What do the following things have in common ?
Demos getting loaded on the machines
Scripts getting timed
Sessions getting rehearsed and re-rehearsed
Banners are getting hanged
Excitement building up amongst developers
San Francisco bracing for an ocean of developers -
not just Java this time
This is JavaOne guys!
At Sun, all this, and much more, is happening
for the past few weeks. We are...
on May 5, 2007
Here is a list of JavaOne sessions
that I plan to attend next week. With our
colleagues coming from all over the world, this plan will evolve. And then I
might meet some of you as well. This list ensures that I'm registered for the
session and secondly don't miss out on the regular ones :)
You can create your own schedule
here. And leave a comment on
the blog if I've missed any interesting ones....
on May 2, 2007
JavaOne 2007 is 18 days away and fever is building. Here is what's new at the
conference this year ...
(Monday, May7th) is a free, one-day event for open source and web
developers that delivers technical information on free and open source
projects including, NetBeans,
OpenJDK and the
Mobile & Embedded
Community. You can find more details about...
on Apr 19, 2007
JavaOne 2007 complete session
schedule is now available.
As I mentioned earlier,
this is going to be lots of fun. If you are interested in hearing about Sun's
Web services strategy, here is a compilation of all the related sessions:
Takes two to Tango: Java Web
Services and .NET Interoperability
Unleashing the Power of JAX-WS RI: Spring...
on Mar 9, 2007
Reminds me of "To Infinity and Beyond" by the famous Disney
Lightyear. A brief description
of Buzz Lightyear is:
"He's the ultimate good cop. Buzz proudly fights for all that is good
and pure in the universe. His toughest fight is against the greatest threat ever
known to the Galactic Alliance...the most nefarious force of evil in the
universe...the diabolical fiend...
on Dec 11, 2006
A new sample is added to WSIT samples that shows an enterprise Web service
enabling integration both within and across boundaries. This sample demonstrates
a price quotation service that provides list price to clients based on the
product identifiers. The client makes a request to a Retail Quote Service (RQS)
which then communicates with multiple Wholesale Quote Service (WQS) to get the...
on Aug 7, 2006
Sun and Microsoft on Project Tango at Sun
Developer Network Channel (SDN). SDN caught me and Kirill
at the Microsoft pod in the JavaOne 2006 pavilion
and talked to us about Project
Tango and how developers can have access to this content. If interested in
the content, you can view the video cast from 28:35 through 31:09.
Technorati: Javaone WSIT
on May 31, 2006
Read a brief summary of my talk (TS-5540,
Making Javaâ„¢ Technology-Based/.NET Web Services Interoperability Real) at JavaOne
this year here
by an audience. The slides
were posted earlier.
Technorati: Javaone WSIT
Web Services Interoperability
on May 30, 2006
I posted the list of sessions and labs as part of Project Tango in JavaOne
2006 earlier. It indeed got a lot of attention during
JavaOne this year (see further down). I posted a collection of articles talking
about Sun and Microsoft Web services interoperability effort earlier.
is another article published on ZDNet Japan covering Project Tango and how it
has fully embraced the keywords...
on May 30, 2006
versions of my J1 session (TS-5540,
Making Javaâ„¢ Technology-Based/.NET Web Services Interoperability Real) are now
available. The StarOffice version has speaker notes and animation as well.
on May 23, 2006
I attended Microsoft JavaOne party
Wednesday night. It was great to meet their developer evangelists (Jas, Nima and
Woody to name a few). I specifically spent some time with Mohammed
Akif who is a member of Microsoft Architecture Editorial Board. He is an
ex-Sun employee and used to be a Senior Java architect and co-authored several
Java books before joining Microsoft. I recommend reading his...
on May 18, 2006
We, at Sun Microsystems, have been working with Microsoft
for past several months on achieving interoperability between Java EE and .NET
technologies. Web Services
Interoperability Technology (WSIT, a.k.a Project
Tango) is Sun's Web services interoperability portal and provides all
information on that effort. Earlier yesterday, we gave a demonstration of our work so far in JavaOne
on May 17, 2006
JavaOne is 6 weeks away and I can
see the momentum building up within Sun for the slideware, demoware, machines
etc. As it gets closer, everything starts revolving around JavaOne. I've been
involved with Project
Tango since it's inception and here is the list of related technical
sessions and BoFs that will be presented:
on Mar 31, 2006
JavaOne is over and I'm back after our July shutdown. Although no vacation is
long enough, but it's nice to be back. It was great to meet (for the first time) in person Andrew
Layman, Simon Guest,
(all from Microsoft), Greg Pavlik
(Oracle), Sanjay Patil (SAP), Rags (Sun) among
others at JavaOne.
Here are the slides that I presented at JavaOne:
BOF-9061: Java APIs for XML Web...
on Jul 11, 2005
174 Technical Sessions
44 Hands-on Labs
8000-10000 people in the room
2000 in the overflow room
250,000 on the web
Moscone Center, Jun 27th, 2005, 9:00am
As always, John
Gage (Sun's Chief Researcher and Science Office Director) started
out with statistics and always a pleasure to hear him. Well, the last
one is mine :) Here is a front-page article
about the various...
on Jun 28, 2005
JavaOne is Jun 27 -
Wow, that's next week and just few more hours before the show begins. I'll
Gage keep track of the exact number of hours and provide interesting
statistics to wake up the crowd at 8:30am in the morning. A quick preview of the
conference is available here.
been reorganized to better align with developer needs. For instance, Tools
is an altogether...
on Jun 22, 2005
More details about Microsoft participation in JavaOne 2005 are now available. There is a full track dedicated to "Interoperability (Java and .NET)". To view the list of sessions, just select the track name. Currently there are 6 sessions and 2 BoFs in this track and The ServerSide post talks about some of them.
I'm a co-speaker with Sameer Tyagi on BOF 9911: Practical Interoperability Between...
on May 25, 2005
Here is what Scott McNealy said in a announcement on new identity specifications with Microsoft yesterday ...
-- quote --
McNealy noted that Microsoft will now be a sponsor of Sun's JavaOne conference this year. ``Who would have thought that Microsoft would be a sponsor of our JavaOne conference?'' he said.
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Check out the complete article in 5/14's Mercury News.
Here is a quote from...
on May 14, 2005