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Jim Hurley

Jim Hurley is a senior engineering manager at Sun Microsystems where he is managing and leading the Jini Community, an open and global group of companies, organizations, universities, and individual developers working with and advancing Jini technology. He has over 20 years of experience in the computer industry in a variety of management and engineering roles.


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Java City

Posted by jhurley on May 10, 2007 at 10:48 PM PDT

Taking a little break from the conference to recharge, I took a walk this morning on the Embarcadero (down by the Bay), and lo and behold -- ran across "Red's Java House".

Session Review: TS-8434 Ajax Push (Comet) with JBI

Posted by jhurley on May 10, 2007 at 9:21 PM PDT

I attended the session TS-8434: Ajax Push (a.k.a. Comet) with Java Business Integration (JBI) this afternoon. Here's a report...

Photo Op - a Blackbox in Moscone

Posted by jhurley on May 9, 2007 at 5:34 PM PDT

In what has to be the most photographed item at JavaOne this year.. there is a Blackbox inside the JavaOne Pavilion at the Moscone Center.


Sweet Caroline

Posted by jhurley on May 8, 2007 at 6:52 PM PDT

There's a small presence at JavaOne... but an advanced research project at Sun, "Project Caroline", is gaining some *real* interest at the conference.

"Sliders gone Wild!" -- Notes from the Opening Keynote

Posted by jhurley on May 8, 2007 at 12:22 PM PDT

John Gage (as tradition dictates) did his usual great job opening the conference, and handed off to Rich Green to run the show. Rich had executives from Ericsson, NASDAQ, Sony, etc join him on stage for announcements and tales on how they're using Java.

Some notes from the announcements:

* NetBeans

Opening Day... My Top Five Session Picks

Posted by jhurley on May 7, 2007 at 5:50 PM PDT

I'm really looking forward to the opening keynote tomorrow, and getting this year's conference started. It's been great already running into many familiar faces (some of which you only see once a year at JavaOne) around the Moscone Center and San Francisco.

On the Eve - Jini Meetup at the Bear (Mon 8pm)

Posted by jhurley on May 7, 2007 at 3:12 PM PDT

In or around San Francisco this evening? Interested in distributed computing, Jini, or just having a pint? ;-) In what seems to be turning into an 'annual' gathering at the Thirsty Bear Brewing Company... we'll be having an informal Meetup to kick off JavaOne week.

Hey EuroOSCON! We're planning on leaving the place "messy"!

Posted by jhurley on September 13, 2006 at 5:48 AM PDT

[As background: Brussels is 'the place to be' the next couple of weeks... the
10th Jini Community Meeting" is underway and taking place September 13th and 14th.

Jini in the City of Beer

Posted by jhurley on August 16, 2006 at 8:33 PM PDT


"Will the slides be available?"

Posted by jhurley on May 17, 2006 at 4:44 PM PDT

One great improvement at this year's conference (at least for me)... is the availability of presentations online.