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Blog Archive for mortazavi during April 2007

No, this entry is not about Java but you can hear all about Java at the upcoming JavaOne and at CommunityOne. Elsewhere, I have written about paper as a user interface technology. Someone else, in a Norwegian TV comedy show, had worked on the idea years earlier. I couldn't help but post their concept of a medieval helpdesk here. Here it is from YouTube, including the manual: Here, it is...
Let's follow Ludo's example, and get the full Java stack, including Java DB (Sun's Apache Derby distribution) for our Ubuntu systems. It is easy: System|Administration|UpdateManager! Beginning with Ubuntu 7.04, you get the full Java stack for Linux gathered in one place. I remember learning about Java first on both Solaris (the Sparc stations sitting in the math department at Berkeley) and on...
Try it out, starting here and comment below how you like it. Leiki, the company behind it, works out of Helsinki. According to a news release on the Leiki website: [The Financial Times Mobile News Reader has been] nominated for the 2007 Newspaper Awards. The FT's Leiki Focus for News application is listed for the Grand Prix Award for the most significant confibution to future newspaper success...
How often does one have the opportunity to learn about a whole software ecosystem for free? You might be a JBoss, a Weblogic or a Websphere developer but you should not miss the Glassfish Day. On Monday, May 7, the day before the 2007 JavaOne Conference, the GlassFish Community is hosting a FREE companion event at the Moscone Center. See how the GlassFish Application Server continues to...
Tune in to Simon Phipps' SDNtv's special program on open source databases where senior database engineers at Sun speak about free, open-source databases embedded and bundled in Sun products: Josh Berkus speaks about PosgreSQL, MySQL and Sun's open source database group. Rick Hillegas (Apache/Derby committer) talks to Simon about Apache/Derby's history, community work and uses of Derby....
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