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Blog Archive for edort during March 2007

I'm here with more than 500 other attendees at the 5th annual TheServerSide Java Symposium in Las Vegas. It's an easy trip from my house to the Venetian Hotel where the Symposium is happening. Yes, just like Penn and Teller, Wayne Newton, and a large number of exotic dancers who work at our many fine "Gentleman's Clubs," I live and work in Las Vegas. Coming to an event like...
This is my second blog entry from the ServerSide Java Symposium. In my first blog I ended with the statement that I've already learned a few things and hope to learn a lot more. Well I did. What I learned over the next few hours was that if you're going to do Ajax applications, you better have good tools. I also learned that channeling almost 600 people through two lunch buffet lines makes for a...
It's Day 2 of TheServerSide Java Symposium. I attended two good technical sessions this morning -- one on the Tango project and the other on Project Dynamic Faces. The interoperability marriage of the "House of Microsoft" and the "House of Sun" (wow, I just had a flashback to a great oldies tune called "The House of the Rising Sun") as exemplified by the work in...
Karen Tegan Padir is Sun's Vice President of Enterprise Java Platforms. I've never heard her speak before today. That's a shame because I found her to be an engaging and enthusiastic speaker. In an interesting anecdote Karen underscored how far we've come in the Internet age. She recalled how excited she was when she first got the ability at Digital Equipment Corporation to send emails. Ready to...