Java Spotlight Episode 55: Georges Saab, Vice President of Development in the Java Platform Group
By Roger Brinkley on Nov 08, 2011
Interview with Georges Saab, Vice President of Core Java Developement at Oracle.
Joining us this week on the Java All Star Developer Panel are Dalibor Topic, Java Free and Open Source Software Ambassador and Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine, Java EE Developer Advocate.
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- GlassFish 3.1.2 themes and features
- ESPN and others sharing their GlassFish production stories
- Gartner's Latest Enterprise Application Server Magic Quadrant - Oracle's leadership
- OpenJDK bug database: JIRA pilot deployment
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- Java Community Process 2011 Executive Committee (EC) Election
- Nov 7-11, OREDEV, Malmo, Sweden
- Nov 08 Mobile-Enterprise OTN Dev Days, Shenzhen
- Nov 10 Mobile-Enterprise OTN Dev Days, Beijing
- Nov 14-18 Devoxx, Antwerp
- Nov 15-17, DOAG, Nuremberg, Germany
- Nov 22-23, Goto Conference, Prague
Georges Saab is the vice president of Development for the Java Platform group at Oracle. His responsibilities include the Java language, core libraries, and the Java Virtual Machine. Georges is a 20-plus-year veteran of programming language and platform development. His work with the Java platform began when he was a developer of Java Standard Edition at Sun Microsystems, where he was a founder of the Swing group and Java Webstart, and continued as he ran development of the JRockit JVM for many years at BEA Systems. Georges currently sits on the governing board of the OpenJDK as an observer. You can follow Georges on Twitter at: @g_saab
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Transcript for this show is available here when available.