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SYS-CON Radio host Alan Williamson interviews John Entenmann, vice president, Business Intelligence Tools for Oracle.
SYS-CON Radio host Alan Williamson interviews Ted Farrell, Architect and Director of Strategy of Application Developerment Tools for Oracle.
SYS-CON Radio host Alan Williamson interviews Chander Kent, President of LinuxCertified, Inc.
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Jason Holmes, Java Developer of the year.
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Robert G. Shrimp, Vice President, Oracle Database Product Marketing.
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Jack Corrie, CIO Calpars.
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Christopher Job, VP of Application Development Tools for Oracle.
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Marco Tilli of Oracle.
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Rene Bonvanie, vice president, Oracle 9i Product Marketing.
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Bill Dwight of Oracle.
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Thor Heinrichs-Wolpert, Chief Software Architect of Intellinger Software.
SYS-CON Radio interviews Michael Stoeckert of EPL.
SYS-CON Radio interviews Dan Vlamis, CEO and Chris Claterbos, Sr. Java Developer of Vlamis Software.
SYS-CON Radio interviews Jacob Christfort, Oracle's VP of Mobile Services.
Have you noticed lately how the word pattern seems to be creeping into general musings and dialogue more and more? Like name-dropping, it's consciously woven into the fabric of the conversation as a way to assert a certain level of understanding and credibility.
A job interview can be scary at the best of times. In the current economy, the process is even more intimidating. What sort of questions would you expect? What level of discussion are you likely to enter into in a Java interview? You ­ the readers ­ responded with a wonderful array of...
Over the past few months, I've frequently stated my belief that Java, in its present state, doesn't stand much chance on the desktop against the march of Microsoft's WinForm technology from the .NET Framework. A view, I've discovered, shared by many of you. Before I continue, let me cl...
It has been far from quiet on the JDJ forums front this month ­ a result of the recent news item we broke regarding the now infamous Gartner report. This report claimed that there will be a major shortage of Java developers in the forthcoming year. Which is good news...I think! So why ...
This past June, the crew and I spent a week in one of the best cities in the world. New York City played host to SYS-CON's Web Services Edge Conference & Expo, where all the major players in the Web services market come under one roof to talk and debate the emergence of this new wave o...
When I wrote my last editorial I was on a plane to Toronto. What I neglected to tell you was where I was off to after Toronto. It was to Redmond, Washington, as the guest of Microsoft, where they showed me the virtues of their .NET framework. It was a very interesting visit and I learn...
SYS-CON Radio interviews Glen Daniels of Macromedia about his new book published by Sams Publishing.
SYS-CON Radio interviews Trellix at Web Services Edge.
JDJ caught up with Jason Hunter, Apache Software Foundation vice president, after JavaOne to discuss the major announcement regarding the controversial issue of open sourcing Java. Jason holds a seat on the JCP Executive Committee overseeing the Java platform.
Fly me to the moon...let me walk among the stars' or at least America. I am at present sitting in a Continental plane flying over the beautiful Scottish islands, sun beaming in through the window, contemplating the week ahead of me. My destination is Toronto where I will be attending t...
The whole wireless space has been an interesting one to keep an eye on for the past couple of years, in particular how it relates to the Java space. Sure, we've heard wonderful tales about the vast millions of phones in Japan and how quickly Java is being adopted there, but for the res...
As Nat King Cole famously sang, we have to 'face the music and dance...' This month's editorial is coming to you with a reader beware warning! I've been engaged in some great debates over the last month on a variety of topics, but the one that has caught my interest is the old chestnut...
Sun recently announced the general availability of JDK 1.4. JDJ's editor-in-chief, Alan Williamson, had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Sherman Dickman, senior product manager for the Java platform. Before the meeting Alan invited the readers of JDJ to put together some quest...
SYS-CON radio's Alan Williamson talks to Blair Wyman of JDJ Cubist Thread fame.
SYS-CON's Alan Williamson talks to Jon Atkins from Hewlett-Packard Company
SYS-CON's Alan Williamson talks to Philip Adams, Marketing Manager of Jinfonet.
SYS-CON's Alan Williamson talks to Ken Kajikawa, COO and founder of BizExpense.
SYS-CON Radio's Alan Williamson talks to Tony Fader of Transvirtual Technologies.
SYS-CON's Alan Williamson talks to Rick Sanderson, CEO of Fourbit.
SYS- CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Imtiyaz Haque, President, Ashnasoft
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Peter Meehan, Market Director, LOOX Software
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Rick Kuzyk, Senior Technology Evangelist, Sonic Software Corporation
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Peter Meehan, Market Director, LOOX Software
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Richard Noling, Chief Executive Officer, Insignia Solutions
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Tim Tumilty, VP Sales and Marketing, NewMonics, Inc.
SYS-CON Radio Host Alan Williamson interviews Jay Raghavendra Pullur,Founder and CEO, Pramati Technologies