Java

Day two at JavaOne and I've been amazed at how many times presenters (including many Sun employees) have advocated Ruby on Rails during their presentations, be it running on JRuby or the native C Ruby implementation. The thing that I'm curious about is if and how...

I went to a very interesting and thought provoking session this morning by Joe Winchester from IBM UK. His English accent, Hugh Grant-ish stuttering and fast speech meant that quite a few of the audience missed some of the jokes. Pity, there were...

Big day at JavaOne today with the keynote. There are a lot of people here. Mark's already covered the keynote, so all I'll say is this: that room was so big I reckon you could fit at least two Boeing 747's end-to-end in it. Straight...

jPDL stands for Java Process Definition Language. It is an interesting technology that allows business processes or workflows to be diagrammed at a high level, one which even a business person may be able to follow with a little help. I can't help...

Today was the official start of JavaOne 2007, and of course there was a keynote. The VP of Software for Sun, Rich Green sauntered on to the stage with music pumping out from a DJ and with massive video screens showing lots of shiny,...

Today at the JavaOne Community Day I saw a couple of presentations on JRuby and the NetBeans Ruby support. Mark's already talked about the JRuby stuff, so I'm going to cover the NetBeans Ruby support. I've actually been playing with it for a week or...