technology is of greatest importance for the future of Java? and 2) which technology is the primary focus of your current work efforts? Coincidentally, in today's lead Java Today story (Good News for Java Developers in a Tight Economy), Eugene Ciurana...