Yeshim Blog - Will Sun Open Source Java in Tokyo?
Sun's JavaOne Tokyo event will take place next week in Tokyo. If James
Gosling and other Sun executives are not travelling in Brazil, then they will
most likely be at JavaOne Tokyo.
Sun traditionally schedules this event to make big announcements. There is a
rumor in the industry that Sun may open source Java next week in Tokyo, but
this is just a rumor and no one really knows it until the first day of the
posted Tuesday, 1 November 2005 3 PM EST
Even though in April 2004 he appointed Jonathan Schwartz president and COO,
Sun supremo Scott McNealy has never quite managed to take a step backwards
out of the limelight. Or even half a step for that matter. The blame for that
lies squarely on McNealy's shoulders - or, rather, on his lips. Because no
other CEO in the Valley has quite McNealy's gift for quips, put-downs,
one-liners, and significant "quotable quotes." JDJ News Desk here brings a
"Sun Is Not Proprietary, Just As IBM Is Not Bankrupt"
It was a year ago now that McNealy tore into a reporter as fol... (more)
Google:maps - a freeware, open-source project to provide a 100% Java
front-end to the GoogleMaps API - is a JSP taglibrary that provides
cross-browser and clean GoogleMaps output, every time, according to the
enthusiasts behind the project.
Led by Tom E. Cole, whose day job is as general manager of Lamatek, Inc., the
group says that the Tag Library provides JSP developers with the ability to
"I like JSP technology," Cole explains, "and I like GoogleMaps. To me it was
a perfect match, creating ... (more)
According to Web visionary and SOA expert Miko Matsumara, there was only one
certain result of there being two board factions at Sun Microsystems, one in
favor of the IBM deal (the Jonathan Schwartz faction) and the other opposing
(the Scott McNealy faction): "Mark my words, Schwartz is toast, IBM deal or
no deal," declared Mastumara recently in his 'SOA Thoughts' blog. Now that
Oracle has bought Sun instead, will the same apply?
Scott McNealy & Larry Ellison on SYS-CON.TV
"If the IBM deal fails completely ...look for Scott McNealy to pull a Michael
Dell (or a Jerry Yang, dependi... (more)
(May 3, 2002) - When Dave Spencer and his colleagues at Santa Monica,
California-based Lumos Technologies heard that Google had released its SOAP
API, their first thought was to wonder how best to incorporate the Google
search engine into Instant Messenger - on which they all, like many
enterprises these days, live during business hours.
The result, YIM Google, is a bot on Yahoo IM written in Java...that searches
Google for you. You just send it the words you want to search on and it calls
www.google.com and returns 5 results from them.
"It's probably easy to get this to work in ... (more)