After months of dormancy, I resurrect my Java.net blog.
At the top of Today's To Do List: 1) send out notifications for accepted, alternate and declined JavaOne technical sessions...
It isn't holiday excitement that I am experiencing right now, but the thrill of having nearly 1400 papers to review for the 2006 JavaOne Conference.
There are two experiences in my life that caused me such embarassment that though years have passed, when I reflect back upon them for more than a few seconds, I find myself subconciously curling up into the fetal position with a pained expression burned into my face. These are *not* those experiences.
Project Looking Glass had no trouble filling rooms to capacity.
The hands on labs turned out to quite popular at JavaOne Tokyo.
Joshua Marinicci and Scott Violet describe how a few new layout managers can save coding time and trouble.
A note from my JavaOne Tokyo keynote, in which I muse about whether languages are really where the action is...
Special guests Joshua Bloch and Neal Gafter introduce their latest book "Java Puzzlers" to the JavaOne audience.
A trip to the restroom prompts thoughts of Java accessibility.
Scott Violet and Hans Muller wow the audience with Extreme GUIs.
The first keynote address outlines Sun's strategy in Java ME, SE, and EE.
Share your thoughts about JavaOne Tokyo in this new java.net forum.
NetBeans Day in Tokyo plays to a tough crowd, but I think they liked it.
Although the official conference starts tomorrow, you can get a headstart on JavaOne Tokyo '05 by attending the NetBeans Software Day WorldTour meeting on Nov 7.
I'm not a geek, I'm not a geek, I'm not a geek.
Trying to find your way around the International Forum? Use this map to find out just how lost you are.
Interested in 2005 JavaOne session audio, slides, and transcripts? They are now free to Sun Developer Network members. SDN memberships are free.
A last minute check of my reservation leaves me without a room for JavaOne. Forget the fancy online reservation systems...this requires a good, old fashioned, direct phone call.
JavaOne Keynotes start on Nov 8, kicked off by the çˆ¶ (father) of J2EE, Mark Hapner.