JAX Innovation Awards Nomination Period Ends on Monday
JAX Innovations Award nominations will close this coming Monday. So, if you'd like to nominate a Java technology, company, or ambassador, the time to submit your nomination(s) is now.
The mission of the JAX Innovations Awards is to foster the spirit of innovation in the Java realm, and promote cutting-edge Java technologies. The judges include:
- RedMonk founder James Governor;
- Canoo Engineering AG Fellow Dierk König;
- JSF Central editor-in-chief Kito D. Mann;
- S&S Media Chief Content Officer Sebastian Meyen;
- Sao Paulo Healthcare Information System architect and java.net Java Tools community leader Fabiane Bizinella Nardon;
- Neward and Associates founder Ted Neward;
- Creative Intellect Consulting Research Director Bola Rotibi;
- Java developer, open source evangelist, and SouJava JUG leader Bruno Souza; and
- Java technology journalist Darryl K. Taft.
The Brussels JUG notes that finalists will be announced on May 30, with online voting starting on June 1.
Our current java.net poll asks "What's the highest level of your participation in open source projects that use the Java/JVM platform?" Voting will close on Monday.
Our latest java.net href="http://www.java.net/archive/spotlight">Spotlight is the JCP Program Office announcement of the 2011 JCP EC Special Election Results -
The results are in...the 2011 JCP EC Special Election has officially concluded, and final results are available on jcp.org. Thank you to all of the nominees for your interest and participation in the election and congratulations to the new JCP EC Members! SE/EE EC Ratified seats: Goldman Sachs, SouJava (both ratified) - term ends 2013. Open Seat Election: London Java Community...
We're also featuring Terrence Barr's Beyond Smartphones: Source Code + Video released -
Smartphones get a lot of attention these days, but feature phones running Java ME outsell smartphones by a 5x-10x margin and have an installed based measured in the billions, not millions. So, as an application developer or ISV, if you are going for the big markets, Java ME really needs to be part of your platform story...
Here are the stories we've recently featured in our Java news section:
- The Brussels JUG comments on the Java Community Process EC Elections;
- Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine notes that JSR 347 (Data Grids) is a go!;
- Markus Eisele provides advice on Enforcing Upload Limits with Primefaces 2.2.1;
- The Java Source introduces Coders4Africa: Creating a Community of African Developers;
- Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine invites GlassFish users to Define the top 3 issues you'd like to see fixed in 3.1.1; and
- The Java Source announces a new Oracle Technology Network article, Hello Blu-ray 3D World!
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