JavaONE -- here we come!

Well, two weeks from today JavaONE kicks off at the Moscone center in San Francisco, running from May 8-11. 

CommunityOne:  This year there is a very cool pre-conference event that be held on Monday the 7th -- CommunityOne.  CommunityOne is an open and free (as in beer) event that "explores participation-based technologies, solutions and business models that are transforming lives and industries."  If that blurb leaves you scratching your head, here are a few of the things that will be happening that I think are particularly cool:

JavaONE:  At the main conference itself there will a bunch of FOSS related talks.  If you are interested in knowing more about how Sun and Canonical went about packaging the Java Stack components for Ubuntu 7.04 check out "Packaging Java Platform Applications Into Ubuntu (TS-7361)" with Harpreet and Jeff Bailey.  Also dont miss the .org ZONE where a whole bunch of FOSS .orgs will be hangin' out including the Free Software Foundation, the Apache Software Foundation, PostgresSQL, Derby, Zimbra, OpenJDK....

And of course I would be remiss if I didnt mention pod #961, where Joe, Tracy and I will be taking turns manning Sun's GNU/Linux booth.   My slots are Tuesday night and all Wednesday so if you're at the show those times swing by the pod and say hi.

 

Pau for now... 

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