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Blog Archive for joshy during April 2008

I almost forgot in the rush up to JavaOne that I recently appeared (is that possible in an audio only podcast?) in lucky episode 13 of the RIA weekly. RIA Weekly is a podcast by Michael Cote of RedMonk and Ryan Stewart of Adobe. I talked about JavaOne, our general goals for JavaFX, how the pieces of JavaFX came together, and what it's like working on designer tools. You can read the episode...
You may be wondering why I haven't blogged recently, or why some of the JavaFX lists have died down, or more generally just what the heck we are all doing these days. Well, there's something you need to understand: JavaOne is like Christmas I do not mean 'like Christmas' in the kid sense of 'waking up and going downstairs to open presents'. Well, it is, but that's for you guys who watch or...
As we all rush headlong into JavaOne prep someone (okay it was James Gosling) sent me an email about performance of JavaFX. Speed is a crucial issue for anything dealing with user interfaces, so we care deeply about performance in our work with JavaFX. On the other hand we are focusing on bug fixes and correctness right now, not optimization, so it's not as fast as it could be. So how do we...
Okay, so I've actually been back for several weeks, but JavaOne stuff has kept me super busy. I had a simply awesome time in Syndey. It's really a great city to visit. Very clean and friendly. And some truly excellent coffee. If you ever go be sure to order a flat white. I was in Australia for the Sydney Tech Days, speaking on JavaFX. While there I also gave a short presentation on Dynamic...