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Blog Archive for kfarnham during January 2010

For those of you who weren't able to spend 5 hours watching or listening to Wednesday's Oracle + Sun Strategy Update Webcast, here are a few post-event Twitter tweets from people I (@kevin_farnham) follow, that provide links to resources related to the webcast and its content: oracletechnet If you missed the Webcast today, here are some choice bits on demand: Charles Phillips and Larry Ellison...
As I noted last week, the java.net Java Tools Community is attending and tweeting from the Campus Party Brasil event this week. Now, in my post last week, I pretended the event was just going to be a fun-filled affair. Now that the tweeting has begun, I decided to check in on the feed. Here's a sampling of the Java Tools tweets from Campus Party Day One (in time forward order): You can watch...
O'Reilly has a new beta site, O'Reilly Answers, that is devoted to technology. It's a question and answer community, where people can ask questions, and others can respond with the answers. In addition, people can post information on solutions to specific technology problems. The site is just getting started. And, as I am an O'Reilly person myself, I don't want to say too much, such that it...
ComputerWorld has published a new article on the Apache Pivot prject, titled Apache focuses on Java RIA effort. Author Paul Krill reports: The Apache Software Foundation on Tuesday is making Apache Pivot, a platform for building rich Internet applications in Java, an Apache Top-Level Project and also is releasing Version 1.4 of the technology, the organization said Tuesday. Pivot combines...
Dalibor Topic has posted an updated OpenJDK roundup: The last roundup was two weeks ago, so it's time for another one. The JDK 7 project released build 79. The list of changes for this build has bug fixes for compressed oops, G1, more work on JSR 292 and build infrastructure for modules. In the Jigsaw project, Mark Reinhold posted a draft for a simple file format for modules. Over in the Da...
Doc Teger just posted a three part series on java.net's OpenSSO project. Part 1 in the series is Authenticating for the OpenSSO Entitlements Service REST Interfaces; Part 2 is Listening for the OpenSSO Entitlements Service Using REST; and Part 3 is Evaluating OpenSSO Entitlements Using REST.
The Wonderblog, a blog about the java.net Wonderland project, announced Module Warehouse Featured in New Wonderland Web Site: We are pleased to announce that we have unveiled a new Project Wonderland web site today. This web site, which you can access by navigating to ProjectWonderland.com, will now be the main portal for the project. Developer-focused content (e.g. wiki, forums, subversion)...
Alexis Moussine (who posts as alexismp at The Aquarium) posted a schedule of upcoming Roadshows across Europe: GlassFish, Java EE 6 and other Java topics: February 2010 will be the Java & Friends roadshow month in Europe: Paris - "Java EE and GlassFish v3" on Feb. 2nd, "Java Roadshow" on Feb. 9th. London - "Java EE and GlassFish v3" on Feb. 3rd, "Java...
I am moving all my tweeting to my new @kevin_farnhamTwitter account starting today. If you used to follow me on my @diyincite Twitter account, please switch to following me at twitter.com/kevin_farnham. Note: on this blog's home page you can see a feed of my latest @kevin_farnham Twitter posts.