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A Weblog by Bruce Eckel
B. Scott Andersen
Vladimir Ritz Bossicard
James O. Coplien
Cees de Groot
David Heinemeier Hansson
Jakob Eg Larsen
Robert C. Martin
John D. Mitchell
Eric S. Raymond
Guido van van Rossum
Richard Hale Shaw
January 3, 2008, 92 comments
This sounds bad, but it needs to happen if Java is to ultimately stay in the mainstream. That is, if feature accretion hasn't already irreparably damaged the language.
December 28, 2007, 29 comments
In November, I gave the commencement address for Neumont University, a school in Salt Lake City dedicated to teaching computer science where my coauthor lectures. This is that speech.
December 25, 2007, 28 comments
Over a year ago, I bought a new computer. This was a carefully considered decision, as I don't change computers that often and so try to get something I will be satisfied with for as long as possible.
December 18, 2007, 4 comments
You can listen to most of the 2007 sessions on the Javaposse site to get an idea of how fun and engaging the conversations were. We expect more people this time, maybe even a sellout.
December 18, 2007, Submit comment
The RIA Jam will explore (directly) Flex and Silverlight, and (indirectly, since it's not ready yet) JavaFX. The Flex-TurboGears Jam will use Flex on the front end and TurboGears on the server. For either you can choose to only drill down on a particular technology.
December 16, 2007, Submit comment
I created and ran both the C++ and Java tracks at the Software Development Conference for many years, and have spoken at numerous other conferences. Since discovering Open Spaces, my interest in "eyes-forward" conferences has waned.
December 9, 2007, 3 comments
Jeremy Meyer and I put this together from start to finish in one afternoon, using puppets to show the basics of making JRuby calls into Java.
November 8, 2007, 27 comments
How to create Flex forms within HTML pages to easily achieve cross-browser and cross-platform functionality.
October 29, 2007, Submit comment
I have the demo version (first 7 chapters) of this up for anyone interested in trying it out.
October 23, 2007, 16 comments
Not only is this the first place that I look, it's a wonderful way to browse the language features and see what's new. It's also an excellent history of the language's development.
October 19, 2007, 2 comments
Languages as people representing themselves at a conference, arguing about which one is better.
October 12, 2007, 14 comments
I got a consulting query over the internet the other day; they were desperate for someone to do a particular project and it seemed like I might be able to help.
October 12, 2007, 6 comments
This is a single HTML page so that you can use your web browser's "find" function to quickly search through the book.
October 5, 2007, 33 comments
For all intents and purposes, Microsoft has infinite financial resources. But they create almost no new applications, and they had to seriously cut back on the features of Vista to get it out.