My Highlights from FISL and Sun Tech Days Brazil
I recently returned from a two week trip to Brazil. I was there for FISL and Java ME Day, which was part of Sun Tech Days . I had an outstanding trip, from a Mobile & Embedded Community perspective. I talked to many people about Java ME and our open source community. Some of the technical highlights included:
Hearing about the one laptop per child project. I saw a preso on this at FISL and a demo of the laptop in their booth. Its really an amazing project. Its quite impressive that it was all put together by a non-profit organization. Hope they can consider adding Java to it.
Meeting non-Sun community members. Completely by accident we met the project owners of Project Marge, a bluetooth framework. They came up to us at our booth in FISL. This is a new project in the Mobile & Embedded Community. Watch out for a podcast on this.
Meeting Java developers from JUGs, Java Users Group. We met JUG members from all over Brazil. We also did a presentation for the SouJava JUG in San Paulo. We even had the SouJava leader, Mauricio Leal, give our Intro to JavaME preso at ME Days