Someone posted an article on Hudson Wiki that explains how to drive Lava lamps based on Hudson build status.
I've done a bit of extreme feedback device myself, but the great thing about this article is that it doesn't require any electronics
I think this move is a bit like the one we did with JWSDP, for those of you who remember.
Java.net recently posted an article called "Top 50: Interview with Kohsuke Kawaguchi of the Hudson Project". I always enjoy doing this kind of things, because I can really say anything I want.
Ivy is an increasingly popular dependency management tool. It lets your (Ant) build script downloads library jars from other places, much like Maven. The part that I like about Ivy is that it doesn't try to be everything, unlike Maven.
Glen Smith apparently liked Hudson enough that he has done a Hudson talk to the Canberra JUG. His slides and audio are available for anyone. I wish if they could have recorded the whole thing to video.
JAXB RI just got one step closer to the world domination :-)
Vivek told me that Oracle shipped OC11J technology preview (OC4J is their application server), and that apparently bundles the JAXB RI.
I enjoyed talking to a lot of people during JavaOne, some I already knew and some I didn't.
I did two talks this year.
It's always when I'm super busy when I decided to work on random things that take too much time.