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Blog Archive for terrencebarr during April 2008

Well, we're into to the final preparations for next week. Besides being present at the Java Mobile & Embedded Community booths at CommunityOne and JavaOne I'm also involved in three talks this year: Tuesday, 4:40 pm - 5:40 pm: TS-5606 Flooring the Accelerator: How Open Source Is Reshaping an Industry This one is a bit unusual. It is not so much a technical talk but a mix of market...
Updates 8/18: Updated FAQ question on Java FX Mobile 5/4: Added note on Sprint WTK 3.3 support for LWUIT 5/4: Added notes on LWUIT support on non-MIDP platforms Welcome LWUIT (Lightweight UI Toolkit)! For years, Java ME developers have faced difficult choices when it comes to application UIs. Because of the multitude of platform and device features and differences there was really no...
You may have noticed the change of my job title up in the bio of this blog. Evangelist just didn't fit my job anymore - so it was time for a change. When we started the Java Mobile & Embedded Community in November of 2006 evangelism was the order of the day. Evangelism of Java ME, of the open source code, of the Java Mobile & Embedded Community. After that initial ramp-up and the first 12...
Update: 7/27/09: JavaFX Mobile 1.2 EA for Windows Mobile released. Here is another option for Java on Windows Mobile: Mysaifu JVM As was correctly pointed out I forgot to mention CrE-ME as another option for running Java on Windows CE/Mobile. My oversight. Please find more information on CrE-ME here. Davy Preuveneers is maintaining an excellent collection of ready-to-run binaries of phoneME...
Updates: 5/4: Added BOF-5332 (Sprint LWUIT BOF) 4/30: Added TS-4921 (LWUIT) on Tuesday afternoon 4/26: Added more info on Mobility Village, Digital Livingroom, Sun Java ME pods, special sessions 4/25: Added link to CommunityOne wiki 4/23: Added java.net Community Corner and talks 4/21: Added open source unBOF It's that time of year again ... JavaOne (and CommunityOne)! As always, there is lots...
A couple of interesting news bits have accumulated over the last couple of days ... I'd like to quickly summarize them so they don't get lost: Of course, one of the top news items this time of year must be JavaOne (and its co-event CommunityOne). JavaOne runs May 6 through 9, while CommunityOne happens the day before JavaOne, on May 5. Registration for both events is still possible. For JavaOne...
Back from a 4 week hiatus (vacation, traveling, and various bouts of flu and colds) it's time to crank up the blogging again ... starting with a great bit of news: We're excited to announce that Dalibor Topic is joining Sun as Java F/OSS Ambassador. Dalibor, of course, is known for his long involvement with the open source community and Java, being an outspoken thought leader for the free...
Update 4/22/08: Now also running on the iPod Touch Over the last few weeks there has been a lot of noise regarding whether or not Java will be on the iPhone. Well, actually, it already is - at least the VM and the basic libraries. JamVM has been running on the iPhone for a while now. And now the phoneME Advanced team has spent some cycles to port that stack as well - see Hinkmond Wong's blog....