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Blog Archive for editor during June 2010

The Java Bus stays at the top of this weekend's edition of "the Week in Review" because I was actually on the bus on its Thursday stop at Oracle's office in Burlington, MA, USA. But even at my visit to the Java Road Trip, the topic that received the most incidental conversation was Enterprise Java, and that was the topic that garnered the largest share of visibility on java.net during this past...
The Java Road Trip spent an afternoon and evening in the parking lot at Oracle's Burlington, Massachusetts, USA office on Thursday, June 24. I had been working at the data center where I do most of my programming, and I pulled in beneath noisy skies, my car splashing through the puddles, as I strained to read the signs that identified each building and parking lot. Finally, I was in the right...
The Enterprise Architectures for Java EE Weighting Survey ends this Friday, June 25. Kate Jones of Oracle recently talked about the survey and its purpose: We are looking to make improvements to our Java Enterprise Architect course and certification to support Java EE 6. The result of this survey will allow us to better align our Java EE architect course and certification with the role of the...
The departure of the Java Bus, the vehicle that's creating the Java Road Trip, propelled the "Conferences, JUG Meetings" topic to the fore on java.net this past week. I'll be at the Burlington, MA bus stop this coming Thursday, June 24. I'm an observor, not an actual participant in the Java Road Trip. I'll be wearing a a tshirt from JavaOne 2009, with a Java cup and java.net on the...
A broad mix of topics were highlighted on java.net in this past week, with programming techniques, the Java language, and conferences/JUGs receiving the most attention in Java Today news items and blog posts. If you didn't get a chance to visit java.net on a daily basis in the past week, read on, and you'll find all of the week's Java Today news items, a selection of java.net blog posts, and the...
The Java Road Trip: Code to Coast is something we haven't seen before. A "Java Bus" will be traveling to 20 cities across the United States: Heading up the tour are key Java technologists from Oracle, who will be demonstrating the latest Java software, engaging with Java User Group (JUG) members, and meeting with enterprise developers and consumers. Justin Kestelyn of the Oracle Technology...
The JavaOne and Oracle Develop Registration page includes some basic information about blogger passes. Unlike recent years, blogger passes to JavaOne will not be availble through java.net. Instead, if you'd like a blogger pass, you'll need to follow the registration procedure listed on the page. The listed requirements for getting a blogger pass for JavaOne / Oracle Develop don't include the...
This past week, java.net's Java Today news items and blog posts had a greater than usual focus on conferences (mostly due to Jazoon) and JVM/JDK/JSRs. If you didn't get a chance to visit java.net on a daily basis in the past week, read on, and you'll find all of the week's Java Today news items, a selection of java.net blog posts, and the old and new java.net spotlights and polls. This week's...