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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.


turbogeek's blog

JXTA Yields an Application for P2P Backups

Posted by turbogeek on August 21, 2004 at 4:30 PM PDT

JXTATM For Business… Proven! A Community for Everyone

Posted by turbogeek on August 20, 2004 at 3:06 PM PDT

Here is an article by Dana Nourie that talks about the community. Recently Dana started New2Java, a project for developers to facilitate learning information about various Java technologies.

New Projects in the Education and Learning Community

Posted by turbogeek on August 18, 2004 at 11:08 PM PDT

The projects just keep on coming in the Java Education & Learning community (JELC). Here is this week's crop.

New Projects in the Education and Learning Community

Posted by turbogeek on August 11, 2004 at 9:33 PM PDT

Here are the new projects in within the JELC. Take a look and join their projects to help out.

Great article on Project Looking Glass

Posted by turbogeek on July 29, 2004 at 3:23 PM PDT

Behind The Scenes of Project Looking Glass by Will Iverson -- Project Looking Glass, highlighted in Scott McNealy's JavaOne keynote, is a 3D desktop environment that uses Java and hardware graphics acceleration to deliver a new kind of user experience. And now, it's open source.

Graduation Day in the Education and Learning Comunity

Posted by turbogeek on July 28, 2004 at 3:40 AM PDT

It's graduation time! The following projects have graduated from the incubator. Below are t descriptions of the projects: edu-research. cve

CVE visual sentence

Save P2P by stopping the INDUCE Act.

Posted by turbogeek on July 26, 2004 at 3:16 AM PDT

I just received an email from Ray Gao of Apparently the lobbyists are at it again. This time your MP3 player is at risk. This also opens the door to a lot of other anti-P2P shenanigans from other companies. The INDUCE Act is just plain bad to the bone.

JavaOne - Day four - 4 - IV - t-shirts via P2P and bling for users

Posted by turbogeek on July 1, 2004 at 3:16 PM PDT

The awards were given out at the end of the main session today. The winners were "The Cyclists". I got to speak to the developer of the software. Silly me forgot to write down his name, but he can be reached at mrjava @ and the web site is (site is not up yet).

JavaOne - Day Three - More friends, JXTA, epackaging of an app server and open source

Posted by turbogeek on July 1, 2004 at 2:19 AM PDT


We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them - Albert Einstein

A Paper Airplane made of JXTA

JavaOne - Day Two - The Rise of Buzz

Posted by turbogeek on June 29, 2004 at 11:18 PM PDT

Today we got to see the sunny side of Scott McNealy at the keynote today. I have to admit that I like to hear that man talk. The key thing that he said that got my attention was that there were 14,000 developers at JavaOne. That is almost like before the crash!