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Community Manager

Sonya Barry has been with Java.net for several years - starting as an intern in grad school, moving to an engineering position after graduation, and has been the Java.net Community Manager since January 2009.

 

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We're almost done!  The vast majority of projects that have requested to move have gone live on the new site.  We've been working to lock down the rest of them and expect that to be done...

At long last, an update. 

I haven't said anything in a while, because there hasn't been much to say.  Work is happening.  About 400 projects have now been moved over to the...

The next wave of project migrations begins tonight.  This last couple of months have been quite a learning experience.  Things that seemed easy and straightforward became impossibly...

beta.java.net went live last night with a few projects from the GlassFish Community.  I've updated the help section to include ...

The new forums are looking good.  We've been doing quite a bit of testing internally, and we didn't find any showstoppers last week, but we also didn't have very many people come try them out...

Starting on Monday 10/4 we will have a test server set up with our new forums.  Why do we need new forums?  The Jive product we've been using was EOLed quite some time ago, is totally...

I meant to be blogging about JavaOne for the last few weeks, but time got away from me.  There are so many great things happening with Java.net and so many cool things scheduled for...

For several years now I've been involved in on-again, off-again plans to do a major upgrade to the site.  This time it's really happening.  People are working on building out the new...

First, CLS was an incredibly great weekend.  My job is weird enough that I went for a long time not knowing other people who really do what I do, and it's nice to know my peers and to watch...