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Blog Archive for terrencebarr during December 2007

If you haven't noticed, Sun SPOTs are really starting to take off. I blogged about some developments a couple of months back but this month we have a "Sun SPOT triple-shot" for you! First, a first wave of SPOT-related code has been open sourced in the Mobile & Embedded Community: SPOTs - Small Java powered Wireless Transducer Devices (spots) Applications developed for Sun SPOTs (...
13 months after inception we're now really seeing the Mobile & Embedded Community taking off in a big way. Be it accesses to the site, code downloads, forum activity, or external contributions of code and entire projects ... all metrics are up and the rising level of interest is tangible. To make the community even better we'd like to learn more about you. So we put together a short survey (...
Wow, time sure is passing fast. Just a little while ago January seemed so far away ... and now it's only 6 more weeks until the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days conference. There will be so many interesting things happening at the conference we thought we'd do a "rolling countdown" series of newsletters with the latest news and select highlights of the forthcoming event. So,...
Updates 12/10/07: Bruno Ghisi just reminded me of Project Floggy, the Java ME persistence framework. This is another option for  object-oriented persistence on CLDC. Thanks, Bruno! Here is another database I was made aware of: J2MicroDB, an open source database from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Spain In September I blogged about JavaDB/Derby for phoneME ("Need a database with...
Just came back from the Tech Days in Frankfurt, Germany. Thanks to the organizational team and in particular Ulrike Werneck from Sun Germany for putting this together! The venue (the Frankfurt Congress Center) was perfect, the organization was flawless, and the attendance was above expectations with a crowd of nearly 1000. The first picture shows the 'Demo Shootout' with some of Sun's evangelists...