It doesn't seem as if more than a month has passed since we first told you the JavaOne submissions deadline was November 21. But that day has come and many of us will be flooding the server with submissions and requests for team passwords and logins we have forgotten.
Kimmy the wonderwife doesn't even shake her head any more. She wakes up and finds me already at the computer working on a session proposal. "Oh," she says with mock surprise, "is today the deadline?" It's not even that I could not decide what I wanted to propose for this year. I've known for months. I just didn't get around to submitting it because ... well, because it wasn't the last minute yet.
So, I have to cut this daily look at the java.net homepage short today so that I can crank out my BOF and session proposals. In case you are in the same position, here's your link to the JavaOne Conference page.
In addition to the JavaOne link in Projects and Communities , we link to the Java XML and Web Services JAXB wiki page. Many of the communities have their own wiki and their pages complement the Javapedia
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Bill Wake leads off today's featured Weblogs with his report back from OOPSLA 03. He calls out the "Domain-Driven Design" theme and points to Eric Evans' book on the topic. Bill Day has posted slides from recent Sun Tech Days in Roll On Tech Conferences, Roll On. Bill also repeats his offer that if you come up to him "at a Tech Days and mention that you read this on java.net, I promise I'll snag you a really cool shirt!"
In today's java.net News Headlines :
- Sun to Make Java Desktop OS Available December.
- Sun Considering Open Source License for Application Server
- Jakarta Commons DbUtils 1.0
- Jakarta Velocity 1.1-beta1
- Java Email Server (JES) 1.3.2
- QuickTime for Java Update 2.0: OS X Jaguar
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