Read this interesting article on various Java related initiatives that are trying to bring opensource sanity to projects like Android.
The Duke’s choice awards are out for the year 2010. Congratulations winners!
[Another backlog post from March 12th.] Visited SRKR Engineering College on March 12th. This trip combined several activities at the college: Meeting of Bhimavaram Open Solaris User Group and inviting new members. Review of specification for new hardware that would install OpenSolaris in labs. Guidance for summer projects in open source. The OpenSolaris meet is… Continue reading SRKR Engineering Collge Visit
It is fun and technology again. No time to take photos. Shared some ideas, issues, tools and tricks with my OpenSolaris buddies and some of the attendees. More socializing with Sun folks. Interacted with more attendees and suggested hints on the best ways to learn (a) OpenSoalris, (b) Java technologies. There are some in depth… Continue reading Sun Tech Days Day02
If you are a student participating in Code For Freedom, hurry up and submit your ongoing work. The last day for the contest is 14th Feb 2008, just two days away.
This week, I checked out ibibo, a social networking site targeted primarily towards India’s netizens. At first, I thought that this is similar to facebook, but later found some key differences. ibibo depends heavily on pre-cooked applications (blogs, photos, polls, yada, yada) and facebook has a rich set of user or group contributed applications. facebook… Continue reading ibibo
Recently Sun dual licensed its IDE, NetBeans 6. That means the code is open with both CDDL and GPLv2 (with Classpath Exception.) What would this mean? It would mean that all the GPLv2 based distributions can ship the NetBeans IDE easily. Better reach, better for integrations. (I am not a license expert and won’t comment… Continue reading NetBeans and Dual Licensing
This is in continuation of my first day’s summary of Sun Tech Days Hyderabad. Based on the interest we have seen for T2000, we wanted to get some printouts of this brochure on T2000. Satish called me on the night of 21st and I could get 400 copies of this brochure printed by a local… Continue reading Sun Tech Days Hyderabad
James Gosling is appointed to the Order of Canada. Congratulations James!
Wow! Thats the word that came to my mind when I saw the keynote hall of Sun Tech Days – Hyderabad event at Hyderabad International Convention Center this morning. By 8.00am this place is so alive both in terms of excitement level and spectacular visual appeal. Located in the premises of the Novotel hotel, this… Continue reading Sun Tech Days Hyderabad: What a Start!