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Java Posse 99

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Updated 2007-02-22 17:42

Summary

Terms and technologies mentioned in
http://www.javaposse.com/index.php?post_id=169799
of The Java Posse podcast.

Java Posse Roundup

Question Answer
Java Posse RoundupConference held by Java Posse guys
Bruce EckelAuthor of thinking in java
Java Posse Roundup LocationCrested Butte, CO
Java Posse Roundup DateMarch 6th-9th 2007
Java Posse Roundup price$600-$900
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Tools & Technologies

ToolDescription
iPhoneApple's new cell phone
Apple TVApple's new set-top box
Groovyscripting language with Java-based syntax (runs in the jvm and uses jars)
Scala oo and functional language
Rubyscripting language used by Ruby on Rails
FareComparewebsite showing airline prices (featured in Sun article)
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Tools & Technologies II

ToolDescription
J-Track 3dNASA's applet showing satellite locations in 3d
BitTyrant (and Azureus)BitTorrent clients written in Java
Jininow called Apache River
Apache Riverframework enableing transparent networking of devices and services (formerly Jini)
JSF(Java Server Faces) spec for web UI frameworks
Java Web Partsproject providing small, reusable web app components
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Tools & Technologies III

ToolDescription
GeronimoApache's J2EE app server
Apache Commons VFS(Virtual File System) API to abstract file systems access
Java Restletslightweight ReST framework
ReST(Representational State Transfer) simpler alternative to SOAP
Syntheticalook and feel for Swing
AntJava-based build tool
Virtual antGUI for building ant files
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New versions mentioned

ToolVersion
Apache Geronimo2.0 milestone one
Apache Commons VFS (virtual file system)1.0
Java Restlets1.0 RC 2
Synthetica2.2.0
Ant1.7.0
Groovy1.0
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See also

Java Posse - all Java Posse episodes
http://www.javaposse.com/index.php?post_id=169799