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Terrence Barr

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M&E Community Growth: 180 projects, almost 20,000 activities per month!

Posted by terrencebarr on September 5, 2008 at 3:20 AM PDT


I've been wanting to post data on the growth of the M&E Community for some time now ... but somehow I always got distracted trying to pull together the stats.

Mobile Distillery training in Bay Area, Sept 16th

Posted by terrencebarr on August 31, 2008 at 9:43 PM PDT

Tools-based parametric application development is an interesting and increasingly used approach to broaden the range of target devices and addressable market while lowering development and deployment costs.

Get real, Apple

Posted by terrencebarr on August 27, 2008 at 9:34 AM PDT

Things aren't going so well for the iPhone and Apple these days.

Fire Eagle updates from your Java phone

Posted by terrencebarr on August 26, 2008 at 7:42 AM PDT

fire-eagle.png With all the travel I'm doing lately I've been looking for a convenient way to keep people who are interested in getting in touch with me updated on my current whereabouts - I don't know about you but I prefer to get

News summary: JavaFX Preview SDK, new SDN articles

Posted by terrencebarr on August 18, 2008 at 11:18 AM PDT


A couple of news items have piled up over the last few days that I briefly want to bring to your attention:

Call for Papers: Mobile and Embedded Developer Days #2

Posted by terrencebarr on August 18, 2008 at 6:02 AM PDT


  • M3DD has been moved from November 08 to January 09 ... please check the date below

After the very successful first installment of the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days in January of this year ... we're doing it all over again!

Comparing LWUIT and JavaFX Mobile

Posted by terrencebarr on August 17, 2008 at 11:15 PM PDT


LWUIT released as open source!

Posted by terrencebarr on August 14, 2008 at 7:40 PM PDT


Back from vacation ... stay tuned for big news tomorrow!

Posted by terrencebarr on August 13, 2008 at 4:54 AM PDT

I just got back from vacation ... a quiet and relaxing two weeks in a cottage in Sweden by the Baltic Sea, with our own beach and boat. Loved it! No email, no meetings, just kicking back and relaxing. On the downside I had almost 2000 emails in my inbox on return. Sigh - I guess work always catches up with you sooner or later ;-)

Just released! phoneME Feature MR3

Posted by terrencebarr on July 25, 2008 at 1:10 AM PDT

newsflash-757208.jpg Dear Community,