Edd Dumbill

Edd Dumbill is a principal analyst for O'Reilly Radar, and program chair for the O'Reilly Strata Conference and the O'Reilly Open Source Convention.

Seven Reasons You Should Use Java Again

Seven Reasons You Should Use Java Again

Java deserves another look. Here's why.

Sixteen years on, this ain't your father's Java. Here's seven reasons why Java is worth your time.

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A rough guide to JVM languages

A rough guide to JVM languages

Java is as much about the JVM as it is the language.

This overview of JVM-based programming compares the relative strengths of the major languages.

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Seven Java projects that changed the world

Seven Java projects that changed the world

Celebrating a decade of game-changing Java software.

Reaching beyond mere adoption, these seven projects have had a profound effect on the Java world, software development in general, and even our daily lives.

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Sarah Novotny joins OSCON for 2011

OSCON is returning to Portland in July 2011.

The O'Reilly Open Source Convention will be returning to Portland, Oregon, July 25-29 2011, with program chairs Edd Dumbill and Sarah Novotny.

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Hardware hacking heaven

Hardware hacking heaven

OSCON's hardware track looks at ways to hack the world around you.

Hacking isn't just for software anymore. A full range of open source hardware hacks — everything from Arduino to parallel programming to small-form computing — will be discussed at OSCON this year. With the current slate of tools, it's never been easier to write code that runs on low-power, small-format devices. And many of these tools are familiar to conventional software developers.

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Nominations Open For O’Reilly Open Source Awards 2010

Nominations Open For O’Reilly Open Source Awards 2010

Recognizing community contribution and leadership

The O’Reilly Open Source Awards will be hosted this July at OSCON 2010 in Portland, OR. The awards recognize individual contributors who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, creativity, and collaboration in the development of Open Source Software. Past recipients for 2005-2009 include Brian Aker, Angela Byron, Karl Fogel, Pamela Jones, Bruce Momjian, Chris Messina, David Recordon, and Andrew Tridgell.

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