Brian Marick's recent blog laments that the adolescence of computers is almost over, and we're doomed to the stagnation of adulthood. Brian's high school memories are a bit fonder then my own ;-)
Javapedia is killing itself by erecting unnecessary barriers to entry. It should be easy to locate and it should be easy to search. These things are critical to achieving critical mass. Here are three steps to happiness.
2.3.1a release ... built on jdnc, freetts, jnlp, ogg-vorbis and jxta for good measure.
This week we are getting another wide range of new projects from supporting education to robotics. Check out the project descriptions below and join the ones that interest you. edumis - Make a serious of java class for exam administration. edumis - Make a serious of java class for exam administration. jotazul - Learning POO in an Object Oriented Java IDE. pide - Portable Interface Display Environment JRobotics - JRobotics for robotics fans and researchers
It's difficult picking the correct tool for the job
Share recipes, taste samplers, explore ideas. It's a good thing.
My discussion with an experienced but disillusioned Java programmer
You have the power to be able to think that no creature has ever thought. Be the one!
Mark Proctor, the Drools project's most energetic developer, has uploaded the long-awaited XSD files for the many flavors of DRL syntax. This will allow new developers to validate their DRL files and further reduce the overall headache of learning DRL. A hundred thousand thanks to Mark Proctor!
Daniel gets to meet the new Board and is reminded of the wisdom of his great grandfather, "Desert Steve" Ragsdale.
Another perspective of C# vs. Java
Your community in action: The Java Education & Learning advisory board to meet for the first time. The advisory board is meeting this week in Palo Alto to talk about the JELC and how to make it a primary force for education and life long learning.
With new projects at java.net come new questions. But sometimes they are really old questions that need new answers. Today the question was, how do you manage an open source project here? Read on to see what the basics are.
We have a new set of graduates from the JELC incubator! Take a look at these cool projects.
Try to imagine what people are using Java for in the education and research world. Then think again, because this list of new projects is amazing. From NASA to pictures, there are some very interesting ideas here. Take a look at the current harvest from the Education and Learning Community (JELC).
Some managers rely on instant messaging and BlackBerry in lieu of planning.
If you could, what one thing about Java would you fix?
I moved JDigraph from sourceforge to http://jdigraph.dev.java.net . Here's what I learned while moving.
When doing UI development, information architecture is a technique to keep in mind.