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Sun Microsystems is a platinum sponsor of  acts_as_conference. Why another Rails conference ? Only one track - so you never have to juggle your schedule and you can attend all the sessions, if you like Great speaker lineup - meet die hard Rails fans Only $100 registration Sunny and beautiful Orlando (better than San Francisco Bay Area this time of the year :) Venue is right in front...
on Feb 4, 2008
My friend's daughter got a family assignment from school to commemorate 100th day in school. If each letter in the English alphabet is assigned a weight corresponding to it's position (e.g. "a" is 1, "b" is 2, ... "z" is 26) then she was supposed to collect 10 words whose letters sum total to 100. They spent last 1.5 days and found only 3 words and were discussing...
on Feb 3, 2008
As mentioned earlier, I presented on "Rails powered by GlassFish & jMaki" at South Bay Ruby Meetup yesterday. The slides are available here. The demos showed in the talk are listed below: screencast #web9 - Create standalone and shared WARs that can be deployed on GlassFish GlassFish v3 gem - Create a simple Rails app and run it using GlassFish gem instead of WEBrick or...
on Jan 30, 2008
I'll be speaking on "Rails powered by GlassFish & jMaki" at South Bay Ruby Meetup on Jan 29 (Tuesday) @ 7pm. Read more details here. You'll learn: How GlassFish provides an easy-to-use and production-quality development and deployment environment for your JRuby-on-Rails applications ? How GlassFish is a "green" alternative for deploying JRuby-on-Rails...
on Jan 26, 2008
What is GlassFish and Why GlassFish ? How community is an important aspect ? How is it different and better than other alternatives ? If you would like any (or more) of these questions answered, then the upcoming GlassFish Day in Hyderabad, India will provide answers to all of them. This is our first such event in India and we are excited! There will be presentations and demos...
on Jan 22, 2008
Are you a GlassFish community member ? Then consider putting one of the following buttons on your blog, website, attach as your email signature or anything you like. And if your website is powered by GlassFish, then add the following button: The complete collection of buttons, and the associated code, is available on GlassFish Buttons. Leave a comment on this blog if you do...
on Jan 21, 2008
Here are my tentative travel plans for the next 3 months: Event Dates Location Partner Preso Jan 23 Fairfax, Virginia Partner Preso Jan 24 Little Rock, Arkansas Rails for All Feb 8-9 Orlando, Florida Sun Tech Days Feb 27-29 Hyderabad, India Ajax World Mar 18-20 New York The Server Side Java Symposium Mar 26-28 Las Vegas Stop by and say hello if you are at any of the locations!...
on Jan 18, 2008
Developer.com 2008 Awards are announced - NetBeans, GlassFish Metro and Java SE 6 get good ones. My nominations were announced here and I've recreated the table here along with the winners.  Category My Selection Winner Technology Rich Internet Applications Ajax Framework Java SE 6 √ Development Tool NetBeans IDE √ Development Utility Apache Ant Mozilla Firefox...
on Jan 16, 2008
As mentioned earlier, we have recruited a new student under Sun Campus Ambassador Program. Meet Agraj Mangal - a student of Masters of Computer Applications  (equivalent to MS Computers but a 3 year program) from Delhi University. He has already started a blog - Kreativity Personified. If you are a student and would like to learn about Sun technologies then...
on Jan 10, 2008
I presented on GlassFish and related technologies (Metro, JRuby-on-GlassFish and jMaki) at the Department of Computer Science, Delhi University last week. The slides are available here. The talk was very well attended with approximately 120 students and 4 faculty members. The students were pretty excited and had great a interactive session.   Being an alumni of the school (many...
on Dec 14, 2007
A book on GlassFish: "Java EE 5 Development using GlassFish Application Server" by David Heffelfinger, was released last month. The publisher sent a courtesy copy for review, thank you for that. I read good part of the book on my several flights in past two weeks. First of all, I'd like to thanks the author, publisher and rest of the team for writing this book....
on Dec 11, 2007
It's that time of the year, time to cast your vote for the favorite product of the year. The voting ends Dec 21. In order to make it easy for you, here are my choices :) Category My Selected Product Technology Rich Internet Applications Framework Java SE 6 Development Tool NetBeans IDE Development Utility Apache Ant Web Service Development Tool or Add-in Project jMaki...
on Dec 10, 2007
I presented on GlassFish and related technologies (Metro, JRuby-on-GlassFish and jMaki) at the Department of Computer Science, Delhi University earlier this week. A more detailed blog describing that visit will be published later. But this blog is an attempt to create a summary of the main efforts that Sun has to offer to academic institutions. The complete portfolio of Sun programs and solutions...
on Dec 7, 2007
Nov 3rd was the Community Day events as part of Sun Tech Days, Beijing. GlassFish, Open Solaris and NetBeans Day were conducted as part of the event. This blog provides a report on GlassFish Day. The GlassFish Day started with approximately 100 people in the room. I personally enjoyed the entire day because I had to give only a 10 minute welcome session and no other talks :) However the emphasis...
on Nov 6, 2007
One of the Sun Tech Days event is "Talent Show". It allows the conference attendees to demonstrate their non-technical skills on the stage. It was first introduced 5 years ago and became so popular that it's now part of the regular agenda. Attendees do all sort of things - typically juggling, dancing, singing, wiggling ears, whistling and I remember the winner at...
on Nov 2, 2007
Last day of 2006 and a lot got accomplished, either directly or indirectly, during the year: Web Services Interoperability Technology (WSIT) is making interoperability between Java- and .NET 3.0-based Web services a reality. A stable version of WSIT is available via GlassFish and a nightly version can be downloaded here. Two milestones were released with an astounding...
on Dec 31, 2006
On the second anniversary of Microsoft and Sun entering into a broad technology collaboration, Microsoft exceeded expectations on this relationship when they decided to join the Java Community Process (JCP). JCP is an open and participative process to develop and revise the Java technology specifications, reference implementations and test suites. The exact details of their participation are...
on Mar 31, 2006
If you've been reading my blogs (java.net and sun.com) and would like to know more about me, read my front page interview at java.sun.com. Thanks a lot to the folks involved for giving me this space.
on Mar 16, 2006
An RSS feed of Sun bloggers is available here.
on May 26, 2005
Found this useful link on Sun's blogging policy in an always useful Tim Bray's blog. Actually I found this linked from Jonathan Schwartz's blog where he welcomed IBM's decision to permit company employees to blog and offered them Sun's blogging as a template for their own.
on May 16, 2005