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Blog Archive for fabriziogiudici during June 2007

I still need some time to get to a comprehensive evaluation about Jazoon, so I will talk about the conference in general after the event is over. Nevertheless today I can say what has been the most interesting talk I've attended, since I think it will be highly unlikely that one of tomorrow's talks are better (also considering that I have to speak at two talks and I won't be able to attend other...
And today I was finally able to attend my first NetBeans day, in Zurich!. Brian Leonard, Gregg Sporar, Roumen Strobl, Fabiola Rios gave the attendees an overview of the platform, both as IDE with the three Java editions (standard, enterprise, micro) and as Rich Client Platform API. Even though I use NetBeans a lot, I found the presentations really interesting (too bad there were no NetBeans Days...
Just a quick reminder: european developers should not forget the NetBeans Day in Zurich, next Saturday. It's a FREE event and you will have the chance of knowing all the things that you always wanted to know about NetBeans, from the mouth of evangelists, the NetBeans staff and other developers. I also see a "beerbust" in the agenda at the end of the meeting... ;-) - indeed I don't drink beer, but...
In the latest week I've written a few times about the world of Java imaging. I've anticipated one of my points, that is we lack an "unified community" dedicated to imaging Java programmers, which spans over all the Java imaging technologies (Java2D, JAI, others), focusing only on imaging themes (e.g. dropping rendering stuff in Java2D). Starting up a community is not easy. I talked with a few...
Google Gears is a new piece of technology from Google which, in few words, extends your browser with a local database (SQLite) and a JavaScript API that allows applications to keep a persistent state in the client. With this enhancement, e.g. Google Mail can keep a local cache of mail items that can be accessed when you are disconnected. A replication technology would be able to keep local data...