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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 jxta.org and runs several open sorce projects including jxta-remote-desktop here at java.net. Daniel's latest book is JXTA: Java P2P Programming, but he also writes articles for java.sun.com 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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Project Graduation of ienjinia

Posted by turbogeek on January 11, 2005 at 1:13 PM PST

What is the first thing you think about when you imagine teaching software development? Games, right? Project IENJINIA emulates an 80's video games console. This is done for two reasons. First, games, is rather simple as are the types of game design possible. The second is that the emulator is a very simple platform for exploring programming.

New Projects at GELC for January, 10 2005

Posted by turbogeek on January 10, 2005 at 12:53 AM PST

The Global Education and Learning Community welcomes its first projects of 2005.

GELC New Projects Nov 10th

Posted by turbogeek on December 29, 2004 at 1:32 PM PST

It's time to welcome new projects into the community. They need help and volunteers to get things going. Please email there owners and ask how you can help.

Murphy's Law and Open Source Software Development

Posted by turbogeek on December 29, 2004 at 9:31 AM PST

Q: Why do open source projects fail?
A: Because failure is easy.

You may run an open source project or a part of one. Odds are, things are not as rosy as you expected. Where are the volunteers? Where is the community? How can I make this project succeed?

New projects at GELC: JXTA P2P Bioinformatics and Neural Networks

Posted by turbogeek on December 14, 2004 at 8:03 AM PST

Two more projects have been added to the Global Education and Learning Community (GELC) at java.net. This week we have a new project based on JXTA P2P for bioinformatics. The second project is neural networks that will help categorize poems after their authors.

GELC New Projects Nov 10th

Posted by turbogeek on December 8, 2004 at 12:23 PM PST

It's time to welcome new projects into the community. They need help and volunteers to get things going. Please email there owners and ask how you can help.

New Education Projects at GELC

Posted by turbogeek on December 8, 2004 at 12:14 PM PST

Many more projects have been added to the Global Education and Learning Community (GELC) at java.net. Again we have quite a mix from a student's exploration into Java, a Tapestry project and even an attempt to create a web interface in the style of one of my favorite BBC programs "Connections" (have James Burke drop me an email if you know him).

New projects for Nov 22nd in Education and Learning Community at Java.net

Posted by turbogeek on November 26, 2004 at 11:34 PM PST

First, this is about as remote a blog as I have ever done. I am currently outside Johannesburg in South Africa. Sadly I am pre-paying for broadband by the hour and need to keep logging out of the internet connection. I am here to teach UML to business analysts. So far, South Africa looks a bit like North Texas.

Graduation in the Global Education & Learning Community October, 28th 2004

Posted by turbogeek on October 28, 2004 at 1:25 AM PDT

Graduation in the Global Education & Learning Community is upon us again. This time the fare is aimed at helping teachers teach with visualization tools. In addition, we have the New2Java project for newbie Java developers. The graduated project's descriptions and links are listed below.

Graduation in the Global Education & Learning Community October, 28th 2004

Posted by turbogeek on October 27, 2004 at 5:38 PM PDT

Graduation in the Global Education & Learning Community is upon us again. This time the fare is aimed at helping teachers teach with visualization tools. In addition, we have the New2Java project for newbie Java developers. The graduated project's descriptions and links are listed below.