Is cloud computing old wine in new bottles, a fundamental paradigm shift or a long awaited validation of "the network is a computer" that Sun has been professing for well over a decade?
As one of the original fans of "Java on client," the launch of the preview SDK at http://www.javafx.com is a step in reinvigorating Java on the client.
The recent encouraging work on Java deployment at https://jdk6.dev.java.net/6u10ea.html
with the complete rearchitecting of the Java plugins and appl
I just moderated a panel with the scripting gurus.
Sun Tech Days starts this year on Sep. 6th at Seattle. Check out
to get a peek at the agenda, check out the speaker roster and to register.
This event aimed primarily at architects and CIOs is something that I have been helping pull together.
In my very first customer engagement with a financial services company in Boston, I was told unequivocally that they needed to see much better interoperability between the platforms they had of which Java was predominant.
Developers have been rigging up their own solutions to make their systems interoperate until web services ushered in a promise of unprecendented interoperability.
As faithfully as the fall colors of New England come around this time of the year, it's time for the next installment of Sun Tech Days.
Details of the track is at
with a kickoff session featuring high profile speakers from both Sun and Microsoft as featured in Graham's blog.
I attended the session on Netbeans . It talked about 3.6 and future versions.
Day 2 and counting down. I have been invited by the Computer Society in India and we're trying to finalize a topic for the talk.