I was at the Google Campfire One event a few days ago where Google App Engine was officially launched. The whole thing was recorded. So, you didn't miss anything except for the *cold*. Good thing there were camp fires and hot chocolate. Brrrr! Anyway, it sounds like a real sweet and free web application hosting environment. The problem is the only runtime supported initially is Python. Read the full post to find out how you can help get Java runtime support added.
Although I was not officially attending this conference, I was given the opportunity to attend a portion of the conference. This was the first NoFluffJustStuff conference I have attended and what follows are my personal observations.
The No Fluff Just Stuff symposium series has announced the 2007 Rich Web Experience coming September 6-8 to San Jose, California. Special Java User Group Discount of $200 is available! The discount is good thru Monday, August 20th. See the full blog entry for details.