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#javaone Community Keynote – Java and Innovation Panel – Call for Questions!
As I noted last week, I’ll be moderating a “Role of Java in Innovation” panel during the community keynote. It’s on Thursday at 9am in the Continental Ballroom (same room the exhibit hall has been all week). We have a … Continue reading
#javaone Community Keynote Panel on ‘Role of Java in Innovation’
During the Community Keynote next Thursday at JavaOne, I’ll be leading a panel on “The Role of Java in Innovation.” The goal is to highlight just a few of the many segments where Java is front and center in Innovation. What are … Continue reading
Even Flow – Java Embedded at #JavaOne
As I mentioned back in the spring, one thing that surprised me about my first year in the Java organization is it’s breadth. As a long time “enterprise Java guy”, I had underestimated the global and technological reach of Java … Continue reading
Sponsoring Some Eclipse Foundation Hardware
I’m happy to announce that Oracle has become a hardware sponsor for EclipseCon Europe 2012. I highly encourage other organizations to do the same, if not for this EclipseCon, then at any time in the future. Having funding to support … Continue reading
On CloudBees and adopting OpenJDK
Awesomesauce. I just wanted to do a quick hat-tip to the folks at CloudBees for making it easy for their customers to do build and test using early builds of OpenJDK. I’ve not dug deeper into their offering than Nicolas’ … Continue reading
(belated) Congrats to the Eclipse Ecosystem!
A bit belated, but I’d just like to throw out my $0.02 of congratulations to everyone in the Eclipse ecosystem for another on-time release train. It’s been said 1000 times, but bears repeating at least 1000 more — one of … Continue reading
Quick Links related to linux leap second issue (especially for Java users)
Wired ran a highly circulated article last night regarding a leap second issue that quickly caused a number of popular websites to have issues, including Reddit and Mozilla. Java was mentioned – as one might expect from such a highly … Continue reading
#OpenJDK interview in Java Magazine – direct link, no reg required.
I saw a few comments about the OpenJDK Interview I did in the most recent Java magazine, and some concern friends raised that it’s a “register to read” publication. I highly recommend Java magazine to anyone in the Java Community, … Continue reading
One year back at Oracle and my first year of #openjdk
Today marks the end of exactly one year since I started back at Oracle, working on OpenJDK and other things. It’s been a heck of a year, and a lot has changed. Many things I thought would be hard, turned … Continue reading
Diversity in Action – #OpenJDK PowerPC ports proposed by SAP and IBM
Volker Simonis, from SAP, posted to the OpenJDK-Discuss mailing list yesterday a proposal to start a project for PowerPC ports (AIX/Linux) in OpenJDK, driven jointly with IBM. I think the technical and community benefits of this are self evident – … Continue reading