Java User Groups
Oracle just give free ADF Essential on Glassfish, a streamline edition of ADF. An interesting thing is there are also OEPE (Oracle Eclipse Plugins) that have ADF inside. which the Jdeveloper edition is far more complete and rich. www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/adf
ADF Essential is free for glassfish deployment, and with support US$ 1250/server (/core??), and you will get the source....
on Sep 29, 2012
After reading the JCP.next.3 - JSR 358, i can see the prospect of Harmony become JavaSE. Yes, there is no reason to keep block the Harmony become JavaSE.. to keep the community under Java umbrella, we need to make it.. but i can see Java will move from product become standard.. the RI is ok.... but i love the new body.. :) will JSR 358 make this happen.
I believe this is amazing challanging,...
on Jun 14, 2012
I have a Google Alert that searches for "JUG Java" -- it works pretty well. A few days ago, it pointed me to the Adopt-a-JSR presentation that's now available on Java.net in the Java User Groups JUG Collateral Pack 1_ 2012 folder. The 17-slide presentation is authored by Martijn Verburg and James Gough of the London Java Community ("with lots of extra valuable input" from SouJava).
on Mar 7, 2012
Tuesday morning at JavaOne, I spoke with London Java Community leader Martijn Verburg about the LJC's decision to seek a position on the JCP's Executive Committee, the JCP.next (JSR 348) effort, the outlook for JUGs and the JCP, JavaOne, Java, ... all this in under 3 minutes!
Check out the Oracle Media Network for more JavaOne 2011 videos (click on the "Newest" tab).
More Java One News...
on Oct 4, 2011
This week, Oracle officially nominated SouJava for an Executive Commitee seat on the Java Community Process (JCP), to each I have been indicated as the group's representative. Since then, I have received many e-mails, and started writing this lines several times but couldn't get too far... There is no simple messaging in regards to the JCP those days, and to even start, it means touching...
on Jan 26, 2011
JSR 359 has been accepted by Java SE/EE executive committee a month back. Please see the specification request for the content of this revision of SIP Servlet 2.0 specification. We have established a java.net project for cordinating and communicating the progress of the specification. The work is about to get started. At the moment, the expert group is being formed and some of the leading...
on Sep 3, 2012
Who do you believe is this past year's most outstanding JSR spec lead? What's been the most significant JSR over the past year? And who would you select as the JCP member/participant of the year? There's still time to register your views. The JCP Program Office has announced that the nomination period for this year's JCP Awards is extended until next Tuesday, July 31.
Last year's winners...
on Jul 25, 2012
The first JCP Executive Committee public meeting of 2012 took place on Tuesday, June 26. The meeting was open to any Java developer who wanted to attend, via Oracle's international phone network and the JCP's Webex account. I called in. I also tried the Webex option, but couldn't fully connect (I think due to my own system, which isn't yet fully operable after a recent disk crash).
Most of the...
on Jun 27, 2012
The JCP Program Office announced that 2012's first public JCP Executive Committee meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 26, at 8:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time (15:00 UT). You can participate by dialing in to Oracle's global intercall teleconference network; or, you can attend the meeting using the JCP's Webex account.
If you've never heard of this type of global open JCP EC meeting, you're...
on Jun 24, 2012
A plurality of voters in a recently completed Java.net poll approve of the new penalties imposed on JCP Executive Committee members who miss consecutive meetings. A total of 214 votes were cast in the poll, with the following results:
Under JCP 2.8, EC members lose their voting rights if they miss two consecutive meetings. Your view on this?
38% (82 votes) - It's great - EC members shouldn't...
on Mar 4, 2012
I was surprised to read the JCP Program Office's recent announcement that AT&T, Samsung, and SK Telecom have all lost their Executive Committee (EC) voting rights. The reason? Well, the JCP EC meeting held earlier this month was the second held under the new JCP 2.8 EC Standing Rules. Under those rules, if an Executive Committee member misses two consecutive meetings, they lose their voting...
on Jan 29, 2012
I have three talks scheduled at the beginning of this year.
The first one at FOSDEM in the Free Java Devroom is titled Java Lambdas for Hackers. It will explore the details of what can be the implementation of the lambda in Java 8
The agenda of the Free Java sessions this year is great, a kind of perfect mix between old friends and newcomers.
on Jan 22, 2012
After the Monday keynote at JavaOne 2011, I attended a panel session titled "JCP and the Developer Community." I noted a simple statistic at the time, and this still signifies for me how the relationship of the JCP to the broader Java community is changing. The stat? The first 19 minutes of the one-hour session consisted of a brief presentation by JCP Chair Patrick Curran and introductory...
on Nov 7, 2011
The JCP Program Office has annouced that the 2011 Executive Committee elections are under way. Thursday morning at 8:30 AM (US Pacific Daylight Time) there will be a "Meet the Candidates" conference call. Heather VanCura, from the JCP Program Office, commented:
This is a great opportunity to meet the candidates, listen to their qualification statements and ask questions.
In other words, this...
on Oct 19, 2011
JAX-RS 2.0: A first interim report
It's been a few months already that the expert group of JSR 339 started discussion about the details of JAX-RS 2.0. The target defined by spec lead Oracle are clear: Java EE 7 shall have a RESTful API that augments current JAX-RS 1.1 API by (among others) a Client API, HATEOAS support and asynchronous invocations. So what's the status with state?
As three corner...
on Jul 24, 2011
JSON JSR(pre JCP filed draft)
As announced earlier, Oracle wants to include a Java API for JSON in the Java EE platform. I have circulated the Java API for JSON JSR draft internally in Oracle. If you have any feedback, let me know. I will also reach out to few people(who worked on Java implementations for JSON) to support this JSR. The planned scope for this API is:
Produce and consume JSON...
on Mar 15, 2011
Content located at: http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/screencast_31_java_ee_6
on Aug 2, 2010
Our recently completed poll about the Adopt OpenJDK project suggests that the project is gaining some visibility among Java developers, but there's a large group that isn't all that familiar with the project. A total of 428 votes were cast. The exact question and results were:
What's your view of the Adopt OpenJDK project?
17% (74 votes) - It's a great idea - I plan to participate
on Jul 7, 2012
Welcome java 7 part 3 -NIO 2 JSR 203
So like the coin project, in the NIO 2 there aren't unprecedented features in this e -specification, but now it's possible do some easier work I/Os in java. With the class java.io.Files are possible to perform several operations in simple mode. For that it needs and uses the java.io.file.Path, this interface represents files and...
on Oct 10, 2011
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on Oct 4, 2010