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The Word from the Web – 09/05/08

world.jpgWith less than three weeks until the start of Oracle OpenWorld, the blogosphere is bursting with great, new information on the show. If you're taking Google's Chrome for a spin, why not check out these posts in your new browser.

The Art of Justification: Attending Oracle OpenWorld 2008
It's not always easy to make the most of a conference. Especially if you're having trouble getting permission to go. One of our favorite bloggers, Mohan Dutt, shares some tips on how to convince the suits in management that the value of Oracle OpenWorld is much greater than the expense.

Still Going
To find information about the largest update of Oracle Coherence ever, catch Cameron Purdy (formerly CEO of Tangosol, now VP of Development at Oracle) at his session at Oracle OpenWorld. If you miss him there, check his blog for some other upcoming appearances.

Portal Related Sessions at Oracle OpenWorld 2008 in San Francisco
Right now Peter Moskovits is up to his neck in Oracle Openworld demos. But somehow he found the time to compile an impressive list of sessions about Portal, Web 2.0, and Enterprise 2.0 technolgies. Check out his blog to see if you can cram all these important sessions into your schedule.

What Is Going on for PHP and Ruby on Rails at Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, Sep 21st–25th
Kuassi Mensah, co-author of Oracle Database Programming Using Java and Web Services, is coordinating a handful of PHP and Ruby on Rails sessions and hands-on labs. If you've got time, take a look at the Java/JDBC sessions and hands-on labs he has lined up, too.

Oracle OpenWorld 2008: LIVE Demonstration of Eye Tracking on an iPhone
We don't often toot our own blog horn, but the folks over at the Oracle Usable Apps blog are talking about some very cool technology coming to the DEMOgrounds. Get in on the discussion today, and see the results on the show floor.


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