Java.net Activities at JavaOne
By CassandraClark-OTN on Aug 30, 2010
I'm excited about JavaOne this year. It's going to be different in a lot of ways, but we are doing our best to ensure that the Java.net presence for the community is just as good if not better then previous years. In years past Java.net has had a "community corner" booth in the JavaOne pavilion at Moscone. It was always a little bit of a weird fit, to have a community space plonked down in the middle (or the corner) of this big space mostly dedicated to marketing.
This time we'll be housed in the Mason Street tent, which will be a large comfortable space for people from all of the technology communities to hang out, pick up swag, watch the videocasts, and see some live events too, like the Java Posse on Tuesday night. The tent will be huge - taking up the entire city block between the Hilton and Nikko.
Community members will be able to come find me, our editor Kevin, and other members of the leadership and infrastructure team throughout the week. The larger space will be shared by JUGs, Java Champions, Oracle Aces, and the Architecture community, among others. We'll have some comfy couches, one kiosk to demo the new version of the site on, and we'll be right next to the coffee and beer, which I'm sure many members will approve of. This year we'll also be doing professionally produced videocasts - they will be hosted by our editor, Kevin Farnham, and feature interviews with a variety of leaders from the community. I hope you will find the time to come by, see the demo, and say hello to us if you're in town.
Java.net Community Manager