Microsoft has the upper hand on the usability front
Most Java developers don't put much thought into making sure their graphical application is accessible by those with disabilities. Fortunately for these lazy developers, there isn't much thought required.
At JavaOne 2003, Lance got fired-up about the Java Community and open sourcing through java.net. Check out why he feels you should get involved by reading his first blog.
The death of my cassette player has led me to discover the wonder of a
web service client with a real user interface - so I ramble and dream of a
world filled with applications that make the overhead of using a computer
fall away as the value delivered by those applications increases exponentially.
When the only feedback you receive from customers comes in the form of bug reports, it's kind of like your boss walking into your office 20 times a day just to yell at you. Positive feedback makes us feel all warm and fuzzy inside, and it also gives us an idea of how developers are using our technologies.
Strange things happen when the natural and digital worlds collide
My final bulletin inspired by the GNOME Users and Developers
Conference in Dublin. In which I consider why Java is not Open Source
and how to keep all the cowboys from catching a cold.
Ramblings on the magic of reusable libraries; the scourge of redundant applications; reinvention of the wheel; jigsaw puzzles of chewing gum
My first ever blog; JavaOne 2003 recap; the new Game Technologies Group at Sun; memories of Canadian television
I've been at the GNOME Users and Developers Conference all week. I've
been jet lagged, inspired by the open sorcerers and their tightly knit
community, and insulted by Alan Kay. It's been fun.
I've just arrived in Dublin for the GNOME Users and Developers conference. The long trip gave me a chance to think about how to make airports safer. I'm hoping it's the last time that line of thinking strikes me.
A quick tour or the JavaOne Pavilion turns up some impressive new
Java Desktop apps. Including a few running on cell phones!
JavaDesktop.org bows on java.net at number one. We're not humble.