Now that the dust has settled, sincere thanks go out to my compadres (you know who you are) for helping make The Java One 2011 Java SE Embedded Hands on Lab such a success. In fact it was so well received, our peers in Asia are already planning on replicating the effort for JavaOne Tokyo in April 2012. In addition to the Tokyo event, we hope to provide future opportunities for this venue elsewhere. In the interim, we'd seriously consider hosting this lab, albeit on a smaller scale (Java One had 105 networked devices and workstations), for interested customers. To give you a feel for the lab contents, here's a synopsis:
Java One 2011 Hands on Lab 24642: Java SE Embedded Development Made Easy
This Hands-on Lab aims to show that developers already familiar with the
Java develop/debug/deploy lifecycle can apply those same skills to
develop Java applications, using Java SE Embedded, on embedded devices.
Each participant in the lab will: