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Blog Archive for joconner during March 2006

The Apache Derby project is gaining momentum with heavyweight contributors like IBM and now Sun. Sun recently announced its support of the lightweight, embeddable database, and now has it available under their "Java DB" brand name. You can learn more about this database, how to get it, and how to actually integrate it into a desktop application. This article tells you how: Using Java DB in...
We'll do anything for sports...and in Australia, they'll even delay their normal switch back from Daylight Saving Time or Summer Time. The change would have happened on March 26 2006, but to accommodate the Commonwealth Games this year, the change will be on April 2 instead. Unfortunately, this means that a whole lot of software is now broken. Unless you're running the most recent updates of the...
JavaOne comes around again...in May this year. The track category "Cool Stuff" promises to be innovative and eye-opening. You can check out the planned Cool Stuff sessions. Personally, I'm fascinated by what's going on in Java ME (or J2ME). So, the robotics sessions get high marks from me: Java