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Blog Archive for editor during July 2009

Finding specific information has never been easy. At JavaOne, I interviewed Clark Richey in a java.net Community Corner 2009 podcast titled "MarkMail's java.net Email Search". In his presentation, Clark demonstrates a lot of capabilities that I think developers will find highly useful when we're searching for information. Think about searching through forums, or searching online using a search...
This past week's java.net poll on the Java technologies job market implies that the global economic downturn is far from over, at least for Java developers. In total, 275 votes were cast. Here is the actual question and the results: What's the current status of the Java technologies employment market? 20.3% (56 votes) - Excellent, plenty of opportunities 46.9% (129 votes) - Stable, I have...
Have you ever thought about starting a Java User Group? Matt Stine spoke with me at JavaOne about his experiences with starting and growing the Memphis/Mid-South Java User Group in a java.net Community Corner podcast titled JUG Leadership: Lessons Learned. Go to Matt's blog to get the slides so you can follow along as you listen to the podcast. Matt works at St. Jude's Children's Research...
Felipe Gaucho talked about the Premio Universitaro Java (PUJ) competition with Jim Wright in a 16-minute java.net Community Corner podcast recorded at JavaOne. PUJ is: an academic competition to promote the synergy between the academy goals and the market needs. The prize stimulates the students to submit their homework projects to analysis by IT experts - senior professionals who will...