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Sue Spielman

Sue Spielman is president and senior consulting engineer for Switchback Software LLC . Switchback Software provides a full range of software development and consulting services for enterprise business, web, and wireless applications. Sue is also the co-founder of Mobilogics LLC providing GPS/LBS solutions for mobile devices. Sue frequently speaks at industry conferences around the US and is the author of 'The Struts Framework: Practical Guide for Java Programmers', 'JSTL: Practical Guide for JSP Programmers', and 'The Web Conferencing Book'.

 

Articles

Sue Spielman's series on geospatial programming continues with an introduction to Location-Based Services (LBSes), complete with a J2ME MIDlet that can send its GPS-provided location to a servlet.
"Geospatial" data -- that which has to do with location or space -- is at the core of all kinds of interesting applications, particularly in the GPS-powered mobile space. In Part 1 of a series on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Sue Spielman and Tom Whitehill introduce the concepts of this...
Sue Spielman's introduction to the JSP Standard Tag Library continues, with a look at JSTL's XML parsing, internationalization, and SQL abilities.
The JSP Standard Tag Library allows page authors to make use of easy-to-learn, easy-to-use standard actions for common ways we deal with presentation.

Weblogs

For the past couple of years I've been hearing about
this really great conference in Denmark called
JAOO. It's a developer to developer...

We all know the feeling of post conference-idous, when you need to decompress from all of the exciting things you learned about and figure out what was real and what was just flat out cool. After...

This place is a riot. I met three people today that said, “Well I was only coming for Monday, but this is so cool I decided to stay for Tuesday. Now it’s Wednesday, and I think I’ll stay till...

There are times when it’s fun to be a geek, and then there are times when it’s great to be a geek. I go to a lot of conferences throughout the year, and I have to say, if there is only one...

O’Reilly has gathered quite the diverse crowd at the Emerging Tech conference this week taking place in San Diego. Where else could you be exposed to a digital democracy teach-in and relativistic...

I’ve been spending most of this week speaking on the J2EE 1.4 web foundation and the JSTL out in San Jose, CA at Borcon. Borland’s conference is...

I just got back from a weekend of speaking in Atlanta, GA at the No
Fluff Just Stuff
conference. I've missed the last...

Dear John…er...I mean Debugger:

I just got a phone call from a perfectly nice woman who proceeded to ask me about my company’s IT needs. While on the surface this could have been any number of solicitation calls that I get on a...

I'm lucky enough to live in the Denver area that has one of the top 25 JUGs in the world. Technically, I suppose that makes it one of the...

The development methodologies and tools we use to build software can also be applied to the way we do other things in our lives. Software development literally becomes part of who we are. How...

I’d like to take Eduardo‘s call to action one step further in terms of welcoming the non-English speaking international community to java.net. Java....