Ever get that feeling? The glitch in the Matrix? The feeling of Deja-vu that is just so strong you can't shake it from the front of your brain? After finishing the new book, The Masters of Doom, I have the feeling that we have been here before and history will repeat itself.
A continuation of Chris Adamson's ponderings on the state of JOGL and Java 3D; how JOGL affects Java 2D; how it's way past my dinner time and how I'll pass out if I don't eat in the next five minutes.
Is it because of competition?
The secret sauce for building successful mobile applications using J2ME
Can visual development tools obviate the need for programmers?
Another round of benchmarks for the Application server world!
The one thing that I have been trying to resolve is the whole notion of food-on-the-table, and who actually puts it there. We all have to eat and if we give away all our hard earned work, then what are we to charge for?
Java serving 1 billion pages per day for eBay! I'm always looking for Java case studies. It's fascinating to see just what people have done. This set from JavaOne lists eBay, The Wall Street Journal, American Airlines, several huge governmental organizations, and many more.
The Austin JUG held its July meeting two days ago. The topic was "JavaOne 2003 Recap." We had a great turnout and the level of interest was high..
We can't be excited about an application just because its written is Swing. To make the community take Swing applications seriously, they have to rock!
Better yet, put examples on a wiki and let the community evolve it, yet link to the wiki pages directly from the official documentation.... yes, I like it!
Innovation comes in many shapes and sizes, check out a beautiful Java client tool I recently discovered that gives you a new spin on your code base
The JavaPerformanceTuning.com July newsletter was published
Alan Williamson asked who pays for open source and draws a blank. Perhaps he's asking the question the wrong way, confusing the people who need source with the people who need software?
...it was all started by a mouse. -Walt Disney
Very brief reaction to Clay Shirky's group talk
Anecodotal evidence and a licensing announcement appear to indicate a sea change in 3D graphics as it applies to Java.
OK, that's a bit of a contentious (and pretentious?) title. But I claim that toying too much with Java's identity will give C# a big lead.
Web Services and XML
The W3C XML Protocol Working Group has published the first working draft of a SOAP Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism. This specification shows the direction in which the WG is headed to address the handling of attachments for SOAP 1.2 messages.