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Blog Archive for jhurley during May 2006

One great improvement at this year's conference (at least for me)... is the availability of presentations online. It doesn't seem to have captured much "ink", so I thought I'd mention it here. If you go to the session catalog tool, you can download many of the presentations given (or about to be given!) at this year's conference. That gets major props from me -- as it really helps the attendee...
I don't know if the 'official' attendee number for this year's conference is 12K, 14K, or 16K... but I do know that it feels like more people are here this year than in the past couple. You've got to believe that's a good sign for Java. :-) There has been much discussion through the halls of Moscone on the new conference schedulebuilder and the requirement to 'book' your spot in a talk...
I attended the JavaOne Alumni "Fireside Chat" last night. Even though I've been an alumni for many years, this was the first time I've been able to make this and found it very interesting. Here are some rough notes I took to give you a little flavor for the discussion. JavaOne Alumni Fireside Chat, Monday May 15th, 5:30-7:00pm James Gosling, Hal Stern, Graham Hamilton, Jeff Jackson, Larry...
It's the day before JavaOne! Hopefully you're already into it on Monday... by attending Java University, or NetBeans Day, or maybe the Alumni Fireside Chat... but even if you're just getting into San Francisco -- get right into it! One way is to join up with some folks from the Jini Community at a Watering Hole at the Thirsty Bear brewpub. We'll be meeting up starting around 7pm. Basically --...