Would love it if you'd check out
YouTube where, with a SONIA demo
in the background at JavaOne 2007, yours truly talks with David Mercier, an engineering student at
Ecole de Technologie SupÃ©rieure (ETS) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. David is technical
lead of a team of more than 20 volunteer engineering students that created SONIA, a Java-powered
autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that can...
Looking back on JavaOne 2007
The 2007 JavaOne Conference is over. As always itâ€™s a bit
of a blur, but buried within the blur are nuggets of knowledge, or at
least, moments of clarification where things fall into place. Since
my focus was mostly on open source this time around thatâ€™s where
I learned some things.
From Simon Phipps (TS-7498 Liberating Java) Sunâ€™s chief Open
Source officer (...
Just a few more days before the 2007 JavaOne commences and Iâ€™m definitely feeling a mix of anxiety (writing deadlines) and excitement (the event itself). This is the eighth JavaOne Iâ€™ve covered -- does that make me a veteran? -- and itâ€™s intriguing to reflect on how everythingâ€™s changed. Sunâ€™s software culture is undergoing a sea change as it opens up to the larger open source...