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Blog Archive for editor during June 2009

On Wednesday, Day 2 of JavaOne 2009, the java.net community has an even busier schedule of events than Tuesday's. Java.net community members will be presenting sessions at JavaOne and ancillary events, including Birds of a Feather (BOF) events in the late afternoon and evening. In the java.net booth itself, Community Corner 2009 is in full swing, with guests stopping by and presenting mini-talks...
Several members of the Alice team spoke at java.net's Community Corner Tuesday afternoon. Alice is an educational tool that teaches programming concepts. Its origins were in the early 1990s. Development was picked up by Carnegie Mellon University in the late 1990s. Today, Alice is used by universities and high schools to introduce students to the type of thinking and logical structures that are...
Tuesday afternoon, Kirk Pepperdine presented at java.net's Community Corner, on the topic of performance tuning. Kirk talked about the difficulties you're likely to encounter when you attempt to tune an application. In one example, Kirk compared two sets of code, one of which needlessly repeated the same a + b calculation within the loop, while the other applied better logic by computing a + b...
Java.net's Community Corner 2009 has a very full schedule for JavaOne Day One (Tuesday). The activities will take place in the java.net booth, which occupies a large area in the left corner of the Pavilion as you walk into the main entrance. Walk in and turn left, and you'll probably see the java.net sign above the booth. If you don't see the sign, just walk until you see us. Tuesday's...
Java.net's Community Corner 2009 gets started Monday afternoon at the java.net booth in the JavaOne Pavillion. Sun's Reggie Hutcherson will be welcoming the java.net community leaders at 3:00; and Aaron Houston and Java User Group (JUG) leaders will follow at 4:00. Reggie attended Saturday's Java.net Community Leaders Weekend event, speaking about a variety of topics related to Sun developer...