Posted by editor
on September 11, 2011 at 11:41 AM PDT
Two days ago, I looked at the calendar and realized with surprise that I'll be on a plane to San Francisco for JavaOne in just three weeks! Time to start getting ready. Having missed last year's JavaOne, there's lots of catching up I'd like to do with lots of people at JavaOne 2011...
Two days ago, I looked at the calendar and realized with surprise that I'll be on a plane to San Francisco for JavaOne in just three weeks! Time to start getting ready. Having missed last year's JavaOne, there's lots of catching up I'd like to do with lots of people at JavaOne 2011. I know from past experience that the conference is going to fly by, and I don't want to rely solely on chance for meeting up with people. So, I'd like to arrange in advance times when I'll meet some people for informal chats. As we chat, I'll take notes, and ultimately I'll include it all in a java.net blog.
These really will be informal chats, and they can be about any pertinent topic. The main topic of conversation is your choice -- it can be the recent Java core releases, the broad direction of Java's progress, new JVM languages, open source projects you're working on, active JSRs -- you name it: if you want to talk about it, I'm game for chatting with you.
So, if you're interested in arranging an informal meeting with me at a time and place to be determined at JavaOne, contact me here, or send me (@kevin_farnham ) a message on Twitter.
See you at JavaOne 2011!
Since my last blog post , lots of people have posted new java.net blogs :
Our current java.net poll asks "Which JavaOne 2011 track interests you most (even if you're not attending)?" Voting will be open until Friday, September 16.
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After a few months of hard work, debugging and a lot of fun, the Jitsi team is proud to bring you our latest stable Jitsi build! Among the most notable changes this build brings we have: video calls to GTalk, calls to regular numbers via Google Voice, support for Skype’s SILK wideband codec and many more ...
Before that, we featured the Markus Eisele's Use Java 7! I am not kidding! :
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-- Kevin Farnham