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Terrence Barr

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Wow, time sure is passing fast. Just a little while ago January seemed so far away ... and now it's only 6 more weeks until the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days conference.

Just came back from the Tech Days in...

If you've been procrastinating signing up for...

A while back I blogged about the importance of open access to technology, in particular to network infrastructure, protocols, and bandwidth (...

Things are really coming together for the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days conference. Here is a brief news-flash:

John Muchow did an interview with me for his site 360Mobile.us. I like it! Thanks John.

As for the...

Just came across this c|net article titled "Sun starts bidding adieu to mobile-specific Java"  (see also a slanted and...

Jonathan Knudsen is an accomplished technical writer who has published dozens of books and articles on Java and Java ME over the years.

I just returned from two days in Madrid, Spain, attending and speaking at the "Open Source in Mobile" (OSiM) conference.

At the end of the day external participation is what makes or breaks an open source community. The virtuous cycle of open source, external participation and contributions, leveraging each other's...

In one of our recent podcasts we interviewed Rick Hillegas from the Apache Derby project (also known as...

As many of you may know the Java language and runtime concept was born as part of Sun's "Green project" in the early nineties. The Java platform was originally designed to fit the needs...

Summertime is slow, seems like lots of people are on vacation these days. Still, the Mobile Services Architecture (MSA or...

Open source at Sun is here to stay ... the open sourcing of Java SE, EE, and ME should prove that beyond a doubt. But how does that translate into a business strategy that drives value for Sun?...

One of our newest community members, Stefan Saftescu, posted this question on our phoneME forum. Java on the iPod...

I blogged about SunSPOTs a few weeks back. The topic is actually heating up a lot these days and, while...

To make a technology truly useful, accessible, adaptable, and innovative in a way that impacts our lives profoundly there are two fundamental prerequisites: First, the technology itself (the...

If you haven't had a chance to listen to the just-published podcast with...

The Sun Developer Network (SDN) is a treasure-trove of information for developers.  It has a large section on mobility and mobile technology which gets...

Jazoon is an international conference on Java technology and it's happening this week in Zurich, Switzerland. I'll be giving talk #1840 on...

SunSPOTs are tiny Java-powered embedded sensor- and control platforms.

An update/addition to yesterday's JavaOne 2007 wrap-up post: