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Terrence Barr

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Sun SPOT Giveaway at Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days

Posted by terrencebarr on January 15, 2008 at 1:43 AM PST

Ok, so this is really cool: We managed to get hold of a couple of Sun SPOT kits and we'll be giving them away at the community social event at the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days next week!

Do we need a Mobile Developer Alliance?

Posted by terrencebarr on January 9, 2008 at 2:34 AM PST

Update 1/17/08:

Happy New Year! And only three weeks to go ...

Posted by terrencebarr on January 2, 2008 at 6:45 AM PST

While I did try ;-) to take a much-needed break over the holidays I was still quite busy updating the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days web site with the latest information, speakers, and sessions.

Sun SPOTs triple-shot: Open sourcing, Podcast, and the Mobile & Embedded Developer Days

Posted by terrencebarr on December 21, 2007 at 1:38 AM PST

If you haven't noticed, Sun SPOTs are really starting to take off. I blogged about some developments a couple of months back but this month we have a "Sun SPOT triple-shot" for you!

Take our Mobile & Embedded Community survey

Posted by terrencebarr on December 17, 2007 at 3:19 AM PST

13 months after inception we're now really seeing the Mobile & Embedded Community taking off in a big way. Be it accesses to the site, code downloads, forum activity, or external contributions of code and entire projects ... all metrics are up and the rising level of interest is tangible.

Only 6 weeks to go: Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days countdown newsletter

Posted by terrencebarr on December 12, 2007 at 8:05 AM PST

Wow, time sure is passing fast. Just a little while ago January seemed so far away ... and now it's only 6 more weeks until the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days conference.

Databases for Java ME, part 2: Not just JavaDB but also Perst Lite

Posted by terrencebarr on December 7, 2007 at 3:22 AM PST

Updates 12/10/07:

Thanks for great Frankfurt Tech Days!

Posted by terrencebarr on December 6, 2007 at 1:38 AM PST

Just came back from the Tech Days in Frankfurt, Germany. Thanks to the organizational team and in particular Ulrike Werneck from Sun Germany for putting this together!

Developer Days: Last 24 hours for discounted registration!

Posted by terrencebarr on November 29, 2007 at 12:27 PM PST

If you've been procrastinating signing up for the Java Mobile and Embedded Developer Days conference - well, you've got just a little over 24 hours left. The early bird discounted rate of $175 ends November 30th.

The tide is turning

Posted by terrencebarr on November 28, 2007 at 12:38 PM PST

A while back I blogged about the importance of open access to technology, in particular to network infrastructure, protocols, and bandwidth ("Open technologies need open access"). Well, it seems like the tide is finally turning.