Slides for JavaOne 2006 Technical Keynote
Here are the slides Bill Shannon and I used for the JavaOne 2006
Technical Keynote. These cover the high-level roadmaps for Java SE
and EE, including Java SE 6 (Mustang), the Now and How of Java EE 5,
plus future directions.
Among the future directions were some of the initial ideas for Java SE 7 (Dolphin) and
new language technologies including Visual Basic for the Java Platform (Project
Tech Keynote (PDF) (1.4 meg)
Tech Keynote (StarOffice) (1.7 meg)
Tech Keynote (PowerPoint) (2.5 meg)
Please feel free to reuse these slides to spread the Java Platform
What the slides can't show is the various fine demos:
showed Mustang desktop integration features, including the
Vista look-and-feel, splash screen support, icons in the system tray,
and launching native apps.
Ludovic Champenois showed Java EE 5 in action, including building
a Web Service in
building a transactional web service
vi and javac; and finally building a Java EE 5 app with Java
Persistence, again in NetBeans 5.5.
Tor Norbye showed the Visual Basic language support from Project Semplice,
using Java Studio Creator to build a JSF web application using VB code
for its application logic. For more on Semplice, see
Roberto Chinnici showed off
Java web-tier to implement a rich Web 2.0 application, with Ajax on the
more on Phobos, see
Also, if you're interested, a video replay of the session is available (in three segments) on the
JavaOne Tuesday General Sessions page.