I wonder why, after so many years of failed predictions, the so-called "industry experts" still insist that Java is doomed. My conclusion is that they are being mislead by parallels with technologies that are from both a marketing and from a technology point of view radically different from Java.
Having moved to a new role, I find myself looking at the same things from an entirely different perspective. It's refreshing. It's enlightening. It's absolutely essential!
After two months trying job hunting portals I started thinking about innovative ways to demonstrate my abilities to the prospective employers. This blog entry is a laboratory about curriculum vitae formats. It discusses the way people interact in the job hunting universe and also presents a draft solution based on a CV XML Schema.
According to one article on innerself.com, â€œâ€¦throughout history events such as wars, migrations, crusades, uprisings, and revolutions have clustered around peak sunspot periods.â€ While JavaOne in 2006 hardly qualifies as mass hysteria, it was nevertheless quite an event.
Search is what you make it...
Notes on the JavaOne Conference 2006 Session TS-5540, â€œMaking Java/.Net Technology Based Web Services Interoperability Real. Java and .Net technologies set forth to interoperate hopefully for the good of all.
Major news from JavaOne: Sun Annoucnes Open Source Java, the Titanic Flies over the Moscone Center, and other imaginary headlines
The extent to which everything that matters can be contained, enhanced or enabled by a computing-based system or application, we might suppose that Java is germane.
What themes may come must give us pause...
The biggest question for Jonathan Schwartz to answer in JavaOne 2006 is whether or not Sun is going "open source" Java.
Is there anything in particular you would like to see blogged at JavaOne this year?
It seems the rumors of Scott McNealy's ouster as CEO of Sun are finally true. How will this affect Java?
The 20 most notable players in the last 20 years, as Network World sees it, including Sun's Scott McNealy and Radia Perlman.
What a wave of opinions and no surprise: A lot is at stake.
The last telegram has gone out...
Bellsouth has proposed a tiered service where providers pay for bandwidth. Here's why that's doomed.
The Free Software Foundation has released the first public draft of version 3 of the Gnu Public License. The rationale document might be a more interesting place to start reading to about what they've changed so far and why.
Note that folks using non-Gecko based browsers are not able to view or add comments about the draft on the web site but you can submit comments via email.
For those who can't read the draft easily on the official website, Tim Bray has put up an easy to read version that is suitable for printing.
Simon Phipps and Danese Cooper co-wrote their notes from the release presentation.
Interesting thoughts on Sun's service business from Sun and Forrester Research
I'm just moving from my current job to a new challenge: open my own company, as a IT consultant based on my home-office. After drinking coffee for fifteen years on traditional enterprises, I decided to drive my own destination - changing my career in a business perspective.
To stave off irrelevance, Sun states that they will be open-sourcing the SPARC chip architecture in 2006.