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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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According to a NYTimes article, the US administration has decided not to use the SERVE e-voting...

Whitespace is a language whose syntax comprises only the whitespace characters space, tab, and linefeed...

Sun is surveying Java folks about developer demographics and what they want in the 2004 JavaOne conference. If you think it might actually help get Sun to make a better JavaOne show then...

Four security experts, including David Wagner and Avi Rubin, have published their critique of the so-called Secure Electronic Registration and...

In Testing MVC actions, mock objects and code coverage, Simon Brown wonders aloud about how to think about the issue of code coverage via tests....

"Mr. Ed" deconstructs the all too common tendency of developers to make horrendously vague propositions in his Basic Critical...

I recently wrote about Lego killing Mindstorms. It seems that Lego just put out a...

Yahoo news reports that Lego is going to kill off the geekily...

Deepa Kandaswamy articulates his "seven reasons why women in technology remain invisible..." in Talibanism in Technology.

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Luckily for us, Steve Jobs debuted the iPod mini in his MacWorld 2004 conference keynote. It's tiny and very slick. Even better, the control felt...

Rather than being forced to register at JavaLobby to be able to get access to the release, you can download the Java 2 SDK,...

Greg Wilkins, creator of the open-source Jetty servlet engine, spouts off in his blog about why he thinks...

Jim Cushing talks about three phases in his Personal Progress blog today: Inquisitive, Complacent, and Emboldened.

I often find it more...

Philip Brittan blogs about his various articles dealing with Security Strategies.

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Erik Hatcher writes Velocity: Fast Track to Templating -- a nice and quick introduction to the Apache Group's...

Here are a couple of recent articles with recommendations of Java exception handling practices...

From onjava.com, Gunjan Doshi gives us his...

The Hibernate project has released version 2.1 of their open-source (LGPL) object/relational persistence system. Hibernate v2.1's claims to fame are Query-...

Earlier this week, I blogged about Microsoft phasing out products which depend on Java. Well, the agile marketing arm of Microsoft has flexed its...

There's a big thread over on /. about the...

The Poetry of Programming is an interview with coding poet (or "poetic coder"?) Richard Gabriel. Check it out.

Microsoft is citing the settlement over Java with Sun as the reason that Microsoft is pulling the plug on a number of versions of various products....

Check out Dating Design Patterns for a refreshing take on just how powerful and useful patterns can be.

Dan Steinberg mentions:

Well, Sun is releasing their so-called Java Desktop System this week. What, exactly, is the "Java Desktop System"? Plain and simple...

Bob Martin starts a raucous discussion when he states that...