Thursday Jun 18, 2009

Java Warehouse Developer Center

Join the free trial of the Java Warehouse Developer Center beta release and try the power of the Java Store distribution channel. Learn more.

Tuesday Jun 16, 2009

Train Online and Blog About It for a Chance to Win $300

Accelerate your development at no charge with JavaOne online technical sessions, and blog about it for a chance to win $300. Learn more.

Friday May 29, 2009

CommunityOne and JavaOne Conferences: Read, Watch, Tweet -- Connect!

Can't be there in person? You can still join in.

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Wednesday May 20, 2009

To Whet Your Appetite for CommunityOne and JavaOne Conferences

Not sure which CommunityOne and JavaOne conference sessions to attend this year? Here are some suggestions.

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Tuesday May 19, 2009

Register Now for the 2009 Sun HPC Consortium (June 21-22, Hamburg, Germany)

Whether you're an application developer, CIO, or VP of research, if you're interested in high-performance computing, plan to attend the upcoming Sun High Performance Computing (HPC) Consortium in Hamburg, just before the ISC09 Conference this June. Early bird registration ends May 21, so register now.

Monday May 18, 2009

Sun Software Library: Write a Review, Get a T-Shirt

Write a review for an application in the Sun Software Library -- an online catalog of commercial and open-source applications on Sun technologies from over 9,000 companies, organizations, or individual developers -- and you may win a free T-shirt. Learn more and get started.

Friday May 08, 2009

Meet Java Champions, JUG Leaders, and the NetBeans Dream Team

Where can you find more than 30 events that feature Java Champions, Java User Group (JUG) leaders, and NetBeans Dream Team members? The Java Champions home page provides details and a schedule for the JavaOne and CommunityOne conferences (June 1-5).

Wednesday May 06, 2009

New Article: JavaFX Mobile Applications -- Best Practices for Improving Performance

In the new article JavaFX Mobile Applications -- Best Practices for Improving Performance, Sun engineer Michael Heinrichs captures lessons learned while preparing the JavaFX release and provides some hints on how to improve the performance of JavaFX Mobile applications. Learn more.

Tuesday May 05, 2009

Updates for the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems

Sun continues to add innovation through the following new updates to the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System. Sun has

  • Doubled the capacity of the Sun Storage 7110 Unified Storage System (4 terabytes [TB])
  • More than tripled the capacity of the Sun Storage 7210 Unified Storage System (142 TB)
  • Added over 15 feature enhancements in this quarter's Sun Storage 7000 update (Software 2009.Q2)

Download and experience the virtual versions of the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems from the Tech Resources page.

Friday May 01, 2009

Developer Insight: Code Talk With Five Experts

In Part 2 of the Developer Insight Series, Code Talk, developers Joshua Bloch, Masood Mortazavi, Jaron Lanier, Victoria Livschitz, and Brian Harry discuss the keys to writing good code.

Thursday Apr 30, 2009

Geertjan Interviews Bernd Ruehlicke

In Oil & Gas Exploration on the NetBeans Platform, Geertjan Wielenga interviews petrophysicist Bernd Ruehlicke about Vinland Software Suite, an application for geoscientists created at Eriksfiord.

Topics of discussion include geoscience, the NetBeans platform, Swing, and one way to limit spaghetti code. Read the interview.

Fresh Look: Developer Content on My Sun Connection

We've updated the Developer tab for Sun Developer Network (SDN) members on the My Sun Connection portal. Log in, take a look, and let us know what you think.

Not yet an SDN member? Register for a Sun online account to join SDN, and you're in.

Monday Apr 27, 2009

Sun Forums: Interview With ejp (Esmond Pitt)

Get to know ejp, also known as Esmond Pitt of Australia, in the inaugural Sun Forums Contributors Spotlight interview.

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Audiocast: Paul Miller Interviews J.C. Soto of Sun on Cloud Computing

Listen to Paul Miller's latest interview: Juan Carlos Soto Reaffirms Sun Microsystems' Commitment to the Cloud.

Happy Birthday,!

From the first posting on April 27, 2004, has been a place for Sun Microsystems employees to discuss the projects they're working on, air some dirty laundry, philosophize, express their dreams, and tell readers about special people and events in their lives. shows the beating heart of Sun, from its CEO to its student interns. Thanks to Linda Skrocki and all members of the BSC team (past and present) for their excellent work.


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