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Posted by editor on November 5, 2008 at 8:18 AM PST

Time again to cast ballots

As promised yesterday, the Election Ballot is now available for registered Java Community Process members to vote in the JCP 2008 Election. Candidates for the SE/EE EC are Intel Corp., Werner Kiel, Matthew McCullough, and Shashank Tiwari. On the ME EC, the candidates are Aplix Corporation, Sean Sheedy, and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB.

It's interesting to see so many individuals running in this year's elections: 3 out of 4 candidates for the SE/EE seat, and 1 of 3 for the ME seats. There's been a trend towards corporate and organizational membership on the EC's, so we'll see if this year's results turn that trend or maintain it.

Balloting ends November 17.

Also in Java Today,
the latest edition, issue 183, of the JavaTools Community Newsletter is out, with tool-related news from around the web, updates from the Dead Code Detector and JFeature tools, a list of new projects in the community, a graduation from the incubator (Maven-incremental-build), and a Tool Tip on using Google to find code.

In order to celebrate the release of NetBeans 6.5 the NetBeans User Group Munich (NUGM) will hold the first Munich NetBeans Demo Camp on November 18th. "The camp will focus on NetBeans as a Rich Client Platform. Companies and individuals are invited to showcase their products and share their experience. As special guests members of the NetBeans Dream Team and the NetBeans Team in Prague will show the latest platform features in NetBeans 6.5. Join your peers for an event packed with information and cool demos." Invited speakers include Geertjan Wielenga, Anton Epple, Aljoscha Rittner, Tanja Drüke, and Sven Reimers.

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