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Blog Archive for scottschram during June 2005

In his Thursday keynote, James Gosling talked about the NetBEAMS ocean monitoring project, previously mentioned here, as well as Boeing's Java-piloted drone. Real-time Java doesn't interrupt important threads for garbage collection, which is very important for keeping the plane flying, and would be so nice for Tomcat apps, too! Gosling jokingly said the most amazing thing about JavaOne was that...
Java's 10th birthday rock and roll celebration... (click on the pictures for larger sizes) Alex Rodriguez, "Duce" paints a giant Java 10th Birthday Card. Have a cupcake.. See, Java IS cool. Keep bag away from duke.
Multimedia sessions and PDFs from 2005 JavaOne will be made freely available to everyone over the internet in August. You have to register for Sun Developer Network, which is also free. JavaOne Online (mentorware.net) has posted this announcement: AnnouncementThe 2005 JavaOne conference multimedia technical sessions, will be availablefor free to Sun Developer Network (SDN) members. Membership to...
Eclipse 3.1 was released today There is an updated release schedule page that now lists each Eclipse project and the anticipated release date of 3.1 compatible plugins. This information is useful and was very hard to piece together before. The availability announced is: Eclipse 3.1 - Now Test and Performance Tools - Soon Web Tools Platform - week of July 25 Business Intelligence and Reporting...
(click on any of these for larger sizes) Behold... Java (tm). The larger rooms have styrofoam 3D logos, most of them lit from two sides with two different colors. Our programming language deserves such splendor! Feeding the 5,000! The waiter (see larger sizes) is somehow totally unimpressed with Java. Jason Hunter demonstrates why XQuery is better than an enormous dead tree. Did you know...
Bruno Souza (pictured) and Eitan Suez introduce "Juggy" at the java.net booth on Monday at JavaOne 2005. So, no titillating thoughts allowed, welcome Juggy! For more info: https://jugs.dev.java.net The Brazilian Java users group has over 7,000 members! Go Brasil!
Java's 10th birthday celebration from the JavaOne keynote. (click for other sizes)
UPDATE: 6/28/2005 This project was just awarded the Duke's Choice Award by James Gosling, Scott McNealy, and the Java technology leadership team. At JavaOne, java.net is hosting some interesting mini-talks in their pavillion booth. The NetBEAMS project (not to be confused with the IDE) places wired and wireless sensors throughout San Francisco Bay that report back temperature, pressure, salinity...
Look under "Current Promotions" here: Sun Ultra 20 In the keynote at JavaOne this morning, Sun announced they will offer a Sun Ultra 20 Workstation for only $29.95 / month (3 year agreement) with a 90 day return if you don't like it. At the end of the 3 years, you keep the machine. The offer includes Solaris 10, updates, and the Java develoment tools and support. In a recent blog entry I was...
Here are some JavaOne photos from Sunday, and a link to: My JavaOne 2005 photo set at flickr.com. (All licensed with Creative Commons - Attribution. Enjoy.)