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Blog Archive for terrencebarr during August 2007

As many of you may know the Java language and runtime concept was born as part of Sun's "Green project" in the early nineties. The Java platform was originally designed to fit the needs of mobile and embedded devices even though it turned out its appeal of course went way beyond the embedded space. James Gosling just posted a very interesting old video from 1992 on the UI of the Green...
Summertime is slow, seems like lots of people are on vacation these days. Still, the Mobile Services Architecture (MSA or JSR 248) is hitting the market this year and being deployed in a large numbers of devices throughout 2007 and beyond. This week, Monday through Friday, is your chance to ask our experts about MSA. If you have questions about the technology, the APIs, the features, or business...
Open source at Sun is here to stay ... the open sourcing of Java SE, EE, and ME should prove that beyond a doubt. But how does that translate into a business strategy that drives value for Sun? Matt Asay blogs about his interview with the CEO of Sun, Jonathan Schwarz, at LinuxWorld. A highly recommended read. -- Terrence Powered by Qumana
One of our newest community members, Stefan Saftescu, posted this question on our phoneME forum. Java on the iPod and a dozen other multimedia players? Way cool! That's the thing about open source: Innovation and ideas come from all sorts of unexpected places. Roger and I also talk about this briefly in the "What's Cool" section of our latest podcast. So, check out RockBox, get in touch...
I blogged about SunSPOTs a few weeks back. The topic is actually heating up a lot these days and, while I can't give you specific details right now, you'll see several interesting developments happening over the next few weeks. Stay tuned. In the meantime, check out these videos about all the cool stuff people are doing with SunSPOTs: Listing of SunSPOT videos on YouTube:Sun SPOT Tone Generator...