Pardon me for blogging this, but I feel the need to rant a bit about the SCO/Linux flap...
Greg Wilkins' critique of the Java Servlet Specification v2.4.
Hilarious!!! ;-) After JavaOne 2003, I brought the Duke trophy (Duke’s Choice Award for Massive Scale) to Brazil and I had a very nice surprise when I was returning to my office and saw a strange scene in the corner: a whole family of Dukes waiting to cross the street to visit their relatives. Immediately I got my camera enabled mobile phone and took a shoot. See the picture…
Sun might decide to join the Eclipse community after all. But will doing so help the Eclipse project, or entangle it in the standards quagmire?
If I were to write a high level object to represent government in Java, what would it look like?
I just finished with geek heaven week in Keystone Colorado. The conference is over and I had a blast. From meeting others with a passion for the same stuff I love to having a chance to go to a lot of really good presentations. This was a great week!
Speaking in Atlanta this weekend helped me to find a new resource for my bookshelf.
The Java Community Process's is supposed to produce "high quality specifications ... using an iterative review process that allows an ever-widening audience to review and comment on the document" JSR-215 should make that a reality.
Everybody know java is a slang for coffe. But is it coffe the only JBeverage? Not really...
If you work around London and fancy meeting some other like-minded techies, feel free to pop along to the next London Java Meetup.
A Java developer asked what I think about weblogs, who I think should be using weblogs, and if I knew where one can go to start blogging. Here is my answer.
The three principle features of object-oriented languages are encapsulation, polymorphism, and inheritance. How we rank them in importance influences our use of OO.
Outsourcing and foreign workers bring unfamiliar competition to US software engineers and there comfortable positions. This still does not mean that outsourcing is the magical cost cutting sword and will solve the age old software crises.
As a former H1-B visa holder I have to respond to Sue's web log here at Java.net about the abolition of high-tech visas and outsourcing
The JCP is one of the most important institutions of the Java world. Trough this process, we try to work together to define the Java standards that are important to our day to day activities. This is also one of the most important topics to be discussed by our community.
Joshua returns from the beach refreshed and full of questions.
You may not be able to socialize me (just ask my inlaws or come on my next extended family vacation), but at least socialize my development tools.
With apologies to SNL, a report from Bill at Sun's roving developer conference
This is the last week for community review on JSR 215, a much anticipated JSR that will change the JCP process, making life easier for spec leads and experts groups. So, if you want to express your opinion, this is your last chance.
The word Agile is getting overloaded. Does it really have a definition anymore?