Conscientious Software: Part One of a Conversation with Sun Microsystems Laboratories' Ron Goldman
Here's a rich IMHO interview
with Sun's Ron Goldman by yours truly. Ron's a
senior staff engineer at Sun Labs who is working with Richard Gabriel to
envision a new software model. As we move into a world of massive software
interdependence where standalone apps are on the way out, Ron wants to...
Here's an interview
that yours truly recently did with Bill Shannon that you might find interesting.
Bill's a Sun distinguished engineer and spec lead for Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE).
He discusses how the Java EE 5 platform (formerly J2EE) makes life easier for developers. "There are so many ways we've made life simpler for developers, it's hard to know where to start," said...
A "Meet the Engineer" interview
I did with Java developer Arun Gupta of Sun might be worth checking out.
Arun has useful insights about programming in India
and the US, the challenges of developing software,
Java APIs for XML Web Services Addressing (JAX-WSA),
and efforts to get Sun Microsystems and Microsoft on
the same page. He's a smart guy and has a patent related
to XML and has several...
Please check out the interview
I had the pleasure to do
with Google Java architect,
Joshua Bloch, in which he
discusses his latest book,
"Java Puzzlers," written with
Neal Gafter. He models puzzlers
on optical illusions; you look
at a piece of Java code and
see one thing, but then on
closer inspection you realize
Please check out this Q&A:
I did with Kelly O'Hair, senior staff
engineer in JDK (Java Development Kit) Core Serviceability.
He was really fun to interview.
Asked if he ever feels a sense that he's
created something beautiful when
he writes code, O'Hair said,
"Well, more like 'not ugly.'
There's a gray zone between ugly
and beautiful. Simple is...