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John D. Mitchell

John D. Mitchell is the Chief Architect of Krugle -- a search engine for developers. Along with developing and rescuing distributed enterprise systems, John advises investors and executives on
technology and high-tech companies. Over the past 15 years, he has been
the CTO of ElasticMedia, HealthLogic.com, jGuru and the MageLang Institute.
John co-authored Making
Sense of Java: A Guide for Managers and the Rest of Us. He was the
founder and contributing editor of the Tips &
Tricks column at JavaWorld. John writes extensively on complex
systems, development processes, computer languages and protocols, open
source and intellectual property, and technological business risk
management.

 

Articles

This year's JavaOne conference attendence was about the same size as last year, with about 12,000 attendees, but the mood was upbeat. People are moving forward to make things happen. Barring some new huge shock to the system, author John Mitchell is taking this as a leading indicator that we've...

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Growing up, one of the things that I was taught was that embellishing was wrong. That was confusing to me since the actual...

What do you really look at when you're hiring people?

Eben Moglen heads up this new organization, the Software Freedom Law Center, to "provide provide legal representation and other law related services to...

Well, there's seems to be a fair bit of discussion lately about various approaches to making XML less of a bloated sack of protoplasm. Technically speaking there's a Sun article on talking about...

The Furious Purpose blog entry,Mock roles, not objects mentions a paper given at the last OOPSLA on...

MacWorld Expo 2005 is the consumer-focused show/exhibit/conference for all things related to Apple Computers. I've been going to the show for the last two years because Steve Jobs is funny as a...

Sun's Graham Hamilton has just announced the release of the Java Compatibility Kit (JCK) for J2SE under a...

My buddy Terence Parr just published an article on developerWorks called...

In Fartlek - Increasing your Sustainable Pace, Erik Meade uses the fartlek concept to talk about...

In Pumpkin Soup Dan wrote:

Before directing you to an essay on Language Oriented...

In Leftovers, Dan "Superman" Steinberg brings up the question of how to deal with reuse in this age of agile,...

Java J2SE v1.5.0, aka "Tiger", has been officially released by Sun.

Is this...

Security guru John Viega confronts the myths surrounding the security of open source software in his recent article:...

In the spirit of If you could get rid of one thing from Java..., if you could, what one thing about Java would you "fix"? This question is as...

In the spirit of If I could add one thing to Java, I'd like to know what one thing you would take out of Java, if you had...

My apologies for the somber note amidst the hype and hoopla over the upcoming JavaOne festivities.

Well, the earlier blather about the potential of open-sourcing Java seems to be squashed by...

Gee, could this be any more wishy-washy? This article in the Inquirer quotes Sun's Java Technology Evangelist, Raghavan Srinivas saying...

Bytonic Software has released their open-source (GPL'd) Java port of the Quake2 game engine, Jake2 v0.9.1...

Sam Pullara has done some work to help people run some of the Java v1.5 features on Mac OS X.

For the most part, SubEthaEdit is just a tidy little editor that runs only on Mac OS X. However, it's claim to fame is the fact that it...

The public review period for JSR 170: Content Repository for Java technology API is open now until July 19, 2004.

Vote for you favorite entries in Sun's JavaMasters programming contest. Voting closes at the end of this month.

Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.'s classic, The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering is the first selection for the...

Eweek is claiming that, in reponse to IBM's open-letter to Sun to open-source Java, unnamed sources at Sun are telling Eweek that...

Sun has released Gilad Bracha's Generics Tutorial.

According to this EWeek article, Sun has a promotion through June, 2004 wherein a purchase of Sun's...