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2005 may be remembered as the year of eating cake. I had the amusing honor of singing 'Happy Birthday' and eat cake in Sao Paolo, Ede, San Francisco, Tokyo, and a couple more places as many Java groups and organizations around the world wanted to be part of the 10th year of Java techno...
The election marathon that kicked off in September concluded last month with the open elections for the two JCP ECs. Congratulations and welcome aboard to the elected members: Intel Corporation and Hani Suleiman for the SE/EE EC and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB and Symbian Lt...
Last month I introduced the 2005 ratified ballot nominees for the JCP ECs. Meanwhile ratified voting concluded on October 17 and results confirmed all nominees: BEA Systems, SAP AG, and SAS Institute for the Standard/Enterprise Edition Executive Committee; and Nokia Corporation, IBM, a...
It's that time of the year again when the JCP is in election mode and an update about it is more than timely. At writing time, the ratification ballot was just posted (September 27) and this year's nominees are BEA, SAP, and SAS for the Java SE/EE Executive Committee (EC) and Nokia, IB...
In the August issue of JDJ (Vol. 10, issue 8) I introduced to you some of the JSR Spec Leads who won the distinction of Star Spec Lead at JavaOne. What they all share, I was noting, is their passion for Java and their belief in the benefits of evolving the platform based on binary stan...
The JavaOne Conference was the stage for many Java premiers and launches. One of them was the Star Spec Leads program initiated by the JCP.
Last month at the 2005 JavaOne Conference, members of the Java Community Process (JCP) program got together with the other Java communities for our traditional annual Java Communities in Action event. We mixed, mingled, and celebrated our ongoing efforts to extend Java technology on al...
This past month the JCP Executive Committees met in Nice, France, in concert with the TeleManagement World conference, where the worldwide telecommunications industry gathered to address technical, operating, and business issues related to the back office systems that they use to run t...