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Blog Archive for hiheiss during May 2006

The three top contestants in the 2006 JavaOne Conference Slot Car Racing Programming Challenge got their last chance to win the
At the Friday morning keynote, 5/19/06, James Gosling talked with Sun Distinguished Engineer Greg Bollella about Real-Time Specification for Java (RTSJ).
Staying Flexible with Open Source SOA I checked out the session called "What Is Happening With SOA in Open Source?" which was actually a panel hosted by Mark Hapner, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Web Services Strategist at Sun. Was curious what these folks had to say on the subject. The participants, open source technical experts, were: Jeremy Boynes, IBM; Glen Daniels, Sonic Software; Mark...
It's day two of JavaOne '06, and I
At JavaOne earlier this week, I took in TS-5540,
Among the topics currently scheduled for my editorial beat: -- The Slot Car Programming Challenge wherein developers get to test their skills with Real-Time Java. Standard 1/24 scale cars run around a track with 80 sensors spread along its length with a power supply controlled by an A/D converter driven from a workstation. Contestants have to write software that controls the car while going as...