JavaOne 2010 – Technical General Session

Posted in: Enterprise Java

The Technical General Session on Tuesday was held at the Hilton and not at the Moscone Convention Center. After traversing the awkward combination of stairs and escalators to get to the Ballroom in the Hilton I was pleased to see the hotel staff had reconfigured the room since the lunch hour from round tables to the standard endless rows of neatly lined up chairs. The session was true to Java’s heritage and once again told as a story in 3 parts – JavaSE, JavaEE and JavaME. However, far and away the most interesting information came from the JavaSE portion of the presentation.
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iPhone Development for Java Programmers

Posted in: Enterprise Java

A friend brought this book to my attention recently. As an experienced enterprise Java developer who has recently added Objective-C to his toolkit of technologies to solve problems with, I was happy to see a book so close to my heart. I have started (but not yet finished) reading this one and so far it seems well worth the read for those of you who want to also add Objective-C to your Java skillset.