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Blog Archive for terrencebarr during May 2009

JavaOne 2009 - here it comes! Last week I posted some high-level bits and pieces about this year's CommunityOne West and JavaOne. Now it's time to delve into details - with a mobile/media/embedded focus, of course! This post is a work in progress. Latest updates: 6/3: Updated info on Mobile & Embedded Lightning talks 5/31: Added info on Java Utopia, JATAF, JDTF, and related sessions 5/28:...
A bunch of things are happening around the JCP next week in the context of JavaOne. I'd like to quickly highlight two particular events: 2009 JCP Program Annual Awards First, my congratulations to the nominees for the 2009 JCP Program Annual Awards - in particular our two Java Mobile & Embedded Community Stars Sean Sheedy, for JCP Program Member of the Year Enrique C. Ortiz, for JCP Program...
Just a quick note: We've received several submissions already but still have room for 2 or 3 more lightning talks at our JavaOne Mobile & Embedded Lightning Talks session. For more information, please see my previous post. If you'd like to participate please submit your Lightning Talk ASAP so we can schedule you in. Cheers, -- Terrence
Today marks the release of the Java Device Test Framework (JDTF) project into the Java Mobile & Embedded Community. JDTF is a test framework based on Sun Microsystems Java Device Test Suite (JDTS) product. JDTF is a general purpose, fully-featured, flexible, and configurable test framework suited to assess various aspects of Java Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME) device implementation...
As every year, JavaOne is approaching too fast ;-) Only three more weeks to go. I thought I'd collect some of the noteworthy bits and pieces to help you start your planning for the show. CommunityOne West CommunityOne is a free conference that focuses on open source innovation and collaboration. CommunityOne West runs for three days and starts Monday June 1st (the day before JavaOne). You can...
Sorry for the delay ... we finally got around to processing and posting most of the remaining session videos. To find the videos please check out the links on the Sessions tab (both for Technical Sessions and Lightning Talks). Note that we are still missing four videos - we are working on locating them among the many hours of video that were recorded. Again, apologies for the delay in posting...
A couple of news-bits around the Java Community Process (JCP): First, an insightful and candid interview with Patrick Curran, the JCP Chair. Patrick speaks about increasing transparency in the JCP, encouraging participation, JSRs as open source projects, and much more. Highly recommended reading. Also, here is a podcast with Patrick on the topic of "Reforming the JCP" The JCP PMO â€...