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Blog Archive for hiheiss during July 2008

I finally had a chance to put up three vodcasts I captured of demos from the 2008 JavaOne conference pavilion floor. Spence Murray, a developer with Sentilla, a company that believes "The World is the Computer," demoed their new Sentilla developer kit. James Gosling commented on the kits: “If you have a ‘maker’ itch to scratch, they're selling a cool developer kit.” The kits are among...
Here's a recent interview I did with Java Champion Kirk Pepperdine, a primary contributor to javaperformancetuning.com which is widely regarded as the premier site for Java performance-tuning information. Kirk has much to say about performance tuning concepts and misconceptions; database and memory problems; the importance of writing simple, "dumb" code; tricks he uses to defuse stress when he's...
For those of you who are hungry for insight and information about Java EE, I can recommend no one more highly than Adam Bien who I interviewed in a vodcast that you'll find in the "Developer Spotlight" section of java.sun.com or on blip.tv. Adam explains how to make Java EE programming easier and takes some of the mystery out of distributed computing. I also did a podcast interview with Adam that...