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Blog Archive for editor during September 2011

The JavaOne Emerging Languages, Tools, and Techniques track could have had a longer title, given the variety that exists in the 100 sessions that have been grouped into the track. Visit the JavaOne Content Catalog and select "Emerging Languages, Tools, and Techniques" in the "Tracks" pull-down to see what I mean. The key word for this track is "Emerging" -- it's about efforts that are...
Our recent poll indicates that the JavaOne "Java SE, Client Side Technologies, and Rich User Experiences" track interests many developers who will be attending JavaOne or following it from afar. In this post, I take a look at JavaOne's Java desktop content. If you're attending JavaOne, you've probably looked at the schedule and found yourself disappointed that you can't be in two or three or...
The results of the most recently completed java.net poll suggest that almost all of the JavaOne tracks will be well-attended this year. A total of 40 votes were cast in the poll. Here's the exact question and the results: Which JavaOne 2011 track interests you most (even if you're not attending)? 18% (7 votes) - Core Java Platform 18% (7 votes) - Emerging Languages, Tools, and Technologies...
We've just published a new article by Sanjay Dasgupta, administrator of the java.net VisualLanLab project. The article, titled "VisualLangLab - Grammar without Tears", introduces the tool's design, logic, and capabilities. VisualLangLab is a JavaTools subproject that was started in January 2011. The software facilitates the development of parsers using a visual user interface. As Sanjay...
Two days ago, I looked at the calendar and realized with surprise that I'll be on a plane to San Francisco for JavaOne in just three weeks! Time to start getting ready. Having missed last year's JavaOne, there's lots of catching up I'd like to do with lots of people at JavaOne 2011. I know from past experience that the conference is going to fly by, and I don't want to rely solely on chance for...
The tenth edition of the JavaZone conference takes place Wednesday and Thursday this week in Oslo, Norway. Close to 2,500 people are expected to attend the 2011 conference, which has seen steady growth in attendance since its origin as a Sun Microsystems event in 2002. The JavaZone 2011 entry that eirikma posted to the java.net Events Calendar describes JavaZone as: the biggest meeting place for...