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Fernando Lozano

Fernando Lozano is an independent consultant who has worked with information systems since 1991. Among his customers are government agencies, chemical, banking and health-care corporations. He has a BA in computer science as well as many professional certifications in networking, databases and software development from Sun, IBM, Microsoft, LPI and Red Hat. He's also a counselor to the Linux Professional Institute Brazillian affiliate and associate edior at Java Magazine (Brazil), besides teaching operating aystems and object oriented programming college courses.

 

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During the latest days I've been fighting with my hosting provider because I tried to deploy Xwiki (xwiki.org) in my hosted web site. The core issue was XWiki requires that the web container...

Most Linux developers and sysadmins I talk to think JPackage is great, once they are introduced to the advantages of not having tons of copies of every jakarta-commons-whatever and having each...

The Java.Net Community Corner in the Java One Pavillion will feature a few talks of special interest for Linux developers, ranging from on Sun proprietary JVM and new JCP standards to F/OSS JVMs...

Remember last year's JavaOne NetBeans Day? It was more about JavaStudio than Creator. I hope this year we have an event centered on NetBeans itself and less on the closed forks maintained by Sun....

Sun itself is asking developers to test their apps with third-part JREs to ensure the Java platform remain compatible.

I must admit I'm having trouble figuring out the inner workings of the Eclipse ecosystem. Almost all main tool vendors participate in the project and you can find hundreds (if not thousands) open...

During the end of 2005 I had a customer who could not run a Java Applet on his desktops, despite having the latest update from Sun. And the desktops ran the fastest-growing OS and browser in the...

First of all, I have to admit that teaching in college was not the pleasant experience I expected it to be. I love teaching. But I found most students had no interest in what I was trying to teach...

JPackage (www.jpackage.org) is an Open Source Software project that aims to provide popular Java applications and libraries in a...

Last Saturday (November 19th) I went to OneDayJava 2005, an event hosted by Rio de Janeiro...

How to Make Java Suited For Desktop Apps.

Even if you manage to create a terrific first Swing app for your users, the second one will probably hurt you.

Joshua Marinacci's asked on...

In spite of all the rants about the need of open source Java, the open source / free software community itself is doing very little to make it real.

Not to disregard the efforts of the...

Before entering the subject of this post, let me introduce myself as the newest member of the group of Java.Net community leaders. I'm not here to replace Kevin in the Linux community, but to work...