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Blog Archive for editor during July 2010

Conferences and seminars, both past (SIGGRAPH, FISL, JVM Summit'10) and upcoming (JavaOne, Java Power Tools Bootcamps), took center stage on java.net this past week. Other topics receiving considerable coverage included JavaEE / GlassFish and Java tools. 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...
The Oracle Video Challenge, which started yesterday and runs through August 9, will provide three winning contestants with a free Oracle OpenWorld or JavaOne and Oracle Develop full conference pass. In addition, everyone who submits a "valid" video will receive a $400+ registration discount. Here's a brief overview: Test your power of persuasion. Grab your video camera, and convince your...
The focus of interest on java.net this past week shifted strongly to JVM/JDK/JSR-related topics, and JavaFX. Excitement is building as Java 7 comes into existence, step by step. Meanwhile, Stephen Chin announced a Petition to Open Source JavaFX, while many others (Dustin Marx, Shai Almog, and Kirill Grouchnikov among them) are assessing JavaFX's past, present value, and future. If you didn't...
This week's java.net news features and blogs covered everything from Java EE / GlassFish to Java tools, platforms, and frameworks, to programming, the JDK, mobile, and open source projects. 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....
This week's news on java.net was spread out fairly evenly across a broad spectrum of topics, with Java EE / GlassFish receiving the greatest coverage. The upcoming web site changes related to the integration of Sun sites and Oracle sites also received considerable attention. 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'...
Why not keep the Java Bus at the top of "the Week in Review" for one more week? The bus travelled to Washingon, DC and then on to Charlottesville, VA this past week. Oracle Technology Network Chief Justin Kestelyn hopped on the bus in Providence, RI, and took the trip to D.C. In the picture, you see Roger Brinkley, of the java.net Mobile and Embedded community, demonstrating Java-...