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Blog Archive for hiheiss during May 2007

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 Supérieure (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 it’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 that’s where I learned some things. From Simon Phipps (TS-7498 Liberating Java) Sun’s chief Open Source officer (...
Just a few more days before the 2007 JavaOne commences and I’m definitely feeling a mix of anxiety (writing deadlines) and excitement (the event itself). This is the eighth JavaOne I’ve covered -- does that make me a veteran? -- and it’s intriguing to reflect on how everything’s changed. Sun’s software culture is undergoing a sea change as it opens up to the larger open source...