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Blog Archive for hiheiss during June 2005

At the June 29, Wednesday morning Platinum session, held from 8:30 to 9:15, Nokia Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President Pertti Korhonen provided a vision of the future that promises to take Sun's motto "The network is the computer" to another level, by putting the server in your pocket. Steve Meloan does a really good job of covering the technical moves Nokia and the industry are...
Here I am at TS-3268, "Java Technology Performance Myths Exposed," with Cliff Click, of Azul Systems. Azul, founded in 2001, advertises itself as pioneering "the industry's first network attached processing solution, designed to unbound compute resources for virtual machine based applications. Without any application level modifications, binary compatibility requirements or operating system...
I'm at TS-7992 where Project Looking Glass (LG3D), a Java technology-based open source project that brings a richer user experience to the desktop through 3D windowing and visualization capabilities, is being presented to an audience of, I guesstimate, 800 people. LG3D sprang from the very creative heart and mind of Sun's Hideya Kawahara. Recognizing that desktops had not changed substantially in...
I'm at TS-7393 along with a pretty packed room of, I estimate, 700+ attendees. All the sessions that I've gone to have been well attended with a serious but enthusiastic-looking group of folks it appears who ask smart questions in the Q & A's. The session is titled "Shale: The Next Struts?" with Sabreware's David Geary and Sun's Craig McClanahan. Craig is Strut's inventor and David, Struts...
I’m at Exhibit #1111, Swing/Labs JDesktop Network Components (JDNC). It’s a Sun Microsystems project that allows experimentation with extensions to existing Java Foundation Classes/Swing API components, new JFC/Swing components and various desktop related technologies like Java 2D, AWT. I’m talking now with Sun’s Roman Guy, who explains, “We experiment with a number of projects...
It’s so inspiring to watch gifted artists at work. Their art is alive with color and imagination. Sun brought six gifted artists to the 2005 JavaOne Conference with the goal of raising $5000 for the Foundation for a College Education (FCE) of East Palo Alto, California, which Sun has supported for ten years, about as long as Java technology has existed. All during that time, Sun employees have...
Over at TS-1640 Pragmatic SOA: A Case Study, with developers Ashok Mollin, Ashesh Badani of Sun Microsystems, Inc. and T.N. Subramaniam, Director of Technology at RouteOne LLC Inc. Ed Ort (http://weblogs.java.net/blog/edort/archive/2005/06/pragmatic_soa.html) and Tim Bray (http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/) of Sun are blogging the session in greater detail. I will be doing a story on this for java....