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JavaOne 2003: Java's Debutante Ball
by John D. Mitchell
July 8, 2003
The JavaOne 2003 developers conference shows that Java has weathered the initial ravages of growth and is ready to mature.


Can you believe it? JavaOne 2003 was the eighth JavaOne conference thrown by Sun Microsystems to proselytize Java. I've attended all eight and it's been fascinating to witness the various cycles of technology, buzz, fear, depression, hype, and people over the years.

Here's my lighthearted take on JavaOne 2003.

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John D. Mitchell is the Chief Architect of Krugle -- a search engine for developers. Along with developing and rescuing distributed enterprise systems, John advises investors and executives on technology and high-tech companies. Over the past 15 years, he has been the CTO of ElasticMedia,, jGuru and the MageLang Institute. John co-authored "Making Sense of Java: A Guide for Managers and the Rest of Us." He was the founder and contributing editor of the "Tips & Tricks" column at JavaWorld. John writes extensively on complex systems, development processes, computer languages and protocols, parsing and translating, and technological business risk management.

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