Skip to main content

Blog Archive for rags during June 2004

I attended the session on Netbeans . It talked about 3.6 and future versions. It's really amazing to see the kinda things that one can do with an IDE these days -- I've to confess that I use vi whenever I can and when it comes to a tad bit more complex development and deployment, such as web services, I resort to netbeans or the Studio. The session talked about bringing up different tools...
Day 2 and counting down. I have been invited by the Computer Society in India and we're trying to finalize a topic for the talk. My initial list was Network Security: From Warfare to Web Services The economic implications of Open Source If Java is not your cuppa tea, it ought to be After Scott McNealy's general session this morning, I am convinced that the third topic will probably be the most...
Interestingly, in many of my JavaOnes, this was the first time I attended the chat. I was disappointed that there was no fire anywhere. However, the energy level was very high and I enjoyed the discussions. The JavaOne Alumni is a very robust and influential community. Of all the questions, the one that struck me most, was the intertwining of Java and the C/C++ language. Obviously, many of us...
After switching over to a computer job after an undergrad degree in Mechanical engineering, it sorta felt strange not to see any moving parts in whatever I was building or help build. The closest that comes to looking under the hood of a software system is to look at the code, study the code, modify the code and watch the modified movement. This year, there is a plethora of Hands-on Labs in 2...