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Blog Archive for terrencebarr during November 2007

If you've been procrastinating signing up for the Java Mobile and Embedded Developer Days conference - well, you've got just a little over 24 hours left. The early bird discounted rate of $175 ends November 30th. Make sure you've had a look at the latest agenda - this is a conference you won't want to miss. And don't just go for the content, go for the people. We have a diverse group of high-...
A while back I blogged about the importance of open access to technology, in particular to network infrastructure, protocols, and bandwidth ("Open technologies need open access"). Well, it seems like the tide is finally turning. Verizon has announced it will open its network to 3rd-party devices and applications. The details and the timeline are still unclear and application and...
A couple of years ago at JavaOne the Java Desktop team started the "Extreme GUI Makeover" series where Chris Campbell, Shannon Hickey, and Roman Guy took a plain old Swing application and pulled out all the stops to rework it into a slick and appealing UI. A couple of months back while thinking about new content for the Sun Tech Days I realized that while SVG and JSR 226 is really cool...
Updates: Check out videos by Mark Reinhold, Ray Gans, and John Muhlner And here is the blog by Rich Sands The blog by the ME Framework project owner, Vladimir Sizikov A year ago to this day on November 13, 2006, Sun released Java (ME, SE, and EE) under GPLv2. Wow, a year ago already? Here's a little flashback: the original press release and the announcement site with interviews and statements....
The reviewer group for the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days content is finishing the first round of ratings on the submissions. Check out the current preview of sessions (of course, subject to change). Excellent content so far! And, as mentioned before, James Gosling is doing the keynote. Registration is in full swing. Click here. -- Terrence Powered by Qumana
Update 1: Dalobor Topic has just posted this about the Android license. Update 2: Check out this MacWorld article in which Rich Miner talks about the Android non-fragmentation pledge. Proprietary extensions and consistency in the platform? Sounds like wishful thinking to me. Over the last 24 hours very little news and lots of opinion and speculation hit the airwaves about Google's Android...
Things are really coming together for the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days conference. Here is a brief news-flash: We have secured none other than James Gosling himself for the keynote of the conference. What's more, he pretty much gets to decide what he wants to talk about ... and knowing James and his interest for cool demos and geeky stuff this promises to be a sure-fire crowd-pleaser...