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Blog Archive for terrencebarr during April 2009

Just a quick heads-up - The Sun Developer Network has published a couple of new articles around Java ME and JavaFX Mobile: JavaFX Mobile — Best Practices for Improving Performance Sun engineer Michael Heinrichs captures lessons learned while preparing the release and provides some hints on how to improve the performance of JavaFX Mobile applications. Is There a JVM in my TV? It IS...
One of the amazing things that came out of our Java Mobile, Media, and Embedded Developer Days conference was that a couple of Brazilian folks immediately started talking about organizing a similar event in Brazil. So, the Java Mobile, Media, and Embedded Developer Days (Latin America), or M3DD/LA for short, is planned for June 20th, 2009, in Goiânia, Brazil. The program is being put together...
Lightning talks have become a very popular thing at many conferences and have worked really well for the Java Mobile, Media, and Embedded Developer Days, too. So when Roger Brinkley, our Java M&E Community leader and track lead for the JavaOne Mobility Track, and I discussed the schedule for this years JavaOne we thought "Wouldn't it be good to try some Lightning Talks at JavaOne as well?"....
Dear Community, The phoneME Feature project is plugging away ... We're excited to announce the brand-new milestone release 4 (MR4) - the fourth major release since phoneME Feature went live in November 2006. phoneME Feature software (MR4) contains a number of new features, improvements, and bug fixes over the previous MR3 and should be an exciting update for everyone interested in phoneME...
Update: The Java ME SDK 3.0 is now also available for Mac OS. A few days ago the final release of the Java ME Platform SDK 3.0 went live. This is a great new milestone for the most-widely used Java ME development toolkit, formerly known as the WTK (Sun Java Wireless Toolkit). The Java ME Platform SDK 3.0 sports redesigned underpinnings, improved device emulation, and a host of new features and...
I just got back from a much-needed 5-day vacation break (Italy/Lago Maggiore region). Benissimo! ... and no Internet connectivity, either ;-) Just a quick note that I will be speaking tomorrow (Tue, April 21) at the SDG (Startup Developers Gathering) in Helsinki, Finland, on JavaFX. If you happen to be in the area please swing by. Details can be found at the SDG blog. Cheers, -- Terrence
Last week Sun announced The $25,000 JavaFX Coding Challenge. Develop and submit a cool JavaFX application and you could win up to $25,000. There is also a student category. Read about it on javafx.com/challenge . Or catch up with Josh on his blog. Happy coding, -- Terrence