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Daniel Brookshier

Daniel Brookshier (A.K.A. Turbogeek) is a freelance consultant, speaker, author, and Java Geek since Java 1.0. Daniel is one of the core members at and runs several open sorce projects including jxta-remote-desktop here at Daniel's latest book is JXTA: Java P2P Programming, but he also writes articles for and P2PJournal where he is an editor. Daniel's blog covers the P2P world, tips, tricks, and musings on Java and JXTA.


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Open Source Events at JavaOne & close to 150,000 members & GELC Celebrates new projects

Posted by turbogeek on June 23, 2005 at 8:03 AM PDT

Before I talk about the new projects in the Global Education and Learning Community(GELC) , let me talk abut JavaOne,, and FREE (as in some events include free beer) Open Source community events.

Yes, another Apple/Intel Blog... and you want to read this one.

Posted by turbogeek on June 17, 2005 at 1:20 PM PDT

In his blog, John Kheit, gives us some very interesting points about Apple's switch to Intel.

Project Spotlight SchoolClipse

Posted by turbogeek on June 10, 2005 at 8:47 AM PDT


Project Name: schoolclipse

Summary: School management (Eclipse rich client application)

Owner Name: Stavros S. Kounis

City: Thessaloniki

Country: Greece

New book "Java Generics and Collections" added to GELC for pre-publication help

Posted by turbogeek on June 3, 2005 at 12:04 PM PDT

Phil Wadler and Maurice Naftalin are writing a book titled "Java Generics and Collections", to be published by O'Reilly Media, Inc. Their project in the Global Education and Learning Community (GELC) at is for the book's technical review. They are posting draft chapters for download and comment by members that join the project.

Students to win prizes and fame today in Amsterdam for writing J2ME applications for Ricoh

Posted by turbogeek on June 3, 2005 at 7:35 AM PDT

The winners of the Ricoh & the Sun Java[tm] Platform Powered by U contest will announced June 3rd.

Want to have your brain explode? Meet Me at JavaOne

Posted by turbogeek on May 31, 2005 at 11:33 PM PDT

Meeting people is always interesting (frightening sometimes, but interesting). Meeting people that you know from the internet is very interesting. I can not remember meeting one person that seemed like they did on the internet.

Project Graduation of TapestryWebcomponentExamples from Global Education & Learning Community Incubator

Posted by turbogeek on May 23, 2005 at 12:00 AM PDT

Project Graduation and Project Spotlight Interview with John Reynolds, project owner of TapestryWebcomponentExamples

New Projects in the GELC for May 16th, 2005

Posted by turbogeek on May 16, 2005 at 7:38 PM PDT

We have four new projects are in the Global Education and Learning Community (GELC). This week we have a project about optimization, a mind map for Java concepts, an open source factory modeler, and an IDE for the creation and study of Evolutionary Algorithms.

Project Spotlight: Zemberek- Turkish NLP and Turkish OpenOffice Spellchecker

Posted by turbogeek on May 14, 2005 at 11:47 PM PDT

Project Spotlight Interview with Ahmet Akin of project Zemberek.

JavaOne Community Corner

Posted by turbogeek on May 13, 2005 at 4:37 PM PDT

Have you ever wished there was real focus on open source at JavaOne? Well, we have heard the call and are putting open source on stage all week long at JavaOne. Every day in the JavaOne Pavilion we are running mini talks on projects in the community. The talks will be about 20 minutes long and run throughout the day.