When Dr. Dobbs says something good about it, then it's definitely worth looking into right?. In this case, some ex-Sun guys have created a Java-based lightweight tool capable of producing native interfaces across mobile platforms for a Write Once, Run Everywhere Mobile story and with a NetBeans plugin announced yesterday that looks great for our academic customers and to integrate with our stack. Cool. Time for a call with Shai next week.
Next week we get back together with the America's Cup Event Authority, KQED and Autodesk to set a course (no pun intended) for the education outreach program surrounding the 34th America's Cup. Our "Make the Future" story about making it fun for kids to learn about computer science, engineering and programming in Java continues as way to bring about a tidal wave of next-generation coders using NetBeans. In the end though, kids need mentors and that's where a JUG somewhere may...
So, Can we improve the operational performance of schools and universities through games? Heck yeah and Marta has some ideas on where to start. Enterprise Gamification View more presentations from Marta Rauch
It's not only one of my favorite songs by The Who, but also what our Peoplesoft Campus customers across America are doing with our partnership with Dub Labs & AT&T and their Campus Guide solution. Just ask Cindy.
Today we announced that Oracle is the 1st commercial affiliate of the Immersive Education Initiative which starts today at Boston College. So, if you have an interest in using Java, MySQL, NetBeans, Glassfish and VirtualBox technologies and deploying them on to create 3D interactive or mixed reality learning and collaboration experiences for education or business use. Then, Watch this space for more updates on this pioneering new community work on the 3D Web.