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Covering JavaOne - A look back

Posted by daniel on July 5, 2004 at 6:38 AM PDT

We wrap up our coverage of this year's JavaOne.

O'Reilly Java book editor Mike Loukides thinks a bit about open source and what he saw at this year's conference in ex post javaone. Linux community manager Chris DiBona responds to one of Gosling's comments Regarding Distribution Divergence made as part of the panel on "The Big Question". Bruce Tate writes about how different Java developers might choose a restaurant in Where's the Chicken.

We've changed the front page of between now and July 6 to host our coverage for this year's JavaOne Conference. In the middle, below this daily editor's note you will find highlighted blogs, forum postings and news items. We have added some guest bloggers from for the conference to our webloggers. In addition we are adding news stories from various feeds into the mix. In the right column we are featuring announcements of new projects and communities being launched here on

Have opinions about the future J2SE releases? Follow the link in the right column to a brief survey. I will rant about the number five some other day.
Most of the right column is occupied by a live feed of weblogs, forum posting, and news items. We don't filter this feed in any way and present the latest postings. The center column presents some of the highlights, but all of our blog entries and JavaOne Forum postings appear in the right column.

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