As I mentioned in my previous blog, the World WideVirtual Machine is a very exciting free space for the development of robust scalable fault-tolerant distributed applications. The cajo project is a small free framework defined to simply and easily realize this vision. Its reception by the java.net community has been both strong and positive.
Why become an open source developer? I think there are probably as many answers to this question as there are developers. I can only tell you about my decisions. I have been actively developing software professionally for nearly twenty years. I feel, as it is with many of us; it is not only my profession, but also my passion, and my hobby. I delight in learning useful new technologies.
Disclaimer: This entry is in no way meant to slight the many other fine distributed frameworks out there. Its just that this one is designed for us non-rocket scientists. :-)
I host a free project here on java.net called the cajo project.
For passionate Java developers, the network is the computer. However Java, and in particular its runtime environment, require a highly sophisticated operating system on which to run. Enter Linux; you would be hard pressed to find any system with more features. So, how does Linux increase the power of Java?