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Blog Archive for eitan during March 2007

An essential ingredient for a community is periodic face-to-face meetings. Although events such as JavaOne have served the purpose in the past, this event was stricly about the Desktop, and (unlike JavaOne) was very small and most intimate. I most enjoyed getting to meet a number of java.net bloggers such as Kirill Grouchnikov, the author of the Substance look and feel, and members of the Sun...
I'm excited about the upcoming Desktop Matters conference, which takes place March 8-9 this week in San Jose, CA. This conference is a first of its kind, focusing on Swing and other desktop technologies. The conference is organized such that it has a single track, which I very much like. As much as it's nice to have a choice of talks to attend, I believe there's more value in everyone being...